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Ipswich Fat Cat

Ipswich Fat Cat

formerly Spring Tavern

Due to the latest government regulations, pubs currently have to close by 10pm. Opening hours displayed on this page may not take account of this change.

Pub has reopened.

Current opening hours:

Mon-Tue: 1400-2200

Wed-Thu: 1400-2300

Fri: 1400-2330

Sat: 1200-2330

Sun: 1200-2100

Please 'phone to book a table if possible.

Takeaway draught beer available from the window hatch during trading hours.

Real Ale is sold here.

288 Spring Rd, IP4 5NL

grid reference TM 181 448

Freehouse, opened Victorian (renamed 1996)

owner/operator: Liz Pledge & John Keatley

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(01473) 726524

(01473) 726524

A popular small, multi-roomed real ale bar with no music and no games machines. The conservatory to the rear of the pub creates an airy space in contrast to the cosy bar areas and leads out to the pretty garden.

Only two handpumps, but don't be fooled; there's an extensive range of well-kept Real Ales served direct from casks in the taproom. Look at the blackboards above the bar for a list of what's currently available. Regular favourites such as Adnams and Woodforde's are to be found alongside a changing range of ales from around the region and the country. There's also a small but carefully chosen range of Belgian bottled ales.

The pub regularly stocks four or five real ciders…

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

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