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Nutshell

17 The Traverse
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1BJ

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Owner

Greene King

About the Pub

One of the claimants to the title "England's smallest pub", with an interior measuring only fifteen by seven feet and is listed by the Guinness Book of Records. Main drinking area is crowded if more than six people are in bar at any time. The record for the number of people crammed into the pub is said to be 102 (plus a dog called Blob). Contains various curios including a mummified cat & old halberd. Function room upstairs. The building dates from the mid-19th century. Photographs of this pub and more historical information about it can be found at suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/156

Historic Interest

In 1820s this was a fruitier's shop. Later it was converted into a tiny bar. In 1891 census it was listed as Nutshell Museum & Bar. Listed at 29 Meat Market prior to 1891, & became 17 The Traverse by the 1891 census. Also listed in 1891 listed at 4 The Traverse.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA

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Nutshell, Bury St Edmunds

Features

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

    Nationally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar

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Nutshell

17 The Traverse
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1BJ

Sat Nav Reference

52.244823, 0.71262

OS Reference

TL852642

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Closest Station (1088m)

Bury St Edmunds

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