grid reference TL 783 871
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last updated 30/08/2018
Brandon Great Eastern
previously known as: Great Eastern Railway, Monza's Place
No Real Ale sold here
Bridge St, IP27 0AX
A large bar close to the station. Accommodation is available and the spacious dining area is also used for functions.
The building seems to have spent a year or so (from 2016) as "Monza's Place", though when visited in August 2018 it seemed to have gone back to the Great Eastern name. Part of the building is now occupied by an oriental "all you can eat" place.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
Function room available to hire
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.0 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
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)
The Great Eastern Railway was formed in 1862 by amalgamation of the Eastern Counties Railway with smaller railways: the Norfolk Railway, the Eastern Union Railway, the Newmarket and Chesterford Railway, the East Norfolk Railway, the Harwich Railway, the East Anglian Railway and the East Suffolk Railway among others.