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Fox Inn

1 Eastgate St
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1XX

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Opening Times

Monday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday8.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11am - 10pm

Owner

Old English Inns (Greene King)

About the Pub

Characterful building and claims to be (in part) the oldest remaining pub in town. According to Listed Buildings Register, it was built in the 15th century as a merchant's house, though it's probably older, being recorded as a hospice for the abbey before the Dissolution. Located just outside the old East Gate. Nicely furnished throughout with a courtyard garden. This pub also has a declared ethical policy (see the website) and try to have as little environmental impact as possible. Live Jazz from 7.30 every Sun eve.

Historic Interest

Also listed at 21 Mustow Street & 117 Northgate St. (1881). A report in the Ipswich Journal** on 24 Apr in 1811 states that : Fox Inn, Eastgate Street, BSE to be sold by Auction...All that Freehold estate, now in full trade...with stables, brew-house, sheds, pigsties & other buildings in a large yard (No landlord noted). A report in the Ipswich Journal*** in Jan 1880 states that : Died on the 3rd, aged 67, Lavinia, widow of Robert Burroughs, formerly of the Fox Inn, Bury. Photographs of this pub and more historic information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/135

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Greene King --seasonal--
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • WiFi Wifi

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Fox Inn

1 Eastgate St
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1XX

Sat Nav Reference

52.246347, 0.719916

OS Reference

TL857643

Transport

Closest Station (1028m)

Bury St Edmunds

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