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The Woolpack

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1 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 2SH, England
+44 1473 215862
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09:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 01:00
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Denmark
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145 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff serving good, homemade food. I had the best fish & chips ever. Also tried the steak pie with mashed potatoes, and this was really, really good as well. Kitchen closes at 8.00pm on Sundays. Located just 10 minutes from town centre, right next to the Park entrance on Bolton.

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1 Thank Michael Gorm J
Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our local pub and we love it, pleasantly surprised with the sharing board it was MASSIVE and the food was of such a high quality. Buzzing atmosphere and the perfect place for scrabble and a scotch egg - can't wait to have it again!

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2 Thank EllenaF94
Woking, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times. Nice atmosphere and setting and usually the food is good. Yesterday was a little disappointing as we were given a burger which tasted purely of garlic! Not what you want I'm afraid! Worth a visit but avoid the burgers.

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Thank lisa8369
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely Sunday roast, had the veggie option and it was very nice,great atmosphere as well and loved the fact that the place is dog friendly :D The only But I would say is that you have to order the food at the bar but that was not an issue for us. I would recommend this pub to friends and family

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1 Thank MartaPastor
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great to come here with friends for a glass of wine. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the two ladies behind the bar were very friendly and genuine. Didn't try the food but it smelt lovely. Definitely will be returning soon!

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3 Thank Tracey N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great pub! The staff are always really friendly and helpful. Fantastic service and a good selection of ales and spirits. What's not to like?

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3 Thank Chris_burness
Washington, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were at Christchurch park and decided to visit the wool pack for lunch ,pleased we did we had the platter to share which was delicious and the staff were very friendly

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4 Thank lynne c
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Following a walk around Christchurch park myself and a friend with my two Westies went for lunch at the Woolpack chosen as it is one of a few doggy friendly pubs/ eateries in Ipswich. We arrived early and there was a good choice of tables in the doggy friendly bar areas. The atmosphere is friendly , bright and inviting and... More 

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3 Thank helenletitia21
Red Lodge, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

First problem was many large tables occupied by one person and no help given to find a table for 7. The menu was dull to say the least. The atmosphere was good and the staff were lovely. The food, as in most pubs, left a lot to be desired. It filled a hole is the best I can say about... More 

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Thank Pete R
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Could not get a more friendly dog environment than this pub. A lovely American (i think) member of staff particularily stands out for customer service. This is a place that makes great coffee the ideal stop when half way round the walk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:30
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 01:00
Saturday
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?