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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.

Ipswich Brewery Tap

Ipswich Brewery Tap

closed 17th March 2017

opened 1992

Cliff Ln, IP3 0AT

grid reference TM 170 431

Currently closed, future uncertain, though given the state of the site and huge fire within the brewery building in February 2020, it seems unlikely ever to reopen.

Former brewery offices converted into a bar in 1992 by the adjacent and historic Tolly Cobbold brewery. The pub was more recently independently-run and had an excellent reputation for its food and ales. There were generally a couple of Real Ales from Cliff Quay/Earl Soham as well as a selection of beers from (often unusual) other breweries.

The large main bar area and two nicely furnished small rooms to the front of the building provided excellent spaces for drinkers to escape from the noise of the town docks nearby but still offered some splendid views of the river. …

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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

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