The Nutshell Bar, Bury St Edmunds

The Nutshell Bar
The Nutshell proudly holds the title of smallest pub in Britain as confirmed in the Guinness Book of Records!
So many pubs claim to be the smallest but if the Guiness book of records say it is...then it must be! We like the pub as it uses every inch to make itself have that something extra. Mummified cats, military items and currency notes to the ceiling....no inch is wasted for your enjoyment.

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With a bar that measures just 15ft by 7ft, The Nutshell proudly holds the title of smallest pub in Britain as confirmed in the Guinness Book of Records.
Located in the heart of the historic Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, The Nutshell has been proud to serve customers jostling for a place at the bar since it first started serving beer in 1867. Now a major tourist attraction for local and worldwide visitors, The Nutshell continues the tradition of serving some of the regions finest ales, and providing a bar not just full of customers, but interesting historical items, photos and memorabilia. From a mummified cat and currency notes on the ceiling to historical photos, military items and an aeroplane propeller on the walls there is much to view and talk about while you enjoy a drink.

Originally billed as a Museum of Art and Curiosities they offered visitors a wide variety of attractions including ancient musical instruments, relics from the past wars and works of art in ivory and cardboard. Additionally they offered a collection of cork models including local buildings such as the Norman Tower and Abbey Gate as well as Nelson’s Monument and Windsor Castle. Shortly after their tenancy began on 20th October 1874 the building was sold by Bridget Caney to FW King indicating that the Nutshell became part of King’s Brewery before the merger of neighbouring Greene and King Breweries in 1887.

When you drink in this pub you really will have a cosy experience of drinking on a busy night, elbow to elbow with our locals and visitors.

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