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

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