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Aldeburgh White Lion (White Lyon)


Market Cross Place, IP15 5BJ

01728 452720

grid reference TM 465 569

opened 1563

owner Aldeburgh & Thorpeness Hotels

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Hotel: these premises may only normally offer drinks for residents and/or dinners. Please check before visiting.

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opening hours:

  • 11-11; 11-10.30 (Sun)
(Times last updated 24/12/2008)

regular real ales

Adnams Bitter & Broadside [H]

listed building grade II

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Local licensing authority for Aldeburgh is Suffolk Coastal

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 14/04/2016

Imposing 3 star hotel with fine sea views and a pleasantly relaxing public bar. Restaurant (12-2 & 6-9.30) plus disabled toilet and 38 rooms.

Built 17th century, with many alterations since, though according to A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, the hotel was established in 1563 on the site of an earlier inn dating from the 15th century.

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

Evening meals Evening meals

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

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

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

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

Car park Car park

(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 information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** historic information supplied by Neil Langridge)