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Real Ale

Stoke Ash White Horse

A140, IP23 7ET

01379 678222


grid reference TM 112 709

opened 1647

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motel

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opening hours:

  • 0730-2300

food times:

  • 0730-2130
(Times last updated 22/05/2016)

regular real ales

Adnams Southwold, GK Abbot & Old Speckled Hen, Woodforde's Wherry


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Stoke Ash is Mid Suffolk

CAMRA Mid-Anglia branch.



last updated 22/05/2016

This former coaching inn sits at a crossroads on the A140 half-way betwixt Ipswich and Norwich. Dating from the 1700s. Has been sympathetically extended to incorporate exposed timbers and chimney to create several seating areas. Has motel-style accommodation and recently enlarged outside eating areas. Local legend tells of a tunnel running from here to The Four Horseshoes inn at Thornham Magna nearby. Same owners and hosts since 2000. Breakfast served 7.30-12 Mon-Fri, 8-12 Saturday and Sunday full menu 12-9.30pm daily.

The pub is sometimes listed as being in Thornham Magna.

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

Newspapers available Newspapers available

Function room available to hire Function room available to hire

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real fire Real fire

children-welcome Family friendly

Accommodation available Accommodation available

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

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

free WiFi Free WiFi

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)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)