Photo of Ark

grid reference TM 101 333

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bar & restaurant

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opening hours:

  • Thu-Sun: 1200-1500, 1800-2300
  • They hope to also open Wednesdays in the near future.
(Times last updated 05/11/2017)

Cattawade is part of the Brantham parish

Local licensing authority for Cattawade is Babergh

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 01/12/2017

Cattawade Ark

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

The Street

01206 396777

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After 25 years closed, the Ark reopened on Thursday November 2nd 2017.

Much of the space is taken up with a restaurant, with a bar area also available. Real Ales are served from pins on the bar.

In the later years of its original incarnation, the Ark had a reputation as a place where unusual (for the time) Real Ales were to be had. Many beer-lovers from Ipswich would make the trek here for something different.

The pub's name reputedly dates back to an earlier building which was constructed out of timbers from an old ship.

station 0.9 mile away Railway station about 0.9 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(* historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)