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Ipswich County of Suffolk

previously known as County Hotel

Real Ale

29 St Helen's St, IP4 1HH

01473 225642

grid reference TM 168 445

opened 17th cent


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opening hours:

  • Monday: closed
  • Tues - Thurs: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
  • Fri - Sat: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:00
  • Sun: 12:00 - 17:00

food times:

  • Monday: closed
  • Tues - Sat: 12:00 - 14:00, 18:00 - 20:30
  • Sun: 12:00 15:00
(Times last updated 20/01/2015)

regular real ales

Caledonian Flying Scotsman

guest beers

A good varying selection of guest beers with usually 3 available.

listed building grade II

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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
last updated 22/03/2015

Grade 2 listed building with an attractive Georgian fa├žade overlooking former County Hall building and gallows (opposite) which was later used as council offices (until 2006).

Now used as a single split level bar with tasteful lounge area and separate seating area for diners.

The building dates from two periods in the 19th century.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station 1 mile away Railway station about 1 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

Regular live music Regular live music

free WiFi Free WiFi

(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)