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The Nutshell

17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
+44 1284 764867
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Simply had to go to the smallest pub!

We stopped in for a quick drink before heading for the trains to London. Super small...but fun to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelly W
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Ashburn, Virginia
The Nutshell - unique

I can now say that I have a few pints in the smallest pub in the UK. A really exceptional pub... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Mr Harry B
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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17 The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1BJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a quick drink before heading for the trains to London. Super small...but fun to squeeze in! Great service, too!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I can now say that I have a few pints in the smallest pub in the UK. A really exceptional pub, steeped in history, just like most of the historic market town. If you are fortunate to get inside you will not be disappointed with...More

1  Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

As others have mentioned a small pub. The Abbot Ale was well kept and the locals were friendly. Worth a visit if you are nearby.

Thank willf
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Left my Cleaveland Indians Hat on the moose head, when my friend stop in they take it down and send me a picture, its been 10 years hat still there,,,, will be there Thanksgiving , Nov 2017 will up date me hat

Thank George S. G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good old fashioned boozer, just really small, good selection of drinks, including a red wine and a white wine

Thank martin b
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Promised myself that I would have a beer in the Nutshell when I next visited Bury St Edmunds and was delighted. As well as claiming to be the smallest pub in the world it can add 'with the most photographed landlord' if my visit is...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick ale after a day's cycling. As other reviews note it is full of character and a good authentic pub experience. I'd normally feel rather awkward dressed in cycling gear in a pub, but we were by no means the...More

Thank CaptainBlackmore
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A absolute must for pub goers and real ale fans alike. England's smallest pub and what a little gem. Charming locals (loads of them considering the size of the interior), lovely ale (the Abbott was delicious), plenty of seating and an amazing selection of drinks...More

Thank Colebag01
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Reputed to be smallest public house in Britain! Excellent ale and a warm welcome in this quirky public house! Worth waiting in a queue to get in!

Thank Steve_Hazell
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Was lucky enough to pass the Nutshell on a Monday evening and it was empty. The four of us went in and filled it! A couple of others squeezed in and we enjoyed an evening of getting to know one another. There's no room not...More

Thank Matt C
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