grid reference TM 173 448
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- Mon-Thu: 1200-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1200-0000
- Sun: 1200-2230
A good selection of changing guest beers
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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 11/10/2017
Ipswich Grand Old Duke of York
previously known as: Duke of York
Real Ale is available here
212 Woodbridge Rd, IP4 2QP
This is a single L shaped bar with a pool table and various seating areas including a small outside patio to the side.
Beer served through handpulls
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 1.1 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
There have been many Dukes of York - the song (Grand Old D of Y) usually refers to Frederick Augustus (1763-1827), second son of George III. He commanded the English army in Flanders in 1794-95. But the song misrepresents the facts as he was only 31, had 30,000 men and had no hills close to where he was fighting. Some claim it could be a reference to Woodbridge Rd in Ipswich?