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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 Hare & Hounds

Ipswich Hare & Hounds

also traded as Hare and the Hounds

closed January 2011

30 Norwich Rd, IP1 2NJ

grid reference TM 156 449

After several years of sporadically closing and reopening, this pub finally shut its doors in July 2010. The building is now used by nearby Coe's as a wedding shop.

It was a popular pre and post-match venue for football fans and was often the location of post-match violence according to reports in the local media.

It was listed in the Ipswich licensing records 1962-1977 as Hare and the Hounds.

At one time the final Hare & Hounds was two separate pubs; the Hare & Hounds (fronting Norwich Road, the lower section to the left when looking across Norwich Road) and the Grapes (the taller section on the corner and down Orford Street), listed variously at 1-3 Orford St and Regent St (Norwich Rd)…

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

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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