South West, 52.04986,1.04403
Real Ale is sold here.
George St, IP8 3NH
grid reference TM 088 434
bar / diner
owner/operator: Punch Taverns
A modern pub/restaurant that retains a small flagstoned floor area near the bar.
Many fixtures & fittings come from a local church which was demolished.
There's an outdoor drinking & play area. Special events include themed food evenings. A quiz is held every Thursday evening (8-10pm).
The pub may close an hour either side of published times depending on how busy it is.
The original George, which had stood for many centuries, burned down at the end of the 19th century.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area: Outdoor drinking & play area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Function room available to hire
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Special events: Quiz every Thu eve (8-10pm). Themed food evenings
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available: free.
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
A reference appears in the Ipswich Journal*** on July 14th 1733 to a horse race at the George, Hintlesham
To be sold by the George in Hintlesham, very fine Cyder at One Shilling per Gallon.Ipswich Journal, May 29th 1742***
Died on the 20th August 1855, after a painful affliction, aged 21, Sarah, fourth daughter of Mr W S Lott, George Inn, Hintlesham.Ipswich Journal, September 1855**
On the 4 March 1895, at the George Inn, Hinlesham, Colonel Lloyd Anstruther gave a supper for the employees on Wolve’s Old Hall, Durrant’s and Ramsey farms, and the past and present tradesmen and workers on the estate…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)