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The Nutshell

17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
+44 1284 764867
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Well Kept Beer

As others have mentioned a small pub. The Abbot Ale was well kept and the locals were friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
willf
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Hampshire
Great Little pub

Left my Cleaveland Indians Hat on the moose head, when my friend stop in they take it down and send... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George S. G
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
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+44 1284 764867
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As others have mentioned a small pub. The Abbot Ale was well kept and the locals were friendly. Worth a visit if you are nearby.

Thank willf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Left my Cleaveland Indians Hat on the moose head, when my friend stop in they take it down and send me a picture, its been 10 years hat still there,,,, will be there Thanksgiving , Nov 2017 will up date me hat

Thank George S. G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good old fashioned boozer, just really small, good selection of drinks, including a red wine and a white wine

Thank martin b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Promised myself that I would have a beer in the Nutshell when I next visited Bury St Edmunds and was delighted. As well as claiming to be the smallest pub in the world it can add 'with the most photographed landlord' if my visit is...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick ale after a day's cycling. As other reviews note it is full of character and a good authentic pub experience. I'd normally feel rather awkward dressed in cycling gear in a pub, but we were by no means the...More

Thank CaptainBlackmore
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A absolute must for pub goers and real ale fans alike. England's smallest pub and what a little gem. Charming locals (loads of them considering the size of the interior), lovely ale (the Abbott was delicious), plenty of seating and an amazing selection of drinks...More

Thank Colebag01
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Reputed to be smallest public house in Britain! Excellent ale and a warm welcome in this quirky public house! Worth waiting in a queue to get in!

Thank Steve_Hazell
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Was lucky enough to pass the Nutshell on a Monday evening and it was empty. The four of us went in and filled it! A couple of others squeezed in and we enjoyed an evening of getting to know one another. There's no room not...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

For many years the smallest pub in the UK, but lost its crown a couple of years ago, but still a must place to see and have a quick drink whilst in Bury St Edmunds, just so you can say you have been. Great beers...More

Thank Yorkie1948
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We drove past this wee little pub where 120 or so people did a Guinness Book of Records attempt of how many people can you squeeze into the UK's smallest Boozer. As soon as we entered, we were talking to the locals and sampling their...More

1  Thank WilfSurrey
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