previously known as Sheep
School Rd, IP12 2DY
grid reference TM 367 569
opened 1740 ish?
bar / diner
- Mon-Sun: 1200-1530, 1800-2400
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter, Tim Taylor Landlord + 3 or 4 guest beers
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Blaxhall is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 24/02/2016
Long famed as a traditional singing, two bar pub on the edge of the "Suffolk Sandlings". This cosy, low ceilinged, timber framed building with simple tiled floors, benches and scrubbed tables, once again offers a warm welcome with good ale and food after being run-down for some time. Food menu is varied with many options on chalkboards. Music can now be on virtually any night of week with several local folk groups playing here on various evenings. Letting accommodation available for those with time to explore this pleasant rural area. Disabled toilet.
The pub was originally called the Sheep, but a travelling sign-writer misunderstood the landlord's accent.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Traditional separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Real coal or log fire
Dogs are welcome
Children are welcome
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Railway station about 3 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
Regular live music
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)