formerly Rose & Crown, Kicking Dickey, Kicking Donkey
South East, 52.18246,1.15826
Currently closed - may reopen?
Pub closed Jan 2023, owner looking for a new tenant
Debenham Road, IP6 9TE
grid reference TM 160 585
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
After eight years closed, the Rose reopened in April 2019. The old interior has been completely ripped-out and the pub has been refurbished inside and out.
There are four lines for Real Ales (two will be in use initially) and there may also be guest ales in polypins. There's a separate restaurant area (the landlady already has a successful catering business in Bramford) and a nice outside drinking area.
Plush lounge type of bar offering a good range of food. The garden has a children's play area and friendly goat.
Beers: Greene King IPA, Rayments Special; guest beersCAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
An announcement of the death on 15th, at the Rose Inn, Crowfield, of Alfred Pipe, aged 59 years.Ipswich Journal, February 1890**
In the January 1981 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that the pub name was changed from the Rose to the Kicking Dickey (Donkey).
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.