Aldeburgh Mill Inn
Aldeburgh Mill Inn
Real Ale is sold here.
Victoria Rd, IP15 5BJ
grid reference TM 465 568
opened 15th century
A multi-roomed pub situated across the road from the 17th century Moot hall and seafront gardens, and close to the iconic fishermen's huts on the shingle beach. It's popular with locals and also tourists (including bikers, ramblers & bird spotters). Children aged 10 or over also welcome. Handy for refreshments after a stroll along the beach. The food offer specialises in locally caught fish and other local produce.
Traditionally the landlord is a member of the lifeboat crew.
The pub was originally built in the 16th century but substantially reconstructed in the mid 19th.
The pub underwent a major internal refurbishment in early 2012…
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown (but not named) on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
Easter tea – Fri 10 inst. … about 30 principal inhabitants assembled at Mill inn to participate in an excellent tea provided by landlord Mr R Easter… it was quite substantial with usual loyal toasts drunk and a very comfortable evening of social parochial intercourse was passed.Ipswich Journal, 18 April 1863.
The pub underwent a major internal refurbishment in early 2012. The bar has been moved to the back of the building where the old dining area used to be and a new restaurant with sea views. New drinking areas have been created.
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing record shows that the Mill's license was issued in 1790.
Also listed in the 19th century as being on the Esplanade and on the beach.…
(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 & book information from Bob Mitchell)