In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 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 terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Hoxne Swan Inn of Hoxne
Hoxne Swan Inn of Hoxne
formerly White Swan?
Real Ale is sold here.
Low Street, IP21 5AS
grid reference TM 179 771
This 15th century timber-framed Grade II listed pub has a colourful history. Built in 1480 it is claimed to be the former home of the Bishop of Norwich and later a whore house! Two separate bars and a large restaurant. Two large open fires and a woodburner in winter. Large garden backs onto the river and is close to where King Edmund, last Saxon king of East Anglia, was killed by the invading Danes.Regular beer festival in August Excellent home cooked food is also available with many food options prepared with local produce. Dog friendly and popular with walking groups. Mid-Anglia CAMRA branch North Suffolk POTY in 2017.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Cask Marque accredited
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available: Free
Railway station about 4.6 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
There will be a great Cock Match at Henry Bilby's at the White Swan in Hoxne, Suffolk.Ipswich Journal, April 23rd & 30th 1726***
To be lett now or Lady Day next, a very commodious Dwelling House, New-built, with a handsome Garden adjoining, and about eight Acres of Land, with a very convenient Brewing-Office, Malt-House, a large and convenient Drawing-House. and Stables belonging, being the Swan in Hoxne - late of Mr George Gooch.Ipswich Journal, January 9th 1742***
To be lett, the Swan at Hoxne.Ipswich Journal, June 23rd 1744***
To be sold, the Swan Inn at Hoxne, with a Brewhouse and Malthouse thereto belonging. Enquire of Mr Joseph Wainford, Tanner.Ipswich Journal, December 7th 1745***
The Petty sessions for the Hundred of Hoxne will be held at Swan inn in said parish on Sat next…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)