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Photo of Lion

grid reference TM 437 658

opened pre-1874

owner Privately owned

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opening hours:

  • Mon-Sun: 1200-1500, 1800-2300

food times:

  • Mon-Sat: 1200-1445, 1800-2045
  • Sun: 1200-1500, 1900-2200
(Times last updated 19/02/2019)

regular real ales

Woodforde's Wherry

listed building grade II

Local licensing authority for Theberton is East Suffolk

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 19/02/2019

Theberton Lion

previously known as: White Lion, Red Lion

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

The Street, IP16 4RU

01728 830185

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This large and lively village pub has various seating areas and a central fireplace. There are many local pictures on the walls and horse brasses adorn the beams. It also still retains outdoor toilets and has recently reinstated the patio seating areas to the front of the pub. There are two log cabin letting rooms - both en-suite. The pub has longer opening hours in the summer months (6-11 from Easter to December) but is closed Monday evening in the Winter. The former shop is now being converted into a games room. Real cider (Giggler 6.3%) is served.

The Lion Beer Club convenes on the first Monday of every month at 2045:

The Theberton Lion Beer Club is designed to celebrate all that is good about beer in all its incarnations.

Each week those attending contribute £5 in order to sample five beers and have a say in shaping the Lion's future beer list.

For each ale or lager sampled, the club will compile their thoughts on 'see', 'smell' and 'taste' as well as assessing the mix of bitterness and sweetness. An overall mark on each will be recorded and over the course of the year a league table developed to identity the Theberton Lion Beer Club's Beer of the Year.

Real draught cider available Real draught cider available

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Pub sells beer from local brewers Pub sells beer from local brewers

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

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 3.9 miles away Railway station about 3.9 miles away (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

free WiFi Free WiFi

Village shop or similar facillity on-site Village shop or similar facillity on-site

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

CamROT (Campaign for Real Outside Toilets) approved CamROT (Campaign for Real Outside Toilets) approved

(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 Stuart Ansell)

(*** magazine information from Malcolm Fairley)