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Middleton Bell



Real Ale

The Street, IP17 3NN

01728 648286

grid reference TM 429 678

opened pre-1874

owner Adnams

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(details under review)


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opening hours:

  • Mon: 1800-2300
  • Tue-Fri: 1200-1500, 1800-?
  • Sat-Sun: 1200-?

food times:

  • Mon:none
  • Tue-Sat: 1200-1415, 1830-2115
  • Sun: 1200-1700
(Times last updated 15/02/2012)

regular real ales

Adnam's range, including some seasonals


listed building grade II


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Local licensing authority for Middleton is Suffolk Coastal
last updated 27/05/2015

A lovely thatched village local with a single traditional bar and a separate dining area. Gravity beer is still served from a back bar. The huge garden leads down to a small stream and unspoilt meadows.

The building is believed to date from the 17th century, though it has been extended since.

Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity Beer served direct from the barrel by gravity

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

Real coal or log fire Real coal or log fire

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

station 3 miles away Railway station about 3 miles away (see public transport tab for details)

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

Car park Car park

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)