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St. Jude's Brewery Tavern

69 St. Matthews Street, Ipswich IP1 3EW, England
+44 7879 360879
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Old English pub

This place tries to look oldy worldy, which it does to a certain degree, It is a bit outdated and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
An Aquired Taste

Lets be clear, this is not the place to go for a romantic evening, first date, fine dining or treat... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Jon A
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“real ale” (7 reviews)
“the pub” (3 reviews)
“great beer” (2 reviews)
69 St. Matthews Street, Ipswich IP1 3EW, England
+44 7879 360879
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place tries to look oldy worldy, which it does to a certain degree, It is a bit outdated and tired looking, but great beers on offer

Thank lken6604
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Lets be clear, this is not the place to go for a romantic evening, first date, fine dining or treat for the missus. It is located in an area of Ipswich that feels distinctly tricky in the evenings and you may have to play British...More

1  Thank Jon A
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

St Jude's is by far my favorite pub in Ipswich and one of the nicest ones I've ever been to. The atmosphere is unique, people are friendly and you get to meet some really interesting characters there :)

Thank _t_kaijal
Reviewed 28 August 2016

this is the best "proper beer" house in the local area- different types and you can try them before buying - they brew their own and the pub is a great place to socialise.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We cycled to Ipswich and stayed a bit out of town. Cycled into Ipswich for the evening and St Judes was recommended. We asked where we could park the bikes and the (excellent) barmaid just said - "we're quiet tonight, leave 'em in the bar?"....More

Thank xenu1
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My husband And I used to visit on a Saturday,after shopping,however,the last 2 times,were horrible,very drunk people at the bar yelling and shouting,No effort by the bar staff to get them to tone it down.Good ales.and not expensive,but I wont be going back unless the...More

Thank Maryanne096
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

If you like real ale this is the place to go. Please don't be put off by the old spit and sawdust look it is a proper drinking mans pub with a great range of real ales and ciders. Lager and spirits are available if...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great little pub. Super atmosphere. Interesting spooky decor, but unpretentious with it. Very much a real ale drinkers' pub, in other words people with taste! But everyone can feel welcome in this friendly pub.

Thank mattingley12
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I was working for a month in Ipswich. I'm glad I discovered this pub early on and went there several times. Have a meal elsewhere as this pub is not for eaters, it's for drinkers who appreciate a good selection of very good beers. As...More

Thank RoyLeM
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Negative reviews are by bigots. This is the only pub in Ipswich that welcomes everybody regardless of background. Everyone is friendly and the beer is served on gravity. Highly recommend if you visit for football, etc.

Thank Peter G
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