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Two popular beer festivals held here

At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival

Parts of this pub, sitting proudly on a green known locally as Tigers Island, are 250 years old. Landlady Liz and her team revel in offering a great choice of the best regional and local beers and ciders. The pub’s interior oozes character.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Days closed: Monday (January to April)
  • Opening times: 11.30–3 6–12 (Saturday to Sunday 12–12)
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 12–2.30, Saturday 12–3, Sunday 12–7.30
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Thursday 6–9, Friday to Saturday 6–9.30, Sunday 12–7.30

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Adnams Southwold Bitter and Broadside, Mighty Oak IPA and Oscar Wilde Mild, guest ales
  • Real ciders: Aspall, Rekorderlig

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival, July and November


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A12 junction 15, B1002 to Margaretting. At crossroads in Margaretting left into Maldon Road. Under rail bridge, left. Right into Swan Lane, follow Margaretting Tye signs. Follow to pub on right.

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