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grid reference TM 066 599

opened 1969 Feb

owner Free House

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opening hours:

(Times last updated 11/10/2013)

regular real ales

Adnams, Woodfords and Earl Soham beers

Local licensing authority for Stowupland is Mid Suffolk

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 31/12/2019

Stowupland Retreat

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

Thorney Green, IP14 4AG

01449 612511

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A modern pub overlooking the village green, which replaced an earlier building in 1969. Food includes home cooked Sunday Roasts and Daily Specials. There are bed & breakfast rooms.

There's a toilet for disabled customers.

There's occasional live music. Regular Quiz nights are held on the last Monday of each month and on Tuesdays they have Bingo and Poker nights.

There's a children's play area and large Garden.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

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

station 1.4 mile away Railway station about 1.4 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

payable WiFi WiFi available (a charge may apply)

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)

(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)

(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)