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The Nutshell

17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
+44 1284 764867
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Packed ;-)

While we were in the area we thought we would have a look at this tiny pub, We could get in as it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarahc011
Great little place

Attending the Christmas market today in Bury St Edmunds which was amazing and couldn't leave the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Loppylou61
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
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+44 1284 764867
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were in the area we thought we would have a look at this tiny pub, We could get in as it was packed lol but it looked lovely.

Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attending the Christmas market today in Bury St Edmunds which was amazing and couldn't leave the town without visiting the nutshell, the smallest pub in Britain, this quirky little pub is a must if you are in the area. Nice pint of Abbott and a...More

Thank Loppylou61
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped in for a quick drink before heading for the trains to London. Super small...but fun to squeeze in! Great service, too!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I can now say that I have a few pints in the smallest pub in the UK. A really exceptional pub, steeped in history, just like most of the historic market town. If you are fortunate to get inside you will not be disappointed with...More

1  Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

As others have mentioned a small pub. The Abbot Ale was well kept and the locals were friendly. Worth a visit if you are nearby.

Thank willf
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Left my Cleaveland Indians Hat on the moose head, when my friend stop in they take it down and send me a picture, its been 10 years hat still there,,,, will be there Thanksgiving , Nov 2017 will up date me hat

Thank George S. G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good old fashioned boozer, just really small, good selection of drinks, including a red wine and a white wine

Thank martin b
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Promised myself that I would have a beer in the Nutshell when I next visited Bury St Edmunds and was delighted. As well as claiming to be the smallest pub in the world it can add 'with the most photographed landlord' if my visit is...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick ale after a day's cycling. As other reviews note it is full of character and a good authentic pub experience. I'd normally feel rather awkward dressed in cycling gear in a pub, but we were by no means the...More

Thank CaptainBlackmore
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A absolute must for pub goers and real ale fans alike. England's smallest pub and what a little gem. Charming locals (loads of them considering the size of the interior), lovely ale (the Abbott was delicious), plenty of seating and an amazing selection of drinks...More

Thank Colebag01
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