Photo of Blue Boar

grid reference TM 526 950

opened 1600

owner Wellington

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opening hours:

food times:

(Times last updated 25/09/2019)

regular real ales

Sharp's Doom Bar

guest beers

1 changing ale, usually local.

listed building grade II

Local licensing authority for Oulton is East Suffolk

CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Oulton Blue Boar

previously known as: Boar Inn

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

28 Oulton St, NR32 3BB

01502 585595

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A restaurant with a separate bar, in a former coaching inn, which was a brewpub for a few years in the mid-1990s (house beers then included Welder's Armpit & Pheasant Plucker). It's been under new ownership since November 2016.

Some parts of the building date back to the late 18th century, the front part is from the 19th.

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 1.3 mile away Railway station about 1.3 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

(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)

(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)


The blue boar was a heraldic sign for the Earl of Oxford a leading supporter of the Lancastrians who defeated and killed Richard III at Bosworth in 1495 - Henry VII became king - Richards emblem was a white boar forcing some pub signs to be hastily repainted.