Traditional 17th cent. pub on the bank of River Orwell in a tiny hamlet with three separate rooms and connecting corridor with flagstoned floors (in part). This famous pub retains some high backed settles and a large open fire in main bar area making it very cosy on cold winter days. Disabled toilet.
Often very busy in Summer and at weekends and has been long renowned for a traditional food menu with a number of fish dishes (food from 12-9.30). Has featured in films and once in TV's Lovejoy (as 'The Three Ducks'!)
Adnams Bitter & Broadside [H], GK IPA [G] & guest beers [H]
listed building grade II
Pin Mill is part of the Chelmondiston parish
Local licensing authority for Pin Mill is Babergh
last updated 06/09/2014
(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 book information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)
A butt was a large wine cask. Oysters could often be packed in wooden casks for transportation and were extensively harvested along the river Orwell in bygone times.