Did you ever visit Ipswich's Emperor Inn pub?

BBQ, Bouncy Castles and live music all on for the Emperor Pub's fun day Picture: JOHN KERR

Did you ever enjoy a night out at the Emperor Inn? - Credit: JOHN KERR

Did you ever enjoy a night out at the Emperor Inn pub in Ipswich?

If you did ever spend an evening or two at the watering hole, you may spot yourself in some of our photos. 

Standing at the bar at the end of a long day

Regulars waiting to be served at the bar - Credit: Archant

The pub, which was loved by so many in Norwich Road, has since been converted into a Tesco Express after closing in 2013. 

The inn first opened in 1843 and used to host bands and events, attracting many punters.

Entertainment for all ages as the Emperor Inn that used to be situated along Norwich road held their

There was entertainment for all ages at The Emperor Inn, as this picture from 1996 shows - Credit: Archant

The pub hosted a fun day in 1996 and had a bouncy castle in the beer garden, which was enjoyed by many children.

The Emperor Inn is just one of the many sorely missed pubs in Suffolk

Staff and costumers of the Emperor Inn gather to give money to the Evening Star's Christmas tree app

Emperor Inn staff and customers give money to an Evening Star Christmas appeal in 1996 - Credit: Archant


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There was also a Christmas appeal held in the pub in 1966, where locals raised money for a Christmas tree.

Were you once a regular at the Emperor Pub?

Were you once a regular at the Emperor Pub? - Credit: Archant

Its former regulars campaigned to keep The Emperor Inn open before its closure.

The Emperor, Norwich Road, Ipswich, stood between All Saints Road and Richmond Road. It closed in Ap

The Emperor Inn is now a Tesco Express - Credit: Archant


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