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We are now open for
Thursday-Sunday with many of your favourite dishes available for you to take home.
These new lockdown rules do mean ORDERING IN ADVANCE OVER THE PHONE (01473 215862 or if busy text 07440453590 and we will call you back), collecting from our socially distanced waiting area, and ordering any beer in advance too.
Menus on the pub's website.

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(formerly Wool Pack)

1 Tuddenham Rd

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Opening Times

Monday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday9.30 am - Midnight
Saturday9.30 am - Midnight
Sunday9.30 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 5.30 - 9.30
12 - 10 Sat
12 - 8 Sun


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About the Pub

This friendly bar has the feel of a country pub, despite only being a short walk from the town centre. Adjacent to one of the entrances of Christchurch park, it comprises a tiny snug at front, flanked by a large lounge and a small public bar. A larger room at the back leads to a small car-park. It usually offers up to 6 well-kept Real Ales on hand pump and attracts a varied clientèle. The patio drinking area at the front is also often popular (weather permitting).

An interesting and varied selection of good quality home-cooked food - including several fish options (they now serve food all seven days a week including breakfast, lunch and dinner). They offer a traditional pub menu - all home made.

Historic Interest

Although the frontage only dates from the 18th century, the Woolpack is one of Ipswich's most ancient inns; one of only 24 listed in a town assessment of 1689 & built in a century or more earlier. It is one of the earliest brick-built pubs in the town. Legend suggests the existence of ancient smugglers' tunnels from the pub to the waterfront. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • Adnams Southwold Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

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Woolpack, Ipswich


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Regular quiz nights.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Folk on Sun eve - First and third; monthly jazz.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar

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1 Tuddenham Rd

Sat Nav Reference

52.061819, 1.159962

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

31, 118, 119, 460, 914, 117

Closest Station (1673m)

Ipswich, Westerfield

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