COVID-19 update (Updated 24/3/20)

Dear Customers,

Thanks to all of you that came and enjoyed our take-away food over the weekend.  The feedback was great and much appreciated.  We even had customers wanting to pre-order lunches every Sunday for the foreseeable future.

Unfortunately, and we’re really sorry about this, we will be suspending take-away food and drink for the time being.

On Friday the government announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  Although details are still a little scarce, it is clear that the scheme is the safest course of action for the health and security of our staff and the long-term future of the pub.  It will enable us to receive government grants to give our staff significant financial support and make sure they are ready to return to the business when the current crisis is over.  While on this scheme staff cannot work, not even part-time, which is why we have to suspend the take-away food.

We are exploring options which may allow us to restart the  take-away food service and and will keep you updated.  We know many of you have been looking forward very much to enjoying meals from the pub in the coming months.

Thanks again for your support.

heidi woodrow, general manager and michael Kirkwood, head chef welcome you to the cross keys.
Do come and have a drink and get yourselves booked in for a meal! 
01379 779822


Call 01379 779822 or email


Idyllically located in the centre of this historic Suffolk village, this attractive 17th Century Pub is now a community owned free house and restaurant. The cosy bar area is known for its wide range of well kept real ales from a variety of local breweries. The restaurant serves delicious home made food sourced from quality local suppliers and features regular themed nights. Staff and volunteers from the community will always provide a warm and friendly welcome.


Whatever the time or season, The Cross Keys is always a memorable place to visit.

Whether it’s taking your drinks outside and watching the sun set, or sitting by one of the log fires in the winter with your four-legged friend or even with friends playing a few board games, there is always a beautiful and friendly atmosphere here.






locally brewed ALES


Enjoy a drink or two at our welcoming and well stocked bar where well behaved dogs are always welcome



We pride ourselves on our variety of well kept local and national ales.

We have an excellent range of delicious wines – white, sparkling, rose and red

We also have a wide range of draft and bottled beers, lager, guinness, cider, spirits and soft drinks

We also welcome suggestions for new cask ales.

every hour is now Happy Hour

Do take advantage of our new drinks promotion

We are offering a pint of selected cask ales,  Carlsberg lager, or a medium-sized red or white wine for just £3.

Home Cooked Local Food

Our restaurant will always provide a warm welcome with a log fire and a friendly welcome. Although booking is not always essential, we advise a call to 01379 779822 to reserve your table and avoid disappointment.




Our chefs source their produce from high quality local suppliers where possible. Every item is homemade on the premises and specials are available every day except Mondays and Tuesdays. A sample menu can be viewed here.