Originally a house (built circa 1650) which was converted into a pub in 1715. Today it still retains two separate bar areas and remains popular with locals.
In September it was bought by a London couple, Ian & Sandra, who have relocated here, renovated the pub and reopened it in late October.
Now offering four beers on hand pump.
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Eyke is Suffolk Coastal
last updated 30/10/2013
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
An elephant & castle has appeared in the crest of the Cutlers Company since 1622. Ivory was then used to create knife handles. Some claim that the name derives from "Infanta of Castile" a reference to Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I.