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Crown (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Earl Soham - Victoria BitterGood1
Earl Soham - Brandeston GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. Crown, Bedfield, Suffolk
Picture 2. Crown, Bedfield, Suffolk

Visits Details

06 Jan 2016 (HSB)
14:45 - 16:20 An unexpected request for a lift led to a visit to this pub, which I last went to in 2003. Three separate visits in all to fit around our passengers appointment. Very friendly welcome and good conversation with the Landlady and the customers each time. The opening hours are somewhat restricted, which was not reflected on What Pub, prompting yet another feedback form completion.
Earl Soham - Victoria Bitter3.60GoodGood session bitter
Earl Soham - Brandeston Gold4.50Not Tried

About the Crown

The pub sign. Crown, Bedfield, Suffolk

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Bedfield, Suffolk, IP13 7JJ.

Thatched pub tucked away in the Suffolk countryside. Two rooms. The public bar has tiled floors, beams and settle seating. There is also a bar billiards table. The pub gets two mentions in the excellent book Played at the Pub by Arthur Taylor. One for Devil Among The Tailors, and secondly for Suffolk Caves. This is quoits based game but the rings are thrown into circular cavities rather than over pegs. The Crown is thought to be the last pub left with the game.

We have visited this pub once, seen 2 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: IP13 7JJ