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The Dove Street Inn

76 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 2LA, England
+44 1473 211270
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Really excellent range of beers

We decided to go for a couple of beers before dinner and, being CAMRA members and fond of decent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Great Beer but the Smell was Grim

Having heard many good things about The Dove I finally popped in for a pint with a few friends... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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“balti” (8 reviews)
76 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 2LA, England
+44 1473 211270
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go for a couple of beers before dinner and, being CAMRA members and fond of decent cask ale, were drawn to this one by its many awards. Doesn't look that special from the outside, but they probably had a dozen or so...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Having heard many good things about The Dove I finally popped in for a pint with a few friends. The beer was great but the place smelt so bad we had to stand outside, it was a mix of old spicy food and sewage. Sorry,...More

Thank StuckInIpswich
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Having not spent much time in Ipswich we were unsure of a decent pub just for a drink in the evening. A must for us is a good selection of real ale and real cider so we used the whatpub website to assist! The Dove...More

Thank noJW
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I always enjoy visiting this pub. They have a selection of the usual lagers and Adnams ales, as well as lots of other choices.

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Brilliant Pub with lots of choice from Lagers through to Beers both Bottled and Cask and a great wine and food and selection one of the best pubs in Ipswich

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely afternoon with my brother in law sampling the delights of the Real Ale choices. Then we had the Balti Shepherds pie which was absolutely amazing, hot plenty of it for even the hungriest of souls. No doubt still the best for Real Ale...More

Thank IpswichSteve
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Cracking pub with an amazing choice of drinks. Even better now that I realise that they show all the sporting events on sky and bt. Good home cooked food reasonably priced.

Thank GARB81
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the top three pubs in Ipswich! Simply put there are 10+ ales on hand pumps 6-10 on gravity in the tap room A burgeoning selection of continental and craft beers in bottles Even the back row is well stocked with a...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had a great steak there which was washed down way several pints of real ale. Great selection of real ales are on offer and locals were really friendly. Daily newspapers are available if you fancy catching up on the day's events.

Thank Will S
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It's a fab pub. Brew their own beer, great selection on tap too. Although not so sure which are vegan or not now! I used to love eating out there before I became vegan. Veggie chilli being my favourite. But for a vegetarian the menu...More

1  Thank Josie F
Karen B, Owner at The Dove Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you ! We are always looking at improving our service and a vegan beer is already being researched into by our brewer. I am pretty much vegan myself and consitantly playing with new recipes. Next time you are in ask for any other vegan...More

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