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The Woolpack

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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1 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 2SH, England
+44 1473 215862
09:30 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 01:00
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Showing 149: English reviews
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely, friendly local pub. Menu is lovely and the was stunning - really relaxed atmosphere and right on my doorstep. Will be making this my local.

2 Thank Melina138
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good atmosphere to enjoy a pint of local beer together with good bar food, well worth the effort to find it and find parking.

3 Thank Rob1209w
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
254 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stopped for coffee as we had 5 dogs but could not resist a Breakfast. Hot Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Egg sublime and a Sausage Bap all washed down with their great Flat White. Went for lunch in the summer as well The Sausage and Scotch Egg Platter is fantastic. Great stop off when walking the hounds

4 Thank Gary C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Like great wine, The Woolpack's ingredients are in perfect balance. Unpretentious, authentic country-pub-in-town atmosphere. Utterly charming staff shepherded by genius landlady. Brilliantly good beer: well kept and dispensed with care. The choice of ales is perfectly sized (less is more, Good Beer Guide take note) with pleasing rotation between regular favourites and high quality guests. The food is hearty and... More 

4 Thank xJonBx
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This busy local pub is on the outskirts of the town but only a five minute walk from the centre. It is situated next to Christchurch Park and is the home for the local bowls team. Always active with people of all ages. You can't book a table but they will fit you in, well at least during the summer... More 

2 Thank Steve H
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Monday evening popped in with wife to meet friends for a meal and catch up. Despite being a Monday there was a good few in, drinking and having meals. I had the Lamb curry (on the Specials board - hot, spicy and good portion), wife had Cannelloni which she liked very much, friends had Kedgeree and Chicken and mushroom pie.... More 

2 Thank RWC1
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Visited early evening for a bite to eat - although already quite busy with diners and drinkers, the staff were attentive and polite. The food was very nice, the portion size generous and good value for money.

3 Thank Nicola C
East Anglia, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Really great to see this place has gone from strength to strength. Steeped in history, fresh and delicious food, knowledgeable and very hospitable staff and the perfect outside space to while away a warm September afternoon.

3 Thank Williebobs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Delicious food, superb service and outrageously good beer. What more could you want? How about a smoking hot land lady? Check.

2 Thank Ben M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
166 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Sorry to say that I had a really horrible meal here. I had a crab burger and it was completely tasteless and quite crunchy (not in a good way). The chips were big and chunky, dry and also with no taste. It's such a shame as I used to have really good meals here. My friends had fish and chips,... More 

1 Thank loopy101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 2SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 215862

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?