South East, 51.95597,1.34213
Sea Rd, IP11 2BJ
grid reference TM 297 338
Hotel currently closed (May 2020) and boarded up - proposals revealed by owners in 2013 to redevelop site into a mixture of private accommodation, boutique hotel, restaurant and shops was approved in Jan 2018.
The Flying-boat Bar was a public bar that was just a part of this large & extensive hotel complex that enjoys fine views over the promenade.
Hotel is currently closed, future is unknown.
[Flying Boat Bar]
Large 'u' shaped bar, forming a part of the extensive Marlborough Hotel complex. Occasional live music Fri. eve. Nice view over the promenade.
Beers: Adnams Bitter; Draught Bass (summer)CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
The 1910 Felixstowe Rates Book lists "Site of Marlboro' Hotel" in Sea Road, suggesting that the hotel was built after this date. (This particular book lists a large number of land plots evidently destined to be used for the expansion of the town).
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)