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Updates

Takeaways are available - 'phone the pub for info.

Yes, the King's Head will be back open again, from Friday 16th April, outside in the Beer Garden. It’s the usual drill, please come round to the back of the pub, use the hand sanitiser provided, find a table in the garden, sit down and wait to be served (outside and table service only).

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King's Head

132 High St
Bildeston
IP7 7ED

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Opening Times

Mondayclosed
Tuesdayclosed
Wednesday6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday4.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon - Thu
5 - 9 Fri
12 - 2, 6 - 9 Sat
12 - 3 Sun

About the Pub

Home of the King's Head brewery since 1996. A single bar with large cosy inglenook fireplace. The large carved timbers indicate its history as part of a larger complex dating from around 1530. A friendly drinking house atmosphere has evolved with food available at the weekend only. A fully enclosed rear garden with a covered patio area, lawns and play equipment. Late May bank holiday beer festival is established and popular.

Historic Interest

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** in Dec 1860 states that : The marriage took place on the 27th November 1860 by the Rev. J Gedge, Mr Jabez Osborn, grocer & draper, to Emily daughter of Mr W Squirr A report in the Bury & Norfolk Post & Suffolk Herald** on 19 Dec in 1885 makes reference to :Charles RALPH, of the King's Head Inn, Bildeston whose bar window had been smashed. Originally a three bar inn with a number of letting rooms. In 2007 many of the larger public spaces were closed - i.e. lounge bar & pool room - to retain just a single public bar with all the other rooms now converted into separate private accommodation. The adjacent space which was also used as both a shop & a restaurant in recent years has also since been converted for private usage. Brew-pub since 1996

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Kings Head Bildeston Best
  • Kings Head Brettvale Gold

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Mauldons --varies--
  • Nethergate --varies--

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King's Head, Bildeston

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Castlings Heath.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • WiFi Wifi

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King's Head

132 High St
Bildeston
IP7 7ED

Sat Nav Reference

52.108238, 0.907992

OS Reference

TL992495

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Ipswich Buses: 111

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