previously known as: Cross KeysReal Ale
8-10 St Mary's St, NR35 1AX
grid reference TM 336 897
opened before 1500email us
- Mon-Sat: 1100-2300
- Sun: 1200-2200
- Mon-Thu: 1200-2100
- Fri-Sat: 1200-2130
- Sun: 1200-2000
regular real ales
2 changing guests
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Bungay is Waveney district
CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.
last updated 23/06/2016
An impressive timbered building directly opposite the church and war memorial.
Access for disabled customers is at the rear of the pub, via Castle Orchard.
Originally called the Cross Keys and known to have been built before 1500, the pub got its present name some time before 1711.
Re-opened in 2016 after refurbishment by the new owner. The pub is bright and airy with several areas for eating and drinking.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
The fleece is a common reference to the wool trade that was very important in Suffolk, particularly in 17th & 18th cent. until cheap imports from the colonies undermined the trade.