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One for the beer lover

At a glance

Open all year
Wheelchair access

Good beer and conversation are the two main ingredients in this a traditional free house. The Fat Cat is a mecca for beer aficionados, with a friendly atmosphere in the homely bar and a raft of real ales served in tip-top condition from the taproom behind the bar. The head-scratching choice – up to 18 every day – come from Adnams, Woodforde’s and Crouch Vale and a host of local and national breweries. Six real ciders, bottled Belgian beers, whiskies, gins and wine add to the considerable array. There’s just simple bar snacks to accompany like home-made Scotch eggs, cheesy sausage rolls, pork pies and filled rolls. Please note, children are not allowed inside or in the garden. Takeaway food can be eaten in the pub Sunday to Thursday.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


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


  • Ramp access available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A12 take A1214 towards town centre, becomes A1071 (Woodbridge Road East). At mini roundabout 2nd left into Spring Road.

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