In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
formerly New Bell
Offers a simply furnished but comfortable public bar and a larger & characterful restaurant/lounge. Exposed oak beams throughout and a large fireplace with wood-burner in each bar. Scrubbed wooden floors in bar areas, tiled floor in restaurant. Popular for food.
The current building was originally four cottages dating from about 1625. They were converted in 1968 to create this attractive pub.
Dogs are welcome in the pub but not in the restaurant area.
The original Bell (shown here on an old OS map from about the end of the 19th century) was opposite the church. larger map
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome: Dogs are welcome but not in the restaurant area
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Nearest railway station
An inquest held by Mr Wood, June. In October 1835, at Cretingham, on the body of Ann Nunn, (wife of John Nunn), who while dancing at the Bell Inn, on Saturday night, with some friends at a largess spending, suddenly dropped down on the floor, and immediately expired…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)