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Preston-St-Mary Six Bells

previously known as Bells?



Real Ale

The Street, CO10 9NG

01787 247440

grid reference TL 944 504

opened 15th century

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opening hours:

  • Closed Mon (except BH 12-3pm;6-11pm)
  • Tue open 6-11pm
  • Wed to Sat 12-3pm;6-11pm
  • Sun open 12-8pm

food times:

  • Tue: 1800-2100
  • Wed-Sat: 1200-1430, 1800-2100
  • Sun: 1200-1500
(Times last updated 18/09/2013)

regular real ales

Adnams Broadside


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Preston-St-Mary is Babergh
last updated 17/03/2015

Traditional 15th Cent. village pub. The brick frontage dates from the 19th century. At one time, the building housed not only the pub, but two shops as well.

Large, open bar with dart board and TV and cosy lounge with sofas plus heated conservatory for meals/meetings/parties.

Food (12-2.30;6-9) is all homemade traditional English and menu changes constantly apart from a few regular favourites including Sunday Roast.

Small self-catering unit available for hire which can also be used on a bed and breakfast basis.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Camping or carvan site within about a mile Camping or carvan site within about a mile

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Car park Car park

Beer garden or other outside drinking area 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)