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Shimpling Bush

The Street, IP29 4HU

01284 828257


grid reference TL 873 530

opened circa 1840

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opening hours:

  • Mon:1730-2300
  • Tue-Sat: 1200-1500, 1730-2300
  • Sun: 1900-2300

food times:

  • Tue-Sat: 1200-1400, 1830-2100
  • Sun: 1200-1400
(Times last updated 22/05/2016)
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Local licensing authority for Shimpling is Babergh

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.



last updated 22/05/2016

Traditional pub with exposed beams & flagstone floors. Locally sourced food and ales. The Bush has a cosy bar with a log fire, a large restaurant and a large pub garden where meals can be served al fresco in the summer months. It was built in the 16th century but only converted into a pub in the 19th.

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Separate public bar Separate public bar

Real fire Real fire

dogs-welcome Dog friendly

children-welcome Family friendly

Accommodation available Accommodation available

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

payable WiFi WiFi available (a charge may apply)

parking parking

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 Bob Mitchell)