previously known as: Black BoyReal Ale
2 Theatre St, IP12 4NE
grid reference TM 270 491
opened 1153 (rebuilt 1678)
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- 2-11 (midnight on Fri & Sat)
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter, Woodforde's Wherry, Sharp's Doombar
listed building grade II*
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Local licensing authority for Woodbridge is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 29/03/2016
A traditional two bar pub with beams and tiled floors. With an outdoor seating area and stables still in evidence to rear.
The well-kept Real Ales are supplemented by a selection of over 270 different gins now available. Now in Guinness Book of Records.
Two open mic eve every month on 2nd & 4th Wed plus DJ every Sat eve and live music (see website). New wood fired pizza oven in garden soon.
The building dates from the 16th century, though there's evidence of a pub on this site as long ago as the 12th century.
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.40 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
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)
(**** historic newspaper information from John Martin)
NOTE: A messuage equates to a dwelling-house and may include outbuildings, orchard, curtilage or court-yard and garden - this may have been an earlier structure to the current property.