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listed building grade II
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 25/01/2020
Ipswich Brewery Taphistorical closure era: 21st century
closed March 17th, 2017
Cliff Ln, IP3 0AT
Currently closed, future uncertain.
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.
The building dates from the 18th century, with 19th century additions.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)