Pub caretaker promoted at last for his 80th birthday

Ken Lightfoot, Greyhound

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.



Can you fill in the pub history blanks?

Greyhound pub in Ipswich

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.



Beryl, 90, reveals all about our Meet Up Mondays

Meet up mondays, Greyhound

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.

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Ipswich Greyhound launches 2018 Christmas menu, in August

christmas lunch

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”,

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Paul Hurst Curry Wurst a big hit with Ipswich fans

Paul Hurst curry wurst

LANDLORD’S NOTE: The Hurst Curry Wurst was sacked, along with the manager in October 2018, and has been replaced by the Paul Lamembert Burger.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



Happy holiday season to all our customers

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



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.



Mussels and Muscadet

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



All About Ipswich

We have just become members of the Destination Marketing Organisation for Ipswich. Their website is here, we think it is a great resource for everything related to Ipswich – whether you are staying, eating, soaking up some culture or baseing yourself here to visit local towns.



The first Greyhound Golf Day

Thank you to the 57 customers who entered our first Greyhound Golf Day, raising money for SupportDogsUK.
We are delighted to announce that we have already raised over £350.



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