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Southwold Lord Nelson

previously known as Nelson, Raven?

Real Ale

42 East St, IP18 6EJ

01502 722079

grid reference TM 509 761

opened 17th cent

owner Adnams

bar / diner

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opening hours:

  • 10.30-11; 12-10.30 (Sun)
(Times last updated 05/04/2008)

regular real ales

Adnams Bitter, Broadside + seasonal beers [H]

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Local licensing authority for Southwold is Waveney district

CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 18/08/2015

Always a busy and lively pub, popular with both locals and visitors enjoying the coastal views from the nearby cliff top. It is situated next to the Sailor's Reading Room museum. It offers three drinking areas. Children are welcome in the side room. The main bar is flagstoned and has an open fire for the winter months. The pub is renowned for its good value food and full range of Adnams beers.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Pub sells beer from local brewers Pub sells beer from local brewers

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

children-welcome Children are welcome

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

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 book information from Bob Mitchell)