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The Dove Street Inn

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Address: 76 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 2LA, England
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+44 1473 211270

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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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark S
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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ipswich
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 in town, and lovely staff....

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Thank IpswichSteve
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank GARB81
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 good range of Gins. Food is also good here, either from the BBQ when it's... More 

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Thank Christopher C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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.

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Thank Will S
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 is great. Simple pub food done well.

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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 dishes available as I usually have other options, and we looking forward to expanding our... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Dove Street Inn has plenty of space for all, with outside and inside seating. There is lots of choice of beers and they serve really good pies and other pub food. Three of us had pies and mash and the fourth had a very good vegetarian lasagne. All very reasonably priced. The atmosphere on a Friday evening was friendly... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very friendly. Went along to the beer festival which had a huge selection on cast ales, beers, largers on tap and plenty of ciders. Didn't have any food but had wished I didn't eat before as there was a huge selection on burgers and pizzas, both cooked in the outdoor space on request. Everyone was friendly, including the staff. Would... More 

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1 Thank Dale D
Karen B, Owner at The Dove Street Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Dale, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We have another festival coming up on Thursday 1st December if you are in the area, also we have our sister pub, The Gladstone Arms, Combs Ford , Stowmarket , also a free house with a similar offering. Cheers ! More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Great pub... friendly locals and lots and lots of choices of ales, ciders and beers. They serve food as well but we didn't sample. Very friendly bar staff too.

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Thank jubba33
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The Dove Street Inn is a a great local, they have a wife range of ales and have their own brew shop across the street from the pub. It's not posh but has that welcoming down to earth feel. We'd heard good things about their shepherd's pie and I just admit this lured us in more so than the various... More 

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