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grid reference TM 243 452
owner Star (Heineken UK)
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- Mon-Thu: closed
- Fri-Sat: 1200-2300
- Sun: 1200-2230
regular real ales
Adnams Broadside, Ghost Ship; Greene King Abbot
1 changing ale
Martlesham Heath is part of the Martlesham parish
Local licensing authority for Martlesham Heath is East Suffolk
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 06/07/2019
Martlesham Heath Douglas Bader
Real Ale is available here
The Square, IP5 3SL
A modern 'L' shaped bar with an outside patio area overlooking the village green.
The pub is named after the famous WWII fighter pilot, who flew out of RAF Martlesham. The pub was opened in 1979 by the man himself - see pictures in bar. The pub and nearby housing is built on part of the former airfield.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Railway station about 3.5 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)