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Chilled.

We tried this pub on a Thursday night for a drink and a chat. A nice bar area with plenty of comfy... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Michael M
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East Anglia
Nice old pub

Nice pub to visit for a few drinks. Good choice of beers. Reasonably priced. Good service and good... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
daveinkent44
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Good pub, good beers, plenty of choice. Plenty of room with the upstairs rooms and outside tables. No trouble, always a joy. Work colleagues always choose "The Pub" as we call it, for leaving dues or special occasions, we may go to a restaurant but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RodF143
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Lovely pub in the heart of town. Great selection of beers on tap. Nice and quiet too, which means its perfect for friends. Staff friendly, clean, nice tables and chairs - great little pub in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mattfrost216
Reviewed 6 April 2018

excellent pub, excellent beer and excellent bar staff especially Ben. Good old fashioned drinking establishment

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Ok range of beers. What bugs me about this place is the inconsistent opening hours. Two Thursdays ago was here till midnight, tonight came in at 2245 to be told was closed. Muppets

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank theposh
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Large variety of beers - both in bottles and on tap - standard price per pint. Quite a few wines to chose from and they invested in a machine that allows them to reseal the bottle after taking one or two glass measures out of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 40klause
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Probably the best pre-dinner pub in town, great location for a raft of eating place. Lots of beers to chose from, not forgetting ample wine menu all at a reasonable price. Good atmosphere and also a great place to go before ITFC home matches. Home...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We tried this pub on a Thursday night for a drink and a chat. A nice bar area with plenty of comfy seating with a friendly atmosphere. A good selection of beers served by polite and friendly staff. I recommend and will return.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nice pub to visit for a few drinks. Good choice of beers. Reasonably priced. Good service and good music. Some outdoor seating. Certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Rather refreshing to be in a 'drinking pub'. No food smells or waiting staff dashing around! We called in to the Thomas Wolsey for a pre-dinner drink during our 3 night stay in Ipswich and liked it so much it became our 'local' for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank christinebeehive
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Last night i had the displeasure of meeting the rude owner .who became very aggressive all because we asked to change our beer as it was flat.leading to us asking for a full refund after a very unessary argument .

Date of experience: August 2017
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