about us

The White Hart is run by The Local Pub Trading Company who bought it in 2006 to prevent the site being turned into houses. After hands on management for the first two years, it was passed to tenants until May 2013, when we came back to once again take the helm.

Whilst Lynda does most of the cooking, we are ably supported by lots of local talented chaps and chapesses, who will quickly get to know your favourite tipple. Ava and Stinky Stan are the house dogs. Ava was picked up on our travels through France, came with us to Rio and is now very much enjoying the Suffolk countryside. Stan was found dumped on the road not far from the pub but quickly decided this was a good place to be and is chief meeter and greeter. We are a very, very dog friendly pub as Stinky and Ava love meeting new friends... and we love children who love dogs too!

The White Hart is not part of any chain and is a Free House independent of tie. If you think this is something that you would like run yourself, please come and talk to us...

In the meantime, get it while you can - the fabulous cooking, fine ales, lots of gins and general quirkiness.

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