Thurston Fox & Hounds
- Mon-Thu: 1200-1430, 1700-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1200-0000
- Sun: 1200-2230
- Mon: 1800-2030
- Tue-Fri: 1200-1400, 1800-2030
- Sat: 1200-1400, 1800-2100
- Sun: 1200-1400
regular real ales
Adnams Bitter, Greene King IPA + Guest Beers [H]
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Local licensing authority for Thurston is Mid Suffolk
last updated 03/07/2015
This two bar pub is located in a 19th century listed building with a large selection of ever changing real ales on handpump, served by the cheerful landlord and staff. Situated close to the railway station on the Bury St. Edmunds to Ipswich line. The main bar offers comfortable seating and a separate area for diners - good home cooked food - whilst a separate public bar is popular for sport on TV and pool. Small outdoor patio area.
Although the pub can appear food-oriented, people just there for drinks are welcomed.
Deservedly a many-times winner of West Suffolk CAMRA's pub of the year and overall Suffolk pub of the year as well.
The pub was originally built to provide drinks for labourers building the railway line and station.
Beer served through handpulls
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Traditional separate public bar
Traditional pub games available
Dogs are welcome
Children are welcome
Pub is accessible to disabled customers
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.050947 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
WiFi available (a charge may apply)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)