Long Melford SwanReal Ale
Hall St, CO10 9JQ
grid reference TL 864 458
owner Greene King
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- Mon-Sat: 1000-2300
- Sun: 1000-1900
- 12-2.30pm; 6pm-9.30pm
- Sunday lunch 12-4pm
regular real ales
Greene King IPA + Abbot plus guest beer
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Long Melford is Babergh
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 14/01/2017
A popular two roomed pub which offers good food. There is a large beer garden and the pub has an annual beer festival on Whitsun bank holiday weekend.
The proprietors are passionate about fresh ingredients and source produce locally wherever possible, including an exciting range of wines from Giffords Hall Vineyards in Hartest.
The pub has a rear courtyard dining area with beautiful lawns; see the pub website for pictures and up to date menus.
Watch out for "Kentwellians" during the Tudor recreations at Kentwell Hall, who can often be found in the back bar on summer evenings.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 3.5 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)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(****report reproduced with kind permission from Foxearth & District Local History Society)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)