formerly Royal Oak, Royal Oak Stores
South West, 52.18667,0.99777
Currently closed - may reopen?
This pub has yet to reopen after the Covid lockdown. GK has announced that it's to be refurbished and will reopen in 2022.
43 Ipswich St, IP14 1AH
grid reference TM 050 585
opened about 1824
owner/operator: Greene King / Meet & Eat (Greene King)
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1904 (interactive map)
A town centre pub that welcomes families. Traditional pub food is on the menu. There's live music once a month.There is a toilet for disabled customers.
GK are currently planning to refurbish this G2 listed town centre pub ahead of reletting it after it closed (in March 2020).
The building dates from the early 19th century.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Live music
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Smoking area
- Sport TV
- Traditional pub games available
- WiFi available: Free
Railway station about 0.3 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.