Ipswich InkermanReal Ale
297 Norwich Rd, IP1 4BX
grid reference TM 153 454
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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 20/03/2016
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.
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 1.10 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 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.