Bury St Edmunds One Bull
previously known as Bull, Abbey, Black Bull
- Mon-Thu: 1200-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1200-2400
- Sun: 1200-1800
- Mon-Sat: 1200-1430, 1800-2200
- Sun: 1200-1630
regular real ales
Brewshed Best, Pale, American Blonde & guests
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 31/07/2015
Close to Abbey gardens, this is believed to be Bury's oldest pub.
This venue has been extensively refurbished and new owners are now trying to encourage a more mature clientele - Friday night is Oyster night! - many other wine and food options (Noon-2.30; 6-10 and Noon-4.30 on Sun). Children welcome during daytime.
Adnams Bitter and Broadside plus Woodfordes Wherry always in stock and one guest beer. Now cask marque accredited
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.6 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 Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
The One Bull has stood here for over six centuries. Its name derives from the Latin bulla, meaning "the seal of the monastery". There's no mystery as to which monastery this refers to.