Photo of Grinning Rat

grid reference TM 169 445

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listed building grade II

Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 09/06/2019

Ipswich Grinning Rat

also traded as as: Olive Leaf

historical closure era: 21st century

closed May 2019

last owner Star (Heineken UK)

66-68 St Helen's St, IP4 2LA

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A 17th century timber-framed building, altered in the 19th. There is regular live music.

The pub's license was revoked in May 2019 due to "underage visitors, late night drinking sessions, drug-dealing, fighting and dealing in stolen goods".

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

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