Real Ale is sold here.
25 High St, IP28 7EA
grid reference TL 710 745
hotel, opened 17th century
owner/operator: Punch Taverns
Friendly 17th century Grade II Listed coaching inn with an outside patio area. Car park via St Andrews Street.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Accommodation available
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Traditional pub games available
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
A former family & commercial hotel and posting House.
For sale by Private Contract, that Freehold Inn, called The Bell, in Mildenhall...Ipswich Journal, June 5th 1811**
(Full description given) No landlord noted.
In 1830 the Griffin coach to London (via Newmarket and Cambridge) called every day at 12 (noon). The Griffin coach to Holt (via Brandon, Dereham and Fakenham) called every afternoon at 2pm.
A report in the Ipswich Journal, September 17th 1834** states the Reference to John Doughty marrying Hannah, eldest daughter of Mr George GOOCH of the Bell Inn, Mildenhall.…
(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 Bob Mitchell)