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Nelsons Head

St Ives
PE27 5ED

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
Saturday11.30 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 9.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 6 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 9 Sat
12 - 3 Sun


Greene King

About the Pub

Lively Greene King pub in a picturesque narrow street. Refitted in the popular 'ale house' style in the late 1990s, branded as a Greene King Local Heroes pub now with two changing beers from local breweries as well as three from Greene King. Local Cromwell cider is a permanent feature. The pub was the 2016 Hunts CAMRA Locale Pub of the Year.

Food is now available at lunchtime and in the evening following the introduction of a range of stone-baked pizza's. The main food menu and pizza is available between 12-2:30 daily, with a smaller menu including pizza available in the evening.

Live music every Sunday afternoon from 3pm, and now on occasional Saturday's.

Formerly the Three Tuns, this pub name provides an unusual local reference to the maritime hero, more common around his Norfolk birthplace.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA
  • Morland Old Speckled Hen

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Grainstore --varies--
  • Nene Valley --varies--
  • Oakham --varies--

Usually includes a dark beer ie Nene Valley Egyptian Cream.

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Nelsons Head, St Ives


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Outdoor drinking area with wooden decking.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Every Sunday afternoon from 4pm and occasionally on Saturday.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Nelsons Head

St Ives
PE27 5ED

Sat Nav Reference

52.323947, -0.074955


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Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

Stagecoach: The Busway (Route A & B); Whippet: The Busway Route C

From Bus Station and Station Road.

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