South East, 52.0308,1.2015
Real Ale is sold here.
Nacton Rd, IP3 9RZ
grid reference TM 197 417
bar / diner, opened 1977
owner/operator: Greene King / Hungry Horse (Greene King)
A large modern lounge / restaurant with good value food and a separate games room. It's part of Greene King's Hungry Horse chain.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- CAMRA members' discount scheme: 10% discount off cask beer for CAMRA members
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 1.8 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
Owner/operator: Greene King
Airy comfortable lounge and public bar/games area offering good, reasonably priced ale. If only the landlord's taste in football teams was as good! A cask breather may very rarely be used on low turnover beer.
Beers: Greene King XX Mild, IPA, seasonal ale, Abbot.CAMRA's 1997 Suffolk Real Ale Guide
The Ipswich licensing record shows a license being issued to developers for a pub at the "corner of Nacton Road and Ransomes Way" on February 7th 1977. Unless there's been another pub here, this must have been the Thrasher.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)