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Pub has reopened.
Real Ale is sold here.
43 Friars St, CO10 2AG
grid reference TL 872 410
owner/operator: Hawthorn Leisure
Cosy, G2 listed town centre bar. Retains a 17th cent Mauldons brewery window. Food available. Disabled toilet.
- Accessible to disabled customers
- Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Railway station about 0.4 miles away (see transport links for details)
Nearest railway station
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1902 (interactive map)
To be lett, the Angel Inn, Sudbury, situate near the Market Place with very good Accommodation for Travellers in Coaches or on Horseback and a Stage Coach calling there every day. Enquire of Mr Thomas Warner, Butcher, at Sudbury or of Mr Arthur Brewster at the said Inn.Ipswich Journal, March 6th 1742***
John Barnard, who drove a Stage Coach from Bury St Edmunds to London for several years, has taken the Angel Inn in Sudbury.Ipswich Journal, September 25th 1742***
To be sold or lett, the Angel Inn in Sudbury. There are two Parlours, two Kitchens, a good Bar-Room, a large Brewing-Office, and exceeding good Cellars, a Wash house, Stables for about 30 Horses, and a good Piece of Garden Ground…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)