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The Woolpack

$$ - $$$, British,
1 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 2SH, England
+44 1473 215862
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scotch egg” (9 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich IP4 2SH, England
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t go here for food if you are hungry, miserable size portions. My macaroni cheese was dry and tasteless. The guy on the next table actually had 2 main meals - I understand why now! When we queried the price of the meal we were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Caroline200259
WoolpackSuffolk, Owner at The Woolpack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Caroline Sorry you felt this, I can assure you though that the gentleman next to you had a starter and then a small portion of one of our main courses. We do pride ourselves in using good ingredients and because of this we produce...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

New to the area. Needed a local to relax contemplate and reflect.. This is the one... Home cooking amazing Always a smile Welcomes all the family including the dog (benni) in front bars Tradional pub and banter with all the mod cons of a modern...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sherpa765822
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely vegan lunch at the Woolpack. Been the first time here in a long time there was something vegan on offer. Which is great! Will bring friends and fingers crossed they add more options. Service was brilliant. Kelly and Surrey were very helpful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SherlockBones221b
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Lovely venue and very friendly staff. The food was good and good value but the choice was limited. Overall a very good lunch choice

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 202jayne
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

How refreshing it is to be surrounded by a great crowd of people enjoying decent beer and food in smashing surroundings. This pub stays true to the pub model by not trying too hard. It’s a pub that serves food, not a gastro nasty that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank DeliaP903
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

It is very close of Christchurch park. So good to have some food there. I found food a little bit expensive, overall breakfast but food is good anyway.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank luarit
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great pub full of character and with charm by the bucketful. Outdoor seating area is fantastic, lots of room and fab on a warm evening. Choice of wines was a little disappointing and I wouldn't recommend going for food if vegan or vegeterian (unless you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank karuby
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Sat outside in the nice weather. Could not decide which beer to order so I got tasting for a couple of beers so I could decide .Good service, nice atmosphere . Highly recommend this pub.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank VJOH
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Had the smoked fish platter which was very good. Everyone was satisfied. There was a wait for the food but we weren't in a hurry. Overall food was good. The beer was well kept and the prices reasonable. We did not have dessert though the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank WhiteLightinX
Reviewed June 28, 2018

A really nice, dog friendly cosy place, highly recommend their chilli nachos , best i've had ! good selection of wines and beer , nice seating area outside too

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank l0uisecurtis
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Sarah B
January 9, 2018|
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Response from WoolpackSuffolk | Property representative |
We don’t, The Swan in the town centre does though.
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Jack G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a car park for customers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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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