In the light of the latest government instructions, all pubs are now closed until at least December 2nd.
A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
After the end of Lockdown, Suffolk will remain in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.
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.
Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.
Ipswich Three Conies
Ipswich Three Conies
also traded as Three Cooneys
grid reference TM 162 446 (approximate location)
One of Ipswich's most ancient inns; this was one of only 24 to appear on a town assessment of 1689. We know from a reference in 1766 (see the historical section) that it was somewhere on the Cornhill; and possibly located close to where the Kings Arms was later built?
C H Evelyn White, in an 1888 paper presented to the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History, quoted from the Town Assembly book:
87. — 16. James I…
On Tuesday next at the Three Conies in Ipswich will be fought a Battle Royal by five Cock Spurs, value five shillings, the owner of each Cock to Pay One Shilling before fighting and no Cock to be handed the Time any two Cocks Fight.Ipswich Journal, April 16th & 23rd 1726***
Robert Crisp, many Years Servant to Sir Jermyn Davers, Bart. has taken the Three Conies in the Market-Place, Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, February 23rd 1745***
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, January 4th 1766***, to Benj. Chenery, at the Three Conies, on the Corn-Hill, Ipswich
NOTE: Coneys or Connies is a reference to rabbits.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)