Little Glemham Lion
Little Glemham Lion
formerly Red Lion
Due to the latest government regulations, pubs currently have to close by 10pm. Opening hours displayed on this page may not take account of this change.
Real Ale is sold here.
The St (A12), IP13 0BA
grid reference TM 341 583
With a G2 listed exterior, this pub is an oasis on the Main Road for both local drinkers & families making their way to the Suffolk heritage coast. It is children friendly, with a special menu being available for them. Food is traditional, home cooked & invariably locally sourced as are the guest beers. A vegetarian option is available. Quiz sessions & themed food evenings are also held. Holds the Cask Marque Award for serving great quality real ale.
The building dates from the early 19th century.
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Cask Marque accredited
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available
Railway station about 2.5 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
A reference in the Ipswich Journal, May 15th 1742*** states : the Red Lion in Little Glemham.
To be sold by private contract that good old accustomed house known by sign of Red Lion in Little Glemham, consisting of a parlour, a kitchen and backhouse, three chambers and other outhouses, 2 gardens and stabling for 10 horses with hay chambers over same…. Inquire Mr john Fisher on premises… Ipswich Journal, 7 Feb 1784
It was called the Red Lion in 1855.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)