This free house and restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and all day if you just want a drink. Now under new family management and refurbished inside and out with accommodation available. The garden has a children's play area and an outside kitchen with pizza oven and barbecue.
- Swan Swan Ln Barnby NR34 7QF (01502) 476646
- Bear & Bells
11 Old Market
The pub is adjacent to bus station, close to town centre and near to the river Waveney, so it is handy for visitors to the Broads. Reopened under new management April 15th 2022. There is a central bar area and a side room and a separate dining area, which doubles as a function room. A paved garden is at the rear and tables are set out in front of the pub in warmer months.
- Butchers Arms
51 London Road
Ex-Lacons Inn which is on the outskirts of town opposite Beccles Cemetery (a 15 minute walk from town centre) serving six ales normally from local breweries such as Beccles Brew Co, Mr Winters and Woodfordes. The pub is keen to try out new local breweries and host regular 'meet the brewer' events. Live Jazz 1st Sunday of most months + other live music, regular monthly quiz nights, Open Mic nights and charity events. The pub was originally comprised of lounge and public bars both with a bay window, one of which was removed and re-sited when the building was extended. The pub is now open plan with the bar and real fire in the original part of the building and pool tables in the extended area. Pub grub meals are now available.
- Caxton Arms
A locals street corner bar with TV screen, pool, darts, fruit machine & juke box. Refurbished and reopened in May 2012 with real ale. Often has one dark beer. No food. Handy for bus station.
- Caxton Club
Spacious social club conveniently situated a short walk from train and bus stations and close to the centre of town. CAMRA members can sign in as a guest (on Saturday evenings a small charge is made to cover entertainment). It has a central bar, TV and darts room and a snooker room. There is also a large function room, garden with children's play area and bowling green. Guide dogs only are allowed. Four real ales and many real ciders are available.
- Fox & Hounds Social Club
Following a vote to disaffiliate from the Royal British Legion, the social club has been re-named the Fox & Hounds Social Club in reference to the pub's original name in the 17th Century. There is a modern extension at the rear of the property that doubles as a function room, but the pub's character can be seen in the features of the original building. This is a members club, but the club welcomes non-members into the Members Bar simply by signing the Visitors Book. Non-members may be asked to pay £1 for temporary membership of the Club.
- Graze at the White Horse
29 New Market
This refurbished premises re-opened with a new layout at the end of March 2015 as a café bar and grill with real ale available from the separate bar. Seating is in the bar and in a refurbished courtyard and garden to the rear. The new lessees previously owned another pub in Beccles and have an excellent reputation for food and service. The restaurant and open-plan grill and food preparation area is at the rear of the pub and is accessed via the bar with private dining available upstairs.
108 Grove Rd
Privately owned two bar free house serving the local community situated a short walk from the town centre and train station. The back bar serves three real ales on hand pump with tables, bar stools and sofas for seating. The front bar contains the dartboard and pool tables which the pub's teams use to play in local leagues. Sports events are shown on large screens. There is a large covered seating area in the former car park at the side of the pub. A Lacon plaque can be found on the outside wall, although the pub was reported in the press as being built by Colchester Brewing Company in 1902.
- King's Head Hotel
Historic town centre hotel situated in the New Market area of Beccles. The pub was renovated & re-opened February 26th 2013 by JD Wetherspoon with two banks of six hand pumps each, although some beers are duplicated on both banks. The pub has several smaller dining and drinking areas as well as the main bar and can be accessed on three sides from the two main entrances and the rear terrace, which has an outdoor seating area. Part of the rear terrace was converted in May 2019 to increase the indoor space.
- Oakfired at Royal Oak
The long closed Royal Oak just off Old Market and the bus station has re-opened as an Oak Fired Pizza restaurant following a refurbishment of the bar, cellar and the installation of a pizza oven. Although mainly a pizza restaurant, customers are welcome to have their choice of drink inside or sitting at the front or on the rear terrace.
- Waveney House Hotel
Riverside bar and restaurant with a separate restaurant area and 12 en suite bedrooms. The large terrace is well used in summer and on warm spring days and has fine views overlooking the river. There are normally two beers available from local breweries.
- Wine Vaults
This popular town centre restaurant and bar is on three levels. The bar is on street level and there are three small areas containing different seating styles. The smaller area upstairs is laid out as a restaurant and the downstairs vault is used as a restaurant and for functions. To the rear is a small courtyard garden for smokers and visitors with dogs.
- Bear & Bells 11 Old Market Beccles NR34 9AP moc.kooltuo@sllebdnaraeb(01502) 712291
Built in a mock-Tudor style with wood paneling & exposed beams, this village inn has a large attractive grassed garden with mature trees and a paved area with a pergola that is particularly popular during summer months. Inside there is a main bar with pewter mugs and water jugs hanging down, an attached games room and a separate room which is a well-used restaurant. Charles Dickens mentioned this pub in his book, David Copperfield and this is noted at the pub and the nearby village hall.
- Plough Market Ln Blundeston NR32 5AN moc.liamtoh@notsednulbhguolpeht(01502) 730261
- Queen's Head
Picturesque thatched inn built around 15th Century with low beams & large open fireplace in bar area. The thatched roof is relatively new, having replaced one destroyed by fire in July 1988. Outside there is a large garden, children's play area and the pub ducks, chickens and pigs. Opposite the pub is the 11th Century Parish Church of All Saints Blyford. New tenants started 22nd May 2018. Oen from 10am for coffee and pastries with meals available from 1pm.
- Queen's Head Southwold Rd Blyford IP19 9JY ku.oc.drofylbdaehsneeuq@seiriuqne(01502) 478404
- White Hart
Large former 16th Century courthouse with good views of Blyth estuary from the garden. Some original features have been retained including the beams in the bar area and an inglenook fireplace. The food menu focuses on steaks and seafood, but many other dishes are available. It should be noted that the pub is normally open all day in summer months.
- White Hart A12 Blythburgh IP19 9LQ moc.tcennoctb@841thginkeel(01502) 478217
- Queen's Head
The St (A144)
This rural 16th Century pub re-opened under new ownership on 03/08/18. The refurbishment shows off the original beams, large open fireplaces and vaulted room. A single bar serves local ales and food, including gluten-free options, is available throughout the day each day including theme nights. The restaurant is available to book for private parties and events.
- Queen's Head The St (A144) Bramfield IP19 9HT ku.oc.dleifmarbdaehsneeuq@ofni(01986) 784214
- Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club
A full food menu is offered to members and guests. The range of ales varies and bar hours change to 12-5 daily between Oct-Mar. The Club has a dress code which is smart casual.
- Castle Inn
35 Earsham St
Under new management as of June 2021. Now primarily a restaurant with limited opening hours as the new tenants settle in. It is hoped that the real ale provision will continue. The front entrance leads to the restaurant with a central bar serving two real ales behind which is a smaller area for drinking and eating, which can also be accessed via the rear entrance from the courtyard garden.
23 Bridge St
Pub reopened early March 2022. Pub is situated close to the town centre and has been updated with new flooring and lights. It consists of two rooms separated by an archway. Ample parking is available adjacent to a partially covered area leading to a paved beer garden. Real ales are normally sourced from local breweries.
- Fleece Inn
8-10 St Mary's St
This 15th Century pub was re-opened in 2016 after refurbishment by the new owner. Featuring exposed beams and low ceilings, the pub is bright and airy with several areas for eating and drinking including an upstairs dining room, which can be booked for special occasions. The guest ales are normally from local breweries.
- Green Dragon
29 Broad Street
Originally called the Horse and Groom, this is the home of the Green Dragon brewery and is located on the northern edge of town. Its ales are brewed in outbuildings next to the car park at the rear. Seasonal ales are often available. There is a public bar and a spacious lounge with a side room where families are welcome leading to the garden. Occasional live music. Food is now available most days.
- Three Tuns
2 Earsham St
Single bar on ground floor in a large room with sofas around a large fireplace with TV on the wall. Function room in cellar. Walls in the cellar room are believed to have been part of Bungay Castle. Under new management as of July 2020.
- Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club Outney Common Bungay NR35 1DS (01986) 892337
- Carlton Colville
- Bell Inn
The refurbished pub has a main bar area containing a large fireplace with a wood burner and there is additional comfortable seating in a side room. A separate restaurant area lies to one side of the bar. There is also a large garden at the side of the pub and a paved patio at the front.
417 Beccles Rd
Comfortable lounge bar with quieter annex on main road to Beccles. Restaurant closed from 13/01/2020 following a decision to reorganise the facilities offered by the pub.
- Old Red House
53 The St
Friendly main bar has two TV screens showing live sport and there is a darts area and pool table. There are regular music nights. Dogs are welcome.
- Bell Inn The St Carlton Colville NR33 8JR moc.oc-ssom@olleh(01502) 582873
- White Horse
47 The St
Family-friendly pub with two bars and a separate restaurant. There is also a small conservatory leading to a patio, beer garden and the car park. A village shop is also now on site.
- White Horse 47 The St Corton NR32 5HP ku.oc.notrocesrohetihw@ofni(01502) 730294
- Buck Inn
The Buck is an old half-timbered pub that reopened in Nov 2021. The bar serves beers supplied by nearby Stow Fen Brewery and Greene King. There is a main bar area with fireplace, a separate dining room and a large snug with comfortable seating and a huge fireplace. Refurbishment is ongoing in another room and a courtyard garden has been created. Next door to the pub is the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, which is located on land supplied by a former owner of the pub.
- Buck Inn The St Flixton NR35 1NZ moc.liamg@kcubnotxilfeht(01986) 896883
This Tudor inn has two comfortable bars to enjoy a drink and to eat from the all-day bar menu. There is also Cleone's Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner. All are reached from a central glazed-roof covered courtyard.
- Triple Plea
Broadway Bungay Rd
Friendly privately owned ex-Lacons free house and restaurant on outskirts of town, which has been under new ownership since July 2015. A popular carvery is served each Sunday lunch. On the walls can be found memorabilia of Zemke's Wolfpack (a US fighter pilot based at RAF Halesworth during WWII). As of July 2019 a campsite is available at the rear of the pub with hard standing touring caravan pitches and some grass camping pitches.
- White Hart
Town centre bar on main thoroughfare with new tenants as of January 2017. Popular with both locals and tourists, there is normally a national brand beer available alongside the regular Adnams.
- White Swan
4 London Rd
This 15th cent. ex-Lacons inn retains two bars, a traditional lounge with an adjoining games room and a first floor function room. The guest beer is free of tie and varies from week to week. The pub has a full sports TV package & live music most weeks. No entry after 11.30pm Fri-Sat. Under new management from 01/03/19.
- Angel 21 Thoroughfare Halesworth IP19 8AH ku.oc.htrowselah-legna@letoh(01986) 873365
- Huntingfield Arms
Comfortable pub with several small rooms & restaurant. It was originally the estate manager's house for nearby Heveningham Hall.
- Huntingfield Arms The St Huntingfield IP19 0PU (01986) 798320
4 White’s Ln
Large bar and restaurant close to main road (A12) and the Kessingland Wildlife Park. The bar is in the original building and features a pool table on a raised area. In the adjacent area, customers can relax on large sofas. Meals are served all day with a carvery on Sundays and can be taken at tables in the main building or in the separate restaurant. The pub is child and dog-friendly and there is an area for horse parking in the garden where customers can tether their horses (with free hay),
- Sailors Home
302 Church Rd
Situated on sea front close to various holiday homes & camp sites. Children's room & disabled access. Can be very busy during summer months when the restaurant is open all day at weekends. There is a TV for sporting events & a separate room with pool table. Outdoor drinking and smoking is available on tables fenced off from the car park. The pub offers 4 hour or 8 hour sea fishing trips for up to 6 anglers.
- Livingstone's 4 White’s Ln Kessingland NR33 7TF ku.oc.esuoheerf-senotsgnivil@ofni(01502) 218090
- Village Maid
71 The St
The most northerly pub in Suffolk, the Village Maid is primarily a restaurant and has an almost unique name for a pub, the only others having been found being in Bradfield, near Manningtree and in Birmingham.
- Village Maid 71 The St Lound NR32 5LP ku.oc.gnidartocdnassom@diamegalliveht(01502) 730441
- Fisherman's Wharf
South Pier Royal Plain
Modern bar located on South pier in a recently pedestrianised area close to start of esplanade. Food is available in adjacent restaurant. Live music in summer. Opening hours are reduced in winter months. Ten pin bowling also available nearby.
249 Yarmouth Rd
Beefeater and Premier Inn on Yarmouth Road (A12).
- Giardino Italian Restaurant
Sparrow's Nest, Whapload Rd
Italian restaurant set close to the seafront in the picturesque Sparrow's Nest Gardens in North Lowestoft, which also contains the Maritime Museum and a bandstand. There is a separate bar area with sofas and bar stools where you can enjoy a drink.
- Gunton Hall Coastal Village
Hotel in a 55 acre rural setting close to the coast in North Lowestoft. Members of the public are welcome to have a drink in the bar.
- Harbour Inn
Currently on winter opening hours. This pub is situated next to Lowestoft's bascule bridge. As of 19/08/21 the bar is owned by Moss & Co with food now provided from Thursday to Sunday by FUPBURGER. There are two sets of three hand pumps with three different beers being served initially. Also a new round bar offers craft beers and a cocktails, whilst The Hatch serves takeaway coffee and tea. The pub is surrounded on three sides by a paved area which came about as part of a major esplanade improvement in 2007. Outside there is a patio area.
- Hatfield Hotel
This terrace bar is a comfortable hotel bar with good sea views from both inside and outside areas.
- Joseph Conrad
32 Station Square
Modern bar set in a former department store which opened in July 2013. This is a busy JD Wetherspoon pub in part of the former Tuttles department store located close to the town's railway station. The pub has large open plan bars on two floors and a small external area for customer seating.
- Lake Lothing
25 Rotterdam Rd
Popular street corner pub and restaurant offering bed & breakfast, lunch and dinner. The pub has regular live music and karaoke nights and shows major sporting events on TV.
- Mariner's Rest
60-62 Rotterdam Rd
Welcoming community local on the west side of town centre. The closeness of the cemetery gave the pub its name. The comfortable open-plan interior has a central bar with a TV screen used mainly for showing sporting events. It has a good sized garden with a covered heated smoking area. The pub has raised a considerable amount for local charities. All the real ales and ciders are served by gravity from the cellar in the back room.
- Norman Warrior
Popular twin bar local situated between Lowestoft town centre and Oulton Broad North railway station with bus stops nearby and ample parking. It comprises a public bar where pool and darts are played leading to a large terraced garden where a well-attended beer and cider festival with live music is held annually over the August bank holiday weekend. A comfortable lounge leads to a spacious restaurant which serves home-cooked food daily.
Situated on esplanade and linked to Iconic bar and restaurant. The bar has an unusual décor including a spiral staircase in the middle of the floor.
- Oak Tavern
71 & 73 Crown St (West)
Popular with all ages, this well run, lively community pub is situated on the northern side of town. It has an open plan bar divided into two areas, one festooned with Belgian brewery memorabilia and the other for pool and darts. A TV screen shows sporting events and there is a patio and car park to the rear. Various events are held throughout the year to raise money for local charities. A dark beer is usually available during winter months.
- Old Blue Anchor
133a High St
Recently redecorated and re-opened September 2021 as Seafood Restaurant and Bar run by Mark Gee, formerly of Tramways Hotel, The current building apparently dates from 1888, but is on the site of an older inn.
- Plough & Sail
212 London Rd South
Lively and friendly pub with a country feel although it is located close to the seafront. It lays back a little from the main road and has a few tables on the space in front of the pub. There is one long bar inside and additional seating outside on a terrace to the side of the pub.
- Potter's Kiln
Harvester restaurant with car park accessed via entrance to Travelodge in Leisure Way. Three beers are normally available.
- Spring Tide
New build Marston's pub restaurant close to A12, which opened in October 2012 and serves up to three cask ales.
- Stanford Arms
This free house is a short walk from Lowestoft train and bus stations. The open-plan L-shaped bar is decorated with a fine collection of beer trays adorning the walls. To the rear is a refurbished courtyard garden with a wood-fired pizza oven. The real ales are sourced from all over the UK and an exceptional range of beers is available including bottled and canned beers from around Europe. There is live music most weekends. TV screens show major sporting events.
- Triangle Tavern
29 St Peters St
Originally advertised as England's most easterly brew-pub, this lively town-centre tavern is situated on Triangle market. Owned by Green Jack brewery - winner of many awards - it consists of two bars joined by a corridor decorated with brewery memorabilia. The original brewery is located to the rear. Regular beer festivals are also held. The front part of the pub used to be the Oddfellows, while the back part is the original Triangle Tavern. As of March 2018, some of the regular beers have been changed so you will now found Manderina and Jester available.
- Trowel & Hammer
49 Pakefield St
Busy split level bar with good views from garden over cliffs onto beach and a cosy fire in winter months. Food is served in a separate restaurant area at the rear of the pub.
Comfortable 'L' shaped bar is accessed via the reception of this well-appointed hotel, which is situated on Kirkley Cliff with views of the beach and sea from the restaurant. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are available. Venue has a conference room and is a popular venue for weddings and other events.
- Fisherman's Wharf South Pier Royal Plain Lowestoft NR33 0AE (01502) 512793
- North Cove
- Three Horseshoes
Old Lowestoft Rd
This pub sits off the main road in substantial grounds from which can be glimpsed St Botolphs Church, a 13th-14th Century flint and brick building with a thatch roof. Adjacent to the pub car park is a large grassed garden with bench seating and a gravel court for boules. A paved patio with seating leads from the car park to the pub's entrance above which is a Norwich Brewery Co lamp. Inside the building is a characterful old pub displaying horse-related memorabilia with a dining area and several distinct drinking areas, one with an upright piano.
- Three Horseshoes Old Lowestoft Rd North Cove NR34 7PH ku.oc.evochtronseohsesroheerhteht@ofni(01502) 476601
- Blue Boar
28 Oulton St
Reopened 8th December 2021 under new managment of Burwood Inns Ltd following renovation work, which is continuing. there is a new kitchen and bar area with two dining areas. Customers are welcome to drink in the bar.
- Blue Boar 28 Oulton St Oulton NR32 3BB ku.oc.notluoraobeulbeht@ofni(01502) 572160
- Oulton Broad
116 Bridge Rd
Glass-fronted modern open-plan bar overlooking the broad across the road and close to bridge, lock and Nicholas Everitt Park. Quiet pub during daytime hours serving lunch, coffee and drinks, but gets very busy on Friday and Saturday nights when it is open until 2am.
The pub is tpart of the Stonegate Group. It has fine views of the Broad and a large outdoor seating area in which a separate bar servery area is often open in summer months. Boat moorings are available.
- Flying Dutchman
This large pub is located opposite Oulton Broad South station and is known for live music and sports TV.
- King Alfred
Burnt Hill Way
A local community pub, with a function room to cater for weddings, christenings, engagements, birthday parties and wakes. There is a beer garden to the rear and an enclosed deck area at the front. There is a full range of sports available to watch on 17 TV's plus a pool table, dartboard and jukebox. Two real ales are available.
- Lady of the Lake
124 Bridge Rd
Single bar located close to the Broad that has a new tenant from April 2021. Live music and DJ over the weekend and quiz night during the week.
- Ole Frank
Lively, two-bar modern estate pub with pool tables and dart boards. Real ale back on the bar as of 7th March 2017, but this has not proved to be consistent. Framed sports shirts adorn the walls and one bar has an old piano in the corner. The pub shows live sport including football and boxing.
- Quayside Bar & Restaurant
This child-friendly bar and restaurant is situated in the Broadland Holiday Village and is run by Churchill Catering. The bar is situated next to the quay with views across Oulton Broad from the main bar and terrace. A short walk takes you to the Water Sports Centre and Nicholas Everitt Park.
- Wherry Hotel
25/04/22 - reported to have been sold to Redcat Pub Company Group. This hotel is open all day and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bar, terrace and function room overlook the Broad and there is a separate carvery restaurant. This hotel also offers conference facilities and has 31 bedrooms (including 2 suites) with some able to accommodate dogs. The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies & weddings. Boat moorings are available for guests.
- Broadview 116 Bridge Rd Oulton Broad NR33 9JT moc.tcennoctb@rabeniwweivdaorb(01502) 585522
- Jolly Sailors
Large modern glass-fronted open plan pub on cliff top with excellent views of beach and sea. Popular with families and diners. There are tables outside on a patio where customers and their dogs can relax after a long walk on the beach or cliff path.
6 Nightingale Rd
Popular inn situated close to Pakefield's cliffs and the coastal path and just a stone's throw from the sea. A small, cosy pub with three open plan areas (one for diners), which has wooden flooring and panelling throughout. The walls are festooned with pictures of old Pakefield and sporting events are shown on TV screens. Up to five ales are available from local breweries and, in summer, a popular beer festival is hosted on the green opposite the pub.
- Ship Inn
95 Stradbroke Rd
This spacious pub has a modern interior styling with wood panelling & flooring throughout. Consisting of a central bar servicing two separate rooms, a restaurant on one side with the main bar on the other and a pool room to the side. The rear door leads to a side garden.
- Tramway Hotel
1 London Rd South
Prominent pub and hotel that takes its name from a tram terminal that once stood opposite. The pub has recently been taken over by a new manager/head chef who plans to run the venue has a gastropub with a separate bar. Due to re-open 26/05/2021.
- Jolly Sailors Pakefield St Pakefield NR33 0JS moc.oc-ssom@olleh(01502) 531418
41 Wangford Rd
Pleasant lounge bar, with a separate restaurant & sunny, enclosed garden. Ten en suite rooms. Under new management as of July 2017.
- Randolph 41 Wangford Rd Reydon IP18 6PZ ku.oc.hplodnareht@noitpecer(01502) 723603
Cromwell Rd, Ringsfield Corner
Refurbished freehouse that is situated in a village location with the car park on the opposite side of the road to the pub itself. Seating is in the main bar or on the patio (weather permitting) and there is a separate restaurant area to the rear. Four mainly local handpulled or gravity real ales are served along with four ciders.
- Horseshoes Cromwell Rd, Ringsfield Corner Ringsfield NR34 8LR ku.oc.nniseohsesroheht@ofni(01502) 713114
A popular local at the heart of village life. A new licensee took over the pub on 01/10/2019. This historic inn was extended some years ago to create a number of interlinked areas including dining & games rooms. Guest beers are usually from local breweries. CAMRA Suffolk pub of the year 2007 & 2012. Opens 12-11 Sat&Sun in summer months.
- Buck Mill Rd Rumburgh IP19 0NT ku.oc.kcubhgrubmur@ofni(01986) 785257
Situated in a tiny village on the edge of Sotterley Park, this inn dates back to the 16th Century. The original arched doors and carved fox heads have been retained. The interior comprises a bar with comfortable seating leading to a conservatory and a separate restaurant area. Outside, a patio and small garden are popular in summer months. Beer festivals are held twice yearly: one over Father's Day weekend and the other close to Halloween. Live music each Friday evening. The pub has several clubs for locals including a Real Ale club with regular brewery presentations and a book club.
- Fox London Rd Shadingfield NR34 8DD bup.nnixof@xof(01502) 575100
- Duke's Head
This pub overlooks the marshes & River Waveney. Convenient for river users, railway travellers & ramblers. The comfortable lounge & dining area leads though to the garden room restaurant which has a good reputation & uses local produce (booking advised). An open fireplace separates the lounge & public bar. A converted barn in the attractive grounds is used for regular musical events featuring local artistes & occasional beer festivals. Guest beers are sourced from local micros.
- Duke's Head Slugs Ln Somerleyton NR32 5QR ku.oc.notyelremos@daehsekud(01502) 730281
- South Cove
- Five Bells
A single bar with seating leads to a restaurant. Outside there is a large garden and patio area. Accommodation is available in rooms on a B&B basis and touring caravans can also be accommodated on-site. At one time, it was said that the bells of five churches could be heard from its location.
- Five Bells Southwold Rd South Cove NR34 7JD firstname.lastname@example.org(01502) 675249
Quiet, comfortable Edwardian style family run hotel on outskirts of town. The "L" shaped lounge bar is a pleasant, light & airy space to meet visitors to the town & enjoy friendly conversation. A separate restaurant & 13 bedrooms are also available. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/862
This hotel is situated in Southwold High St, but is still close to the seafront. It has 14 bedrooms and a restaurant and bar that is mainly used for dining whilst a small friendly, public bar is located to the rear.
- Harbour Inn
This riverside pub is about a mile south of the town centre. Its location means that flooding can be an issue in winter months. A mark on the wall shows the level reached by flood waters in 1953. The split level interior is often dominated by diners during busy periods & a separate restaurant extension has helped to make the venue even more popular during weekends. Nearby, a foot ferry & footbridge provide access to Walberswick. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/865
- Lord Nelson
42 East St
Always busy and lively, the pub is popular with locals and visitors alike enjoying the coastal views from the nearby cliff top. It is situated next to the Sailor's Reading Room museum and close to the town centre. The pub has a flagstone floor with an open fire in winter months and is decorated throughout with naval and seafaring memorabilia. The large central bar offers a good range of Adnams beers. Children are welcome in the side room and patio garden to the rear.
- Red Lion
2 South Green
This 17th cent. oak-beamed inn is located close to the South Green. The characterful interior is divided into separate areas with a wood panelled bar to front & quieter seated areas to rear. Patio seating to rear & front. The building is a rare survivor of the great fire of Southwold (April 1659) that destroyed most of the town.
- Sail Loft
53 Ferry Rd
Restaurant situated in a good coastal location on Ferry Road between the town centre and the harbour and convenient for families and walkers visiting Southwold. An extension has been added to the original building and there is a sheltered patio area with tables. Open all day for meals serving tea and coffee with two real ales available.
- Sole Bay Inn
7 East Green
This single room street corner pub stands in the shadow of the lighthouse and is very close to Adnams brewery. The interior was significantly modernised in 2003 as Adnams sought to create a number of bistro style pubs. It still retains a few bits of nautical bric-a-brac and offers five Adnams real ales along with other Adnams beers and spirits. There are also a small number of tables outside the pub. Built circa 1835.
- Southwold Golf Club
The traditional clubhouse building provides a warm and welcoming environment for members and green fee paying visitors alike. The club house and restaurant are available for private hire; to discuss requirements please contact Club Manager,
- Southwold, Reydon & District Constitutional Club Woodleys Yard Southwold IP18 6HP ku.oc.bulCnoCdlowhtuoS@drawets(01502) 722743
Completely refurbished over nine months in 2017, this Grade 2 listed building offers 35 guest bedrooms and two restaurants, the Still Room and the Tap Room (the latter is also the bar). Guests can also take afternoon tea in the Drawing Room and enjoy private dining for groups in the Reading Room or Juniper Room. Across the courtyard to the rear is also the meeting point for tours of Adnams Brewery.
- Blyth Station Rd Southwold IP18 6AY moc.letohhtylb@noitpecer(01502) 722632
- Huntsman & Hounds
This 500 year old half timbered pub offers good cuisine in the spacious interior. Sometimes still referred to as the Chequers (see historical info tab for more information).
- Huntsman & Hounds Stone St Spexhall IP19 0RN moc.sdnuohdnanamstnuh@ofni(01986) 781341
- St Peter South Elmham
- St Peter's Hall
St Peter's Hall (follow signs from A144 or B1062)
St Peter South Elmham
St Peters Hall is operated separately from the brewery and is now being run by Trio's who are providing a daytime service providing coffee & cakes, lunch and afternoon tea Thu-Sat. There is also tapas each Friday evening and a Supper Club on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of each month. Please check the website for further details including booking. normally open Wed-Sun from April 1st to October 31st each year, although it has opened The premises is a 15th century moated farmhouse conversion using architectural salvage materials. The interior is mainly from the 17th & 18th century. The St Peter's brewery is located across the courtyard in former agricultural buildings with a shop attached.
- St Peter's Hall St Peter's Hall (follow signs from A144 or B1062) St Peter South Elmham NR35 1NQ ku.oc.yagnubllahsretepts@seiriuqne(01986) 782288
Situated in an idyllic coastal village, this bar and hotel caters for holidaymakers and locals alike. It has two cosy alcove areas heated by a fire on both sides with a side room for families and a spacious restaurant serving local produce plus a large garden. The pub is accessible from Southwold via footbridge or ferry. As well as Adnams ales, an extensive range of global bottled beers and craft ales are stocked. Accommodation is available in the main building or in garden chalets.
- Bell Inn
The 600 year old Inn is situated in the heart of the settlement, near to the village green & just a stone's throw from the sea. Internally it has many seating areas & historic features. It can be very busy for food at weekends in summer. Smugglers' tunnels between the Bell & the beach have been uncovered, though apparently they have since collapsed. Walberswick can be accessed from Southwold via a footbridge.
- Anchor The St Walberswick IP18 6UA moc.kciwsreblawtarohcna@ofni(01502) 722112
- Angel Inn
39 High St
A former coaching inn, now bypassed by A12, which had been modernised throughout in recent years and has undergone a further refurbishment in 2019 by Moss & Co who now run the pub and serve up to 5 real ales.
London Rd (A12)
A popular roadside inn with a restaurant and plenty of seating for drinkers. Both child and dog-friendly and features 5 cabin style rooms and a 5 pitch caravan site.
- Angel Inn 39 High St Wangford NR34 8RL ku.oc.gnidartocdnassom@legnaeht(01502) 578494
- Star Inn
Free house situated on the outskirts of the village with fine views of the Blyth valley. The interior comprises three small public rooms overlooking a large lawn and garden where beer festivals are held over the late May and August bank holiday weekends. The characterful front bar is adorned with old enamel advertising signs and is popular with walkers and cyclists. Food is all home-cooked using local produce where possible. Camping is available by prior arrangement. Large car park to side.
- Star Inn Hall Rd Wenhaston IP19 9HF ku.oc.ratsnotsahnew@srats(01502) 478240
- Racehorse Inn
When you come across this village you know that you are in rural Suffolk. This freehouse is community owned and has a central bar with three interlinked rooms where three beers and one cider are usually available. Open mic night is the last Friday of the month and there is live screening of sporting events. At the rear there is a large garden and covered seating area. The pub is well supported by locals with community meals Wednesday lunch plus food most weekends. Food is avaiable with regular themed evenings, but you will need to check the pub's website or social media for further details.
- Racehorse Inn Mill Common Westhall IP19 8RQ moc.bupllahtsew@ofni(01502) 575665
8 The St
COVID-19 UPDATE: Take away service is going great with a large number of people ordering, especially at the weekend, so order early to avoid disappointment. See the menu on website, and some draft beer is still on tap (April 2020) - contact pub to order. #pullingtogether Country pub on the road between Halesworth and Rumburgh. The new owners have carried out extensive work to the outside area where it is hoped that caravans will be available as holiday lets. The pub's interior has also been re-furbished. The food is cooked fresh daily. The pub is closed Monday and Tuesday in Autumn & Winter. Re-opened 9th Feb 2019 with new management.
- Plough 8 The St Wissett IP19 0JE ku.oc.hguolpttessiw@seiriuqne(01986) 873047
- Horse & Groom
1 London Rd
Single bar pub on main road in Wrentham popular with locals. Under new ownership and management since Spring 2017.
- Horse & Groom 1 London Rd Wrentham NR34 7HJ moc.kooltuo@0202moorgdnaesroh(01502) 675279