Rickinghall Inferior Bell
Rickinghall Inferior Bell
FRIDAY - FISH AND CHIPS
Adnams Beer Battered Haddock with Hand Cut Chips, Mushy Peas and Tartar Sauce
Topside of Beef / Chicken Breast or Homemade Nutroast
all served with Seasonal Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, Yorkshire Puddings and Gravy
Where possible please place your order with us by 8pm on Thursday evenings.
We are not able to guarentee orders past this time.
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Orders are collection only. please head to the back door collection point at your alloted time.
We are able to take Cash or Card Payments
Real Ale is sold here.
The St, IP22 1BN
grid reference TM 046 757
Under new management May 2016 and has been given a makeover giving a fresh appearance. The beamed lounge bar has an area with a pool table and there is a comfortable dining room. Accommodation available. Disabled toilet. This 17th century former coaching inn once had extensive stabling to provide fresh draught horses for travellers. Whites Directory of Suffolk (1844) states "Coaches pass eight times a day to Norwich, Bury St Edmunds & London". The building dates from the early to mid 17th century. Open all day and serves food every day.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Accommodation available
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area: Patio
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Function room available to hire
- Live music
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Smoking area
- Sport TV
- Traditional pub games available: Pool
- WiFi available
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
This 17th Century former coaching inn once had extensive stabling to provide fresh draught horses for travellers. Whites Directory of Suffolk (1844) states "Coaches pass eight times a day to Norwich, Bury St Edmunds & London".
It's historically listed as a commercial inn and may also be listed in Botesdale (in 1830 & 1900 to 1922).
At the Ixworth Petty Sessions of December 1884 the license for the Bell at Rickenhall Inferior was transferred from Mrs Phillips to Leonard Tipple.Ipswich Journal, January 1885**
On the 13th October the Rickenhall Bowling Club held their wind up game of bowls, followed by supper which was served by the host Tipple…
Recent pub details by Dave Wilkins (Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)