Long Melford Crown InnReal Ale
Hall St, CO10 9JL
grid reference TL 863 457
opened 17th Cent
owner Free House
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- Mon-Sat: 1100-2300
- Sun: 1200-2230
- Mon-Thu: 1200-1430, 1830-2100
- Fri-Sat: 1200-1430, 1830-2130
- Sun: 1200-2100
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter & GK IPA [H] plus guest beers
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Long Melford is Babergh
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 19/05/2016
This 17th century hotel has a bar arranged around a central servery and has 12 letting rooms available. Children are allowed in the restaurant area.
The riot act was last read in England from the steps of the pub in 1885. Rioters set fire to the building but the occupants were unhurt.
A Victorian brewery was located on the site.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 3.40 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)
The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.