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Important Covid information

Due to the latest lockdown regulations, pubs can no longer sell alcohol for takeaway or click & collect. Delivery is still permitted, as is the sale of takeaway food. We will update all entries on this site over the next few days to take account of the new situation.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Ipswich Black Horse

Ipswich Black Horse

Real Ale is sold here.

29 Black Horse Ln, IP1 2EF

grid reference TM 160 445

opened approx. 1689

owner/operator: Ei Group

(01473) 214741

(01473) 214741

The pub offers gaming areas and various seating areas including an outside patio. There's often live music at weekends.

Under new management as of August 2020, so details may have changed.

Although the building has been a pub "only" since about 1689, it was standing for some time before that; historians believe that Thomas Wolsey was possibly born here in approximately 1473.

It is believed to be the oldest pub of this name in East Anglia.

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Facilities

Facilities

Gallery

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

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

(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson)

(information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(**** information supplied by Neil Langridge)

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