grid reference TL 770 453
opened 16th century
Data from the Food Standards Agency live feed.
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- Mon-Sat: 1030-2300
- Sun: 1100-2230
- Mon-Fri: 1200-1430, 1800-2100
- Sat: 1200-2100
- Sun: 1200-2000
regular real ales
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Clare is West Suffolk
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 31/12/2019
previously known as: Green Dragon, Saracen's Head
Real Ale is available here
12 & 13 Market Hill, CO10 8NN
A 16th century timber framed family & commercial hotel on the old market square. There is a quiet, comfortable lounge, a busy public bar with a conservatory to the rear. Full hotel service is available. It's a good food venue and presents occasional live music.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(historical detail found in Clare Book II streets)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
The green dragon may be a reference to the Earl of Pembroke and appears on their coat of arms. William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk was an important medieval English soldier and commander in the Hundred Years' War and later Lord Chamberlain of England. He was created Earl of Pembroke in 1447 and Duke of Suffolk in 1448.