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The Fat Cat

288 Spring Road, Ipswich IP4 5NL, England
+44 1473 726524
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Fantastic free house - The Fat Cat

I have been here a few times and it serves great ales, local and from around the country and the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
via mobile
Possibly the best pub in the country?

Not sure why I haven't reviewed this place before as have been drinking here since it opened. If... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“scotch egg” (13 reviews)
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288 Spring Road, Ipswich IP4 5NL, England
+44 1473 726524
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and it serves great ales, local and from around the country and the ambience of the place is great. Highly recommend a visit here if you are in Ipswich

Thank JamesDEdgar
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Not sure why I haven't reviewed this place before as have been drinking here since it opened. If you want to sample a huge range of superbly kept beer this is the place. However busy it gets you don't have to wait too long, the...More

Thank Greatleapforward2016
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Wooden floorboards, no television and no juke box or fruit machine! Friends can enjoy an evening out drinking real ales (including those from local breweries), homemade snacks (try the scotch eggs!), or if you fancy a meal, you can purchase a takeaway and eat in...More

Thank Brock27
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to meet friends for drinks. Impeccable service, excellent choice of Real Ale and fine wine and the garden is beautiful. Liz, the Pub Manager, does a fantastic job no matter the weather or the size of your party 😎😊

Thank Catherineperks_12
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a great traditional British freehouse. I came over from Australia to visit family and was taken to The Fat Cat. The selection of beer was unbelievable. I will be returning here on my next trip back . Highly recommended for anyone who wants to...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Always an amazing atmosphere here. The beers are amazing but you're not looked at strangely if you have something else. Most favourite local.

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Me and the mrs popped in for a quick drink and possibly a bite to eat..... We had read online earlier that they offer "bar snacks" which was good enough for us....2 x sandwiches (corned beef & pickle, cheese & tomato), a pork pie (served...More

Thank Workthepass23
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My first time at the Fat Cat, what a great pub, looking forward to my next visit. I had a meeting in the area and afterward went for a couple of drinks at the Fat Cat. Its a very friendly and social-able pub with it...More

Thank Bootsiereviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have visited this Pub many times but not reviewed it until now. This is a haven for Real Ale drinkers. There are many choices of Ale on tap, all of top quality. A couple of pints of Woodforde's Wherry and bag of Scratching is...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A cosy pub on Spring Road. They have takeaway nights where you can bring in your own takeaway which is good because there is a Chinese and Indian across the road.

Thank John S
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