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Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Haverhill Drabbet Smock

Haverhill Drabbet Smock

Plans are in hand for reopening when permitted, but at present no date has been set.

https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/suffolk/the-drabbet-smock-haverhill

Real Ale is sold here.

05-06 Peas Hill, Market Square, CB9 8BB

grid reference TL 671 455

opened 2000

owner/operator: Wetherspoon

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(01440) 713070

(01440) 713070

Large friendly town centre bar in former shopping arcade & butchers run by JD Wetherspoon. Disabled toilet. The name refers to drabbet smocks, which were historically manufactured locally by the Gurteen company, who still produce menswear in the town today. This pub serves real cider as recognised by CAMRA. Holds the Cask Marque Award for serving quality real ale.

The pub has a toilet for disabled customers.

We understand that they give 20p a pint off guest beers on presentation of a CAMRA membership card.

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Footnote

During the 19th century, Haverhill developed into a significant textile centre, known for making "drabbet smocks" for agricultural workers.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

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