Photo of King's Head

grid reference TL 992 495

opened 16th century

owner Nigel & Sue Fell

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opening hours:

food times:

(Times last updated 04/03/2019)

regular real ales

King's Head Bildeston Best, Brettvale Gole

guest beers

1 changing ale, typically from a local brewery

listed building grade II

Local licensing authority for Bildeston is Babergh

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Bildeston King's Head

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

132 High St, IP7 7ED

01449 741434

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A single Bar Free House with its own brewery. One or two house beers are usually available. It also offers a varied food menu (12-3 + 6-9) and a selection of reasonably priced bar meals.

It has a long established reputation for live music. Every Wednesday is busking night and there is live music most weekends.

There is a small patio and enclosed garden to rear. Annual beer festival in late May. The pub has a toilet for disabled customers.

Built in the 14th century as a wool warehouse, the building was converted into a pub in the 16th century.

It's been a brew-pub since 1996.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Pub sells beer from local brewers Pub sells beer from local brewers

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)