grid reference TL 982 480
opened 15th Cent building
owner Free House
bar / restaurant
Data from the Food Standards Agency live feed.
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- Mon-Sat: 1200-1500, 1800-2300
- Sun: 1200-1800
2 changing ales
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Chelsworth is Babergh
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 21/01/2020
Chelsworth Peacock (Dickie & Buskin)
Real Ale is available here
37 The St, IP7 7HU
01449 746 952
A classic, "olde worlde" charm abounds in this timber framed building. A massive inglenook fireplace can be found in one bar. For some reason, TripAdvisor seems to think the pub is in nearby Bildeston.
Classic, "olde worlde" charm abounds in this timber framed building. A massive inglenook fireplace can be found in one bar. Beers are usually from Adnams, Woodfordes or Nethergate breweries. It also offers good food at reasonable prices.
The building mainly dates from the 16th century (though with wood carvings dating from 1410) and part of it was previously used as a shop. It takes its name from Miss Peacock, the maiden name of the mother of sisters who once ran the establishment.
The "Dickie & Buskin" seems to have been an informal local name for the pub, meaning "Donkey & Basket".
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** book extract from Bob Mitchell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)