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The Fat Cat

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Address: 288 Spring Rd, Ipswich IP4 5NL, England
Phone Number: 01473 726 524
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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My favourite place for a deink

Great atmosphere, great selection of drinks. The pub has alot of seating and tables can be reserved. Takeaways allowed during the week, just load the dishwasher afterwards!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere, great selection of drinks. The pub has alot of seating and tables can be reserved. Takeaways allowed during the week, just load the dishwasher afterwards!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

First class beer, no music, simple decor, Subtle bar work so nobody dominates the room - you can even order takeaways to eat in. Back to the beer again:- fabulous ever changing choice, perfectly kept. There is a garden where occasional barbecues are held. Simple food is available and this includes excellent home made scotch eggs. John and now Liz... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not a pub where children are accepted. Dog friendly under supervision. Pleasant town pub with garden. Good selection of real ales and friendly welcome.Popular as will accept takeaway meals eaten on premises on most days. No T.V.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Always highest quality Beer and lunchtime snacks, I have been going to the Fat Cat for 15 + years and have always found it to be best for service and beer quality of any pub I have ever been to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Proper pub with real ale , scotch eggs and pork scratchings. Great ambiance a real peoples pub . Like the fat there's no music or slot machines , good mix of clients

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Huge selection of drinks, great atmosphere and really friendly staff. Only food served are bar snacks, but you can order in during the week. Plates and cutlery is provided with a designated area for clearing up after yourself - great as it means you don't have to bother anyone and can just relax. Probably the best pub in Ipswich.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Excellent selection of beers and really good scotch eggs. In the good weather the beer garden is very relaxing and a good place for friends to meet

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I have been back twice returning from travelling, each time the beer is perfect, a quality pub with a professional staff who know a thing or two about keeping and serving ale ! Briliant

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here with some friends for an after work drink. I like this sort of pub where the emphasis is more on the drinks than the food. You can get rolls and apparently they do a huge scotch egg. They do allow you to bring in take away food up until 10pm. I really like this idea. There was a... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a great place to relax no fruit machines no pool just an old fashion pub to relax chat keep warm and enjoy a relaxing pint after work

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Additional Information about The Fat Cat

Address: Address: 288 Spring Rd, Ipswich IP4 5NL, England
Phone Number: 01473 726 524
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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