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Extensively refurbished in Nov 2011.
Now a brightly lit bar offering various keg products. However, notices were seen in May 2013 saying that Real Ale was available, so things have evidently improved.
The name refers to a battle between between the British and Russians in the Crimean War.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Old inns of Suffolk by Leonard P Thompson) and an Illustrated history of ITFC by Ken Rice
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)
The Battle of Inkermann was near Sevastapol in Crimea on 5th Nov 1854 and fought between an Anglo-French force versus the Russians. Also called the "Soldiers Battle" this allied victory subsequently led to the seige of Sevastapol.