Ipswich Gardeners' Arms
previously known as: New Gardeners Arms, Bentleys, 77Real Ale
77 Fore Hamlet, IP3 8AB
grid reference TM 173 439
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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 01/10/2016
Re-opened February 2010 after many years as a restaurant (under various names) and an off-license.
The fact that this pub is listed from 1881 as the "New Gardeners' Arms" suggests that the building dates from about that time, replacing a different building of the same name located somewhere nearby (probably on the other side of road). It was also still known as the New Gardeners Arms as late as 1928. It closed as the Gardeners Arms in 1994, when the building became an off-license warehouse.
Also see Old Gardener's Arms
Beer served through handpulls
Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.70 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information by Chris Stanton)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)