grid reference TM 437 658
owner Privately owned
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- Mon-Sun: 1200-1500, 1800-2300
- Mon-Sat: 1200-1445, 1800-2045
- Sun: 1200-1500, 1900-2200
regular real ales
listed building grade II
Local licensing authority for Theberton is East Suffolk
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 19/02/2019
previously known as: White Lion, Red Lion
Real Ale is available here
The Street, IP16 4RU
This large and lively village pub has various seating areas and a central fireplace. There are many local pictures on the walls and horse brasses adorn the beams. It also still retains outdoor toilets and has recently reinstated the patio seating areas to the front of the pub. There are two log cabin letting rooms - both en-suite. The pub has longer opening hours in the summer months (6-11 from Easter to December) but is closed Monday evening in the Winter. The former shop is now being converted into a games room. Real cider (Giggler 6.3%) is served.
The Lion Beer Club convenes on the first Monday of every month at 2045:
The Theberton Lion Beer Club is designed to celebrate all that is good about beer in all its incarnations.
Each week those attending contribute £5 in order to sample five beers and have a say in shaping the Lion's future beer list.
For each ale or lager sampled, the club will compile their thoughts on 'see', 'smell' and 'taste' as well as assessing the mix of bitterness and sweetness. An overall mark on each will be recorded and over the course of the year a league table developed to identity the Theberton Lion Beer Club's Beer of the Year.
Real draught cider available
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Pub sells beer from local brewers
Traditional pub games available
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 3.9 miles away (see public transport tab for details)
Village shop or similar facillity on-site
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
CamROT (Campaign for Real Outside Toilets) approved
(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)
(*** magazine information from Malcolm Fairley)