Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Clare Clare Hotel

Clare Clare Hotel

also traded as Seafarer, Rose & Crown

Closed 2010?

opened late 19th century

19 Nethergate St, CO10 8NP

grid reference TL 768 451

This inn has featured on TV's Lovejoy. The landscaped garden to the rear included a children's play area.

Built late 18th or early 19th century.

The precise closure date is uncertain, but was some time between August 2008 and May 2010.





Historical interest

Historical interest




Thanks to Carl Benson of the Suffolk Latch Company for the historical photos.

(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)