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The Greyhound is open again on July 4

It’s been a long haul and tough for all of us, but we’re delighted to confirm the Greyhound will be open again for business on July 4.

Americans may claim July 4 is Independence Day, but in Ipswich, it will forever be known as the day we got our pub back.

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We’re open for takeaway food and beer

We know how much you have missed your favourite Adnams beers and our delicious food, so we’ve opened up especially for you.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 2pm until 5pm, you can collect takeaway beer AND pick up our take out/DIY food kits.

It’s all done with social distancing control,

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A doggerel verse on The Greyhound by Alex

Meet Up Mondays has been a great success. The pub is busy on Monday mornings with folks who might otherwise be lonely. They can come in and enjoy some free coffee and snacks, and good company.

One of our regular Meet Up Mondays guests, Alex, loves attending with his gorgeous dog,

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Proud to be voted Ipswich’s favourite pub/bar

We are thrilled to be named as Ipswich’s favourite pub or bar, as voted for by you.

The public vote was held on the All About Ipswich website, and we can’t thank our customers enough for their support.

Not only did The Greyhound top the Favourite Pub/Bar category,

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Burger Week – you’ve never had so much fun in a bun

You love burgers. You love The Greyhound pub. So, it’s a fair bet that you’re going to love our mouth-watering Burger Week.

Next week, from Monday 21st of October until Saturday 26th, we’re serving a delicious selection of burgers that are carefully created to suit all tastes.

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Norwood Nachos get cheaper as the goals fly in

Today, we’re proud to unveil Norwood Nachos, our new Ipswich Town matchday dish.

But this is no normal tasty nachos treat because the more league goals James Norwood scores this season, the cheaper it gets.

Norwood Nachos will start at £10 for the first home game of the season against Sunderland.

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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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