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Chelmondiston Red Lion

previously known as Venture, Lion



Real Ale

Main Rd [B1456], IP9 1DX

01473 780400

grid reference TM 204 371

opened 1750 (built)

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bar/restaurant


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opening hours:

  • Tue-Sat: 1100-1500, 1800-2300
  • Sun: 1200-1700

food times:

  • Tue-Sat: 1200-1400, 1830-2130
  • Sun: 1200-1500
(Times last updated 29/08/2014)

regular real ales

Cox & Holbrook Rattlesden Best, Stormwatch, Old Mill


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Local licensing authority for Chelmondiston is Babergh
last updated 21/05/2015

Large single room which is part restaurant and part bar area. Beer Garden to rear.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

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

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

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)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)