Photo of Grinning Rat

grid reference TM 169 445

owner Star (Heineken UK)

music bar

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opening hours:

  • 12-12
(Times last updated 16/04/2013)

regular real ales


listed building grade II

Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 04/04/2018

Ipswich Grinning Rat

previously known as: Olive Leaf

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

66-68 St Helen's St, IP4 2LA

01473 215791

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A 17th century timber-framed building, altered in the 19th. There is regular live music.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

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

station 1.1 mile away Railway station about 1.1 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

Smoking area Smoking area

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

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