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Beer and cheese....

The Arcade Tavern has to be one of my favourite boozers (ever). A few weeks ago me and the mrs... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great all round...

Friendly bar in the centre of town - with ever changing range of craft beers (draught and bottled... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Andrew E
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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1 Arcade Street, Ipswich IP1 1EX, England
+44 1473 805454
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The Arcade Tavern has to be one of my favourite boozers (ever). A few weeks ago me and the mrs attended a "Beer & Cheese evening" (I'd purchased tickets weeks before). The tickets were around £25 and they were well worth it, our guide was...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly bar in the centre of town - with ever changing range of craft beers (draught and bottled), as well as a splendid range of gins. Speciality nights (e.g. Gin Tasting or Beer & Cheese Pairing) recommended.

1  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We booked up a works outing at the Arcade Tavern. The night was a great success, some fantastic beer and cheese pairings that many of us had never tried. Ross and Ross where knowledgeable about their product, and happy to talk in depth, even when...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for the first time having not really found anything else that looked inviting in Ipswich city centre. It's certainly uniquely positioned to appeal to an appreciative audience who revel in choice and a vast array of foreign ales. Was also a Gin tasting...More

Thank Spl1958
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Quick stop off before dinner, this place has a lovely ambience combined with a great selection of beers and especially gins. Staff are very knowledgeable and more importantly customer savvy. Best bar in town for a real g&t.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 4 February 2017

As a regular visitor to the Arcade Tavern I must say this is without doubt the best in Town. Staff are friendly and have an intimate knowledge of the Beers and Spirits on offer. They also serve a huge variety of Gin all served in...More

Thank Rumbellis
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We regularly visit the Arcade Street Tavern, due to its excellent location and wide range of beers and gins, but in December we treated ourselves to one of their speciality evenings, Beer and Cheese. It was an excellent evening, learning about the different beers and...More

Thank smartie100
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A good bar with quite a lot of seating, though when people congregate by the bar it makes getting served difficult.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My favourite pub in Ipswich, everything is absolutely what a proper drinkery should be. Great Beers, great ambience and great people.

Thank The13thEarl
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! It's about time Ipswich had some quality bars, rather than your archetypal chain offerings. This bar is stylish, has a wonderful selection of ales/craft beers and gins. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly and offer great advice. I can see this becoming my...More

Thank Sarah W
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