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Laxfield King's Head (Low House)



Real Ale

Gorams Mill Ln, IP13 8DW

01986 798395

grid reference TM 296 724

opened 15th cent

owner Adnams

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historic bar & restaurant


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pub is on the regional inventory

opening hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 23:00
  • Sat: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 00:00
  • Sun: 12:00 - 20:00

food times:

  • Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00, 18:30 - 21:00
  • Sat: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:30 - 21:00
  • Sun: 12:00 - 15:00
(Times last updated 29/04/2014)

regular real ales

Adnams Bitter, Broadside & guest beers [G] plus other Adnams seasonal beers [G]


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Laxfield is Mid Suffolk
last updated 03/03/2015

Also popularly known as the "low house" this timeless, multi-roomed and thatched building is a classic pub which is always worth a visit. The main room features listed high back settles set around a small fireplace, whilst the beer is served on gravity direct from a small tap room to rear. A separate dining room (12-3 + 7-9) offers an interesting menu of locally sourced food and including a Sunday roast but NOT on Sunday evening. An enclosed garden and patio to rear is also available. Accommodation available in an outside building. Pub can be difficult to find - just walk through churchyard and exit via lower street access.

The building dates from the 16th century, with an 18th century extension.

Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

Car park Car park

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


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

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)

(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA members since 1978)