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Ipswich Old Times Guest House

previously known as Lion's Head



Real Ale

213-215 Cauldwell Hall Rd, IP4 5AS

01473 726902

grid reference TM 182 445

opened 1910 circa

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bar / diner

(details under review)


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opening hours:

  • Tue-Fri: 1800-2300
  • Sat: 1200-2300
  • Sun: 1200-1700, 1900-2300

food times:

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • 1pm - 4pm (Sun)
(Times last updated 27/07/2014)

regular real ales

Sharps Doombar


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Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council
last updated 06/04/2015

Formerly the Lion's Head, this is now mainly run as a guesthouse, but with a bar (smaller than before) open to the public.

Now provides "refreshments for the weary traveller & good quality bedrooms with en suite walk-in showers." Traditional food served in the evening and a Sunday roast.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Function room available to hire Function room available to hire

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

station 0.4 mile away Railway station about 0.4 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

Car park Car park


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