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Brandeston Queen

Brandeston Queen

formerly Queen's Head, King's Head

Pub has reopened.

Real Ale is sold here.

The St, IP13 7AD

grid reference TM 249 606

bar / diner

owner/operator: Adnams

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(01728) 685307

(01728) 685307

The timber lined interior has been extensively refurbished to a high standard. ⅓ pint option is also available.

The pub has a good reputation for food.

Closed Tuesdays in winter months

Renamed in early 2016.

According to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the Queen's Head was originally built about 1447, but the current building dates from 1956 after it had to be rebuilt following a fire.

In Richard Cobbold's 1845 novel The History of Margaret Catchpole, which is loosely based on Catchpole's life, he relates an episode where after meeting her in Brandiston(sic), Margaret's lover Will Laund says, "[...] I shall just go into the King's Head, refresh myself, and start again for the coast by daylight"…

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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)

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