previously known as: Old ShipReal Ale
Church Ln / Gun Hill, IP10 0LQ
grid reference TM 234 390
opened 14th cent
riverside bar / diner
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- Mon-Sat: 1100 - 2300
- Sun: 1000 - 2200
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Levington is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 24/12/2016
An ancient smugglers' inn overlooking the River Orwell, that has been extended to the rear to provide additional seating for diners. The patio area to the front has fine views. Refurbished and re-roofed after a fire in 2003, the pub now offers high class cuisine together with gravity dispensed beers.
The building probably dates back to the 14th century.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Railway station about 4.2 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)