The Weeping Willow, Barrow
The Weeping Willow is a lovingly restored 16th century modern country pub, in the village of Barrow, just 6 miles from Bury St Edmunds.With fun yet elegant interiors and a delicious modern British menu, The Willow has become a popular setting to eat, drink and relax at the heart of the local community.
In the heart of Suffolk surrounded by a wealth of local breweries and drinks suppliers on their doorstep, their mouthwatering menu aims to cater for everyone (including children) using locally and seasonally sourced produce. All dietary requirements are considered in the design of the menu.
Step inside and experience the specially selected ales, beers, ciders and fruit cordials in their relaxed, family friendly environment. The Bar has been designed to have ale at one end and Champagne at the other so there is something for everyone’s taste!
The Crown, Hartest
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A pub in the beautiful village of Hartest, just 10 miles from Bury St Edmunds.
Sup a Brewshed pint, drink a great coffee, enjoy a meal and a glass or two of wine. Catch up with friends, bring the family, do some business, call in on your own. Sit at the bar, take a pew by the fire, grab a table in the restaurant or in their garden.
The Crown is focussed on quality, seasonal produce sourced locally where possible and their team focusses on creating great quality, interesting dishes from scratch. They can do half portions of most of our dishes for children.
They brew their own beer at their craft brewery, Brewshed, just down the road. The Crown is obsessed with finding wines they love that they can list at great value to you.
If coffee’s your thing, they work with Crude Drinks who roast their coffee in Bury St Edmunds.
Find out more at The Crown's Website.
The Pakenham Fox, Pakenham
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The Pakenham Fox is a traditional country pub set in the heart of Suffolk, just 7 miles from Bury St Edmunds. A Suffolk flint building dating back to the late 1700s or early 1800s, the pub has been sympathetically restored in recent years and takes pride of place in the centre of the village next to Pakenham Stream - which eventually feeds the river Blackbourne.
The Fox is a privately owned Free House, it offers a range of local real ales, spirits and ciders, alongside recognisable global and national brands, with a selection of over 35 gins, an extensive wine list from new and old world producers, six hand pulls, and 5 other taps, coupled with both traditional pub food and occasionally something a little different.
With a cosy bar area, two restaurant areas and a snug, inside the pub offers plenty of comfortable areas to enjoy drinks and food, and their amazing garden creates a stunning space to enjoy drinks in the warmer months.
Find out more at The Pakenham Fox website.
The Cadogan, Ingham
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Sup a Brewshed pint, drink a great coffee, enjoy a meal and a glass or two of wine at The Cadogan in Ingham, just 4 miles from Bury St Edmunds. Catch up with friends, bring the family, do some business, call in on your own. Sit on the bar stools, lounge on the sofa, grab a table in the restaurant or in their enclosed garden with a heated covered patio area.
The Cadogan focusses on quality, seasonal produce sourced locally where possible and our team focus on creating great quality, interesting dishes from scratch. With a separate children's menu, they can do half portions of most of their dishes for children.
They brew their own beer at their craft brewery, Brewshed, just down the road and if coffee’s your thing, they work with Crude Drinks who roast their coffee in Bury St Edmunds.
To find out more visit The Cadogan's website.
The Queen's Head Hawkedon
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The Queen’s Head is an award-winning 15th Century Free House in the picturesque conservation village of Hawkedon, just 10 miles from Bury St Edmunds.
A former coaching inn it remains full of unique character and charm gloriously unaffected by the ravages of time, with low timbered ceilings, flagstone floors, scrubbed pine tables and inglenook fireplaces sporting blazing log fires. The atmosphere is relaxed with a lively local ambience.
There is a superb selection of cask conditioned ales, traditional ciders, an extensive fine wine list and an excellent and imaginative seasonal menu on offer. Please take a look at our web-site for the bar and restaurant opening hours.
Find out more at The Queen's Head's website.
The White Horse, Whepstead
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The White Horse is located in Whepstead, a small village just 5 miles away from Bury St Edmunds.
Not too far from the popular National Trust property Ickworth House. The rural location of our pub means that when the sun is out, their large secure garden is lovely to have a refreshing beer whilst the kids can run around and use the outdoor play area.
The White Horse inn was built in the 17th century as a farmhouse, the architectural details suggest it was built in the early 1600's, maybe as early as circa 1600.
The Suffolk Record Office shows that the White Horse was run as a ale house from 1844, although this does not mean it was not run as one before this. We do know that inquests were held at The White Horse as well as ale being sold!
Find out more at The White Horse website.
Three Horseshoes, Barrow
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The Three Horseshoes is a great pub with food, fabulous Sunday roasts, great ales, a large beer garden and events in Barrow, just 10 miles from Bury St Edmunds.
A friendly independent community pub, it has a wonderful garden and a beautiful restaurant for dining.
Their bar is well stocked with local brews including Greene King IPA and Adnams Ghost Ship and 1 rotating Guest Ale. They also offer a good range of gins all served with superior Fever Tree tonics, plus some great whiskies, rums and a selection of fine wines.
They serve home cooked pub food which is family friendly and includes steaks, burgers, fish and chips and lunchtime sandwiches, along with an excellent Sunday roast.
In the warmer months the pub has an excellent garden and outside area to enjoy sunshine days and great quality food and refreshing drinks. In the winter we have a cosy interior to relax with friends and family in comfort.
To find out more visit the Three Horseshoes website.
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