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Enjoy Adnams’ new cider here first

 

We’re delighted The Greyhound was chosen by Adnams to showcase its first cider, Wild Wave.

The new 5% ABV English cider, made with apples from the foot of the Malvern Hills, is Adnams’ first entry into the cider market.

It was launched today and you can be among the first to try it out by coming to see us at Henley Road in Ipswich!

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Introducing the Paul Lambembert Burger

New Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert poses with a tasty match-day meal named in his honour by The Greyhound pub.

The Paul Lambembert Burger, a delicious lamb patty topped with lashings of melting camembert cheese, will debut at the busy Henley Road pub at lunchtime on Saturday,

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Pub caretaker promoted at last for his 80th birthday

An 80-year-old Ipswich caretaker has finally been promoted after a rival business tried to poach him.

Hard-working Reginald ‘Ken’ Lightfoot was promoted to a new position of Executive Senior Manager of Sanitation and Waste Disposal Services at The Greyhound pub.

Mr Lightfoot celebrates his 80th birthday this week and told pals his step up was “the best present ever”.

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Can you fill in the pub history blanks?

We’ve been doing some research into the history of the pub. Oddly, we know everything about all the landlords and landladies from 1840, the first time a pub was recorded on the site, but we have some holes around 1980.

If you have a moment, click through to our history of The Greyhound pub page and have a read through.

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Beryl, 90, reveals all about our Meet Up Mondays

We’re delighted to host Meet Up Mondays, where those who might otherwise be on their own for days or even weeks at a time can come into the pub and enjoy some free coffee and snacks, and good company.

Here, the wonderful Beryl Beech, at 90 years young,

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Ipswich Greyhound launches 2018 Christmas menu, in August

Yes, we know it’s only August and many of you are still on your summer holidays.

But let’s talk Christmas.

You see, in the pub business Christmas is not only a “wonderful time of the year”, it’s also rather busy.

Our Christmas dinners fly out of the kitchen for party after party of hungry festive diners,

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Paul Hurst Curry Wurst a big hit with Ipswich fans

LANDLORD’S NOTE: The Hurst Curry Wurst was sacked, along with the manager in October 2018, and has been replaced by the Paul Lamembert Burger.

 

Following the long and rather sad demise of our famed Big Mick Burger,

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Happy holiday season to all our customers

Thank you for all your support in 2017, from Dan and the team.

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The 2017 Greyhound Golf Day

This year’s Golf Day (in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance) takes place on Thursday 14 September at Hintlesham Golf Club. Teams of four are £200 (including a bacon roll and supper). Starts midday. Call 01473 252862 or e mail the pub for more information or to book a team.

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Mussels and Muscadet

Pop in this weekend for a bowl of Moules Marinére and enjoy a free glass of Adnams’ Muscadet.

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