Beccles Butchers Arms
Beccles Butchers Arms
North West, 52.44954,1.56356
Real Ale is sold here.
51 London Rd, NR34 9YT
grid reference TM 422 894
Occasional food nights as of 18/11/23. Ex-Lacons Inn which is on the outskirts of town opposite Beccles Cemetery (a 15 minute walk from town centre) serving six ales from local breweries such as Barsham, Beccles Brew Co, Mr Winters and Wolf. The pub is keen to try out new local breweries. Customers can use the Real Ale Finder app to find out beers currently available at the pub. Occasional quiz nights and charity events. The pub was originally comprised of lounge and public bars both with a bay window, one of which was removed and re-sited when the building was extended. The pub is now open plan with the bar and real fire in the original part of the building and pool tables in the extended area. The rear garden has been refreshed with additional seating.
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals: Occasional. Check social media.
- Family friendly
- Live music: Jazz occasionally on Sunday afternoon
- Pub sells beer from local brewers
- Real fire
- Smoking area: patio at front
- Special events: Community events and quiz nights
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available
Railway station about 0.8 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
Adnams only tied house in town (Ex-Lacon Inns) has recently been refurbished to a high standard. Exhibits some of the landlady's own design work. A good range of beer and home cooked [food]. Parties and functions catered for.
Beer: Adnams Mild, Bitter, Old, Extra, Broadside, Seasonal Ale; guest beer.CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
The Beccles Brewery was sold with a house, gardens, building plots, a hotel [Kings Head] and 32 public houses previously owned by Frederick William Farr, at the Kings Head in Beccles on 28 Apr 1852. See Suffolk Archives Ref: 559/1 - This sale included the Butchers Arms, Boat Lane, Bungay [landlord Thomas Jordan]
In 1937 the pub is listed in Kelly's Directory as one of 220 pubs that was retailing beer that they were brewing.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)