North West, 52.04548,1.12184
Real Ale is sold here.
Hawthorne Drive, IP2 0QX
grid reference TM 141 431
A modern estate pub, greatly improved since new management took over in 2009; won Best Bar None award for Best Community pub 2011.
Nearest railway station
Owner/operator: Scottish Courage
Modern estate pub, which has once again reverted to its original name after a couple of spells as Kings
Beers: ScotCo Theakson's XB; guest.CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
The Ipswich licensing records show that the Kingfisher's original beerhouse license was granted in 1955. It got a full license on March 13th 1972, at which time the following conditions applied to its music,dancing and singing license:
Mon-Fri 2pm - 12pm, Saturday 2pm - 1130pm, NO SUNDAYS. Numbers restricted to 46 persons on dancing area and 150 persons on the licensed premises (including the dancing area).
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)