Woodbridge Olde Bell & Steelyard
previously known as: Three Goats, Stillyards, Fox, Bell, BluebellReal Ale
103 New St, IP12 1DZ
grid reference TM 272 491
opened 15th cent
owner Greene King
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- Mon-Thu: 1100-1500, 1700-2330
- Fri-Sat: 1100-0000
- Sun: 1200-2230
- Mon-Sat: 1200-1400, 1830-2100
- Sun: 1200-1400
regular real ales
Greene King IPA, Old Speckled Hen, Abbot + guest beer [H]
listed building grade I
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Local licensing authority for Woodbridge is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 27/02/2017
This prominent, historical multi-roomed pub dates from about 1540. Facilities include a bistro, the main bar, a narrow public bar and an enclosed conservatory. The patio garden is also very popular in good weather. The main bar includes a large fireplace, high beamed ceiling and hosts live music every weekend. The food is an eclectic mix of styles to suit most tastes. Outside is the listed "steelyard" - which is an impressive large artefact from the past and hence the pub's name.
There's a toilet for disabled customers.
A beer and cheese festival is run from late July to early August.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.4 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)