In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

Some of them may well still be offering a takeaway beer service and some others will also be selling food takeaways, perhaps even with delivery. If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Risby Crown & Castle

Risby Crown & Castle

Real Ale is sold here.

South St, IP28 6QU

grid reference TL 796 663

owner/operator: Hawthorn Leisure

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(01284) 810393

(01284) 810393

Attractive flint faced building opened as a pub and shop in the late 1800’s and was sold by Greene King in 2014. A 120ft deep unrecorded well was discovered (safely we hope) during alterations in recent times and is now a feature beneath a grille in the entrance lobby. Classic back and front bars with food available and can be taken in either. Back bar is the public with games and conversation dominating, well-behaved dogs are allowed in here.

The pub sign depicts the cap badge of the Suffolk Regiment.

A Victorian brewery was located on this site.





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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)