Orford Jolly SailorReal Ale
Quay St, IP12 2NU
grid reference TM 424 496
opened 16th cent
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- Mon-Fri: 1200-1500, 1800 "onwards"
- Sat-Sun: 1200-"close"
- 1200-1430, 1800-2030
regular real ales
Adnam's Bitter, Broadside + seasonal ales
listed building grade II
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Local licensing authority for Orford is Suffolk Coastal
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 23/12/2016
A characterful five roomed pub close to the historic Quay and a large public car-park. The pub also offers accommodation (4 en-suite letting rooms) and camping during summer (after May). It also has an orchard. There's lots of character within this impressive old building which has undergone a significant but tasteful refurbishment.
Some steps initially lead down from the street level into the main bar. This links to small snug bar located behind the huge fireplace.
Alternatively, visitors may head to any one of the three eating areas. Two are located towards the front of the building and are divided by another pair of massive fireplaces. The third is smaller, decorated with navigational charts and located behind the bar counter.
The building probably dates back to the 17th century.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
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)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper & book information from Bob Mitchell)