Bury St Edmunds Fox
1 Eastgate St, IP33 1XX
grid reference TL 857 643
owner Greene King
listed building grade II*
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Local licensing authority for Bury St Edmunds is St Edmundsbury
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 30/07/2015
A characterful building which is claimed to be (in part) the oldest remaining pub in town.
Nicely furnished throughout with a courtyard garden. Food available (12 - 2.30 and 6 - 10). Live Jazz from 7.30 every Sun eve.
According to Listed Buildings Register, it was built in the 15th century as a merchant's house, though it's probably older, being recorded as a hospice for the abbey before the Dissolution. Located just outside the old East Gate.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Traditional separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Real coal or log fire
Children are welcome
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.7 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)