Fox

London Rd
Shadingfield
NR34 8DD

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Opening Times

12-11

Meal Times

12-2.30, 6-8.45

Owner

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About the Pub

Situated in a tiny village on the edge of Sotterley Park, this inn dates back to the 16th Century. The original arched doors and carved fox heads have been retained. The interior comprises a bar with comfortable seating leading to a conservatory and a separate restaurant area. Outside, a patio and small garden are popular in summer months. Beer festivals are held twice yearly: one over Father's Day weekend and the other close to Halloween. Live music each Friday evening. The pub has several clubs for locals including a Real Ale club with regular brewery presentations and a book club.

Historic Interest

A report in the Ipswich Journal on 21 July 1855 states that: Auction of the Fox in Willingham Street (Shaddingfield), with a general shop, Slaughter house, Stable & loft over, & other outbuildings & Yard, also a garden adjoining the house, lying in Shaddingfield, occupied, with Fox Meadow, by Mr Robert JORDAN, at an aggregate rental of £30 - Sold under the Will of the late T.C.SCOTT esq. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/1017

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Changing Beers

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Lacons - other
  • Nene Valley - other
  • Wolf - varies
  • Mix of local and national.

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Fox, Shadingfield

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Twice yearly.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Real Ale club, book club, workshops.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Friday evenngs.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    On rear patio.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Fox

London Rd
Shadingfield
NR34 8DD

Sat Nav Reference

52.409309, 1.578695

OS Reference

TM434850

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Route 90

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  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Events Events
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
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  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
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  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Beer Festivals Beer Festivals
  • Events Events
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Events Events
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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