Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Newbourne Fox Inn
Newbourne Fox Inn
Extra services available here during the Covid-19 lockdown:
Opening hours for orders are 12pm-8pm Friday- Tuesday. See website to view our menu Unfortunately due to government regulations, customers are not allowed to consume food or drink on the premises, access only being allowed for ordering and collection. Please be aware there are no toilet facilities. Cash or card for payment is fine. Please be respectful of social distancing guidelines, and we kindly ask you take your rubbish with you or use the bins provided should you plan to eat and drink in or around Newbourne
Real Ale is sold here.
The St, IP12 4NY
grid reference TM 273 431
A picturesque two bar village local with a large garden. A wide range of local food is home cooked & served every day. The menu includes à la carte, gluten free and daily specials.
The garden has a large fish pond and a shed which houses an old skittle alley (the only active one in Suffolk).
The pub was built late 17th or early 18th century.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Camping or caravan site nearby
- Cask Marque accredited
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Smoking area
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
The Fox was built, in part, from old ship timbers and located close to a stream that was once navigable by barges sailing along the nearby river Deben. The pub was also once a regular stopping point for stagecoaches travelling between Felixstowe and Woodbridge.
To be sold, a Publick House, the Fox in Newbourn, Suffolk, at the Crown, Woodbridge, with six or seven acres of good arable pasture land thereunto belonging, now in the occupation of Mrs…
(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)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)