North West, 52.34309,1.5029
Real Ale is sold here.
21 Thoroughfare, IP19 8AH
grid reference TM 386 774
opened 16th century
A pub may have been on this site since the 16th century, but the current building dates from the 18th century with 19th century alterations. This inn has two comfortable bars to enjoy a drink and to eat from the bar menu. There is also Cleone's Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner. All are reached from a central glazed-roof covered courtyard.
- Accommodation available
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area: patio at rear
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome: well-behaved on lead, but only in Courtyard area or on patio
- Evening meals
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Smoking area: patio at rear
- WiFi available
Railway station about 0.4 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The Angel is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Tudor inn boasting two comfortable bars. Good collection of service bells in the hallway. Meals served all day. Children permitted if eating.
Beers: Adnams Bitter, OldCAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
A former Commercial hotel & Posting house.
Magistrates once held Petty Sessions here and cock-fighting was also recorded in the Ipswich Journal.
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, February 24th 1733*** to the Angel Inn, Halesworth.
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal, December 13th 1746*** to Thomas Cunningham, who lately kept the Angel in Halesworth.…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)