grid reference TL 719 640
opened 16th century
owner Free House
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- Thu-Fri: 1700-"late" (closing time depends how busy the pub is)
- Sat-Sun: pub will be experimenting with opening during the day, though times are subject to how busy things are. Please call ahead before travelling
Local licensing authority for Gazeley is West Suffolk
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 21/01/2020
Real Ale is available here
The Green, CB8 8RF
This former Greene King pub is 400 years old and was decorated to a high standard. Walkers and ramblers were welcome.
This pub is now open. Owners are brewing all their own beer. Beers are all served from keykeg, which is Real Ale but without the air coming into contact with it, which means it lasts longer. Our photographer has tried some and found them very tasty.
Huge amount of restoration done inside the building.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 2.7 miles away (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)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
The Chequers sign is an ancient sign probably brought to England by the Romans. Later the sign became associated with a money table e.g. an exchequer or type of chessboard. Some pubs displayed the sign to indicate that they would change money or acted as bankers in some way.