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Woodbridge Anchor

previously known as Station Hotel, Anchor Railway

Real Ale

19 Quayside, IP12 1BX

01394 382649

grid reference TM 273 488

opened 17th century

owner GK

(details under review)

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opening hours:

  • Mon-Thu: 1200-1500, 1700-2300
  • Fri: 1200-1500, 1700-0000
  • Sat: 1200-0000
  • Sun: 1200-2230
  • No entry after 2230
(Times last updated 15/05/2012)

listed building grade II

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Local licensing authority for Woodbridge is Suffolk Coastal
last updated 24/03/2015

Also listed at Common Quay and Quay La.

A cosy front bar has two main drinking areas and an open fire during winter months with a larger seating and dining area to rear (via some steps) with lower beamed ceilings. Parts date back to 17th cent. The pub also offers an open seating area to front of building in warmer weather.

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

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

children-welcome Children are welcome

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

station 0.1 mile away Railway station about 0.1 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

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)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)


Near the pub the East Suffolk Railway Line was opened from Ipswich to Great Yarmouth on the 1 June 1859.