In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Halesworth Triple Plea
Halesworth Triple Plea
Real Ale is sold here.
Broadway Bungay Rd, IP19 8QW
grid reference TM 392 790
Friendly privately owned ex-Lacons free house and restaurant on outskirts of town, which has been under new ownership since July 2015. A popular carvery is served each Sunday lunch. On the walls can be found memorabilia of Zemke's Wolfpack (a US fighter pilot based at RAF Halesworth during WWII). As of July 2019 a campsite is available at the rear of the pub with hard standing touring caravan pitches and some grass camping pitches.
In the December 1984 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that the pub name relates to a tale of a lawyer, a parson and a doctor gathered around a dying man. The lawyer pleas for the man's money, the parson for his soul and the doctor for his body…
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area: patio at front of pub and enclosed beer garden at rear
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Camping or caravan site nearby
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Live music: weekly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks): Sunday is a carvery
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area: in conservatory
- Separate bar
Railway station about 0.8 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Died on the 3rd Mary Ann Howlett, aged 80, for 30 years landlady of the Triple Plea Inn.Ipswich Journal, July 1880**
Originally licensed only as a beerhouse, the Triple Plea got a full license on February 21st 1946. The license was transferred from the Eye Crown.
(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)