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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.

Bury St Edmunds Oakes Barn

Bury St Edmunds Oakes Barn

The pub will reopen as soon as possible after indoor service is permitted.

Real Ale is sold here.

St Andrews St South, IP33 3PH

grid reference TL 851 640

opened 21/11/2013

owner/operator: Oakes Barn Ltd

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(01284) 761592

(01284) 761592

A real ale free house and social hub near the town centre with some period features and historic links to the mediaeval town. Six real ales are always available including one dark beer alongside craft cider. Home-made food comprises lunchtime specials and snacks served all day. There is an outside covered smoking area and open courtyard with seating. Regular events are held in the bar and an upstairs function room also available to hire.

A new build real ale pub, which opened on Thursday, November 21st 2013 and has established itself as a well-regarded community pub with excellent ale.

Children are welcome daytime/early evening.

The pub's name showcases its historical links with yarn merchant and banker James Oakes, who built the original building as a wool combing shed…
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Historical interest

Historical interest

Footnote

James Oakes was a historical figure in the town and part of the building used to be his stables.

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

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