In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.
However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Real Ale is sold here.
297 Norwich Rd, IP1 4BX
grid reference TM 153 454
owner/operator: Admiral Taverns
Extensively refurbished in Nov 2011. Now a brightly lit L shaped bar offering occasional live music, pool, darts and Sport TV.
The name refers to a battle between between the British and Russians in the Crimean War.
Nearest railway station
A local amateur football team called Ipswich Association Football Club first played at Brook Hall, Broomfield (opposite the pub) from Oct 1878 onwards. For some time they used a room in the pub for changing. Ten years later they changed their name to Ipswich Town and consequently moved to Portman Road when they merged with a rugby club and eventually took over the whole site.
Died on the 1st at the Inkerman Inn, Norwich Road, aged 61, Joseph Rutter.
In the early 20th century, the nearby Apollo Gardens (now built upon) were a popular site for summer entertainments when a large marquee would be erected and summer theatre was performed…
The Battle of Inkermann was near Sevastapol in Crimea on 5th Nov 1854 and fought between an Anglo-French force versus the Russians. Also called the "Soldiers Battle" this allied victory subsequently led to the seige of Sevastapol.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson) and an Illustrated history of ITFC by Ken Rice
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)