grid reference TM 526 939
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- Mon-Thu: 1200-0100
- Fri-Sat: 1200-0230
- Sun: 1200-2330
regular real ales
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Oulton Broad is part of the Lowestoft parish
Local licensing authority for Oulton Broad is Waveney district
CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.
last updated 13/10/2017
Oulton Broad Ole Frank
Real Ale is available here
Gresham Ave, NR32 3DQ
A lively two-bar, modern estate pub with a pool tables and dart boards. Framed sports shirts adorn the walls and one bar has an old piano in the corner. The pub shows live sport including football and boxing.
According to Alfred Hedges' 1976 book, "Inns and Inn Signs of Norfolk and Suffolk", the name of the pub is explained by pronouncing the words nasally, when they sound like the cry of the heron which is shown on the sign. Which no doubt is why "frank" is a Suffolk dialect word for a heron.
It was reported mid-2016 by north-east Suffolk branch as no longer selling Real Ale.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Separate public bar
Function room available to hire
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.6 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)