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The Nelson

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British, Pub
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Mill Road, Holton, Halesworth IP19 8PP, England
+44 1986 835734
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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This pub is no longer open. (They still do Bed and breakfast). It has been closed for some time. When it was open I would say the food was pretty poor and there was a hopeless choice for vegetarians!

1 Thank alijeannie
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights over the August bank holiday weekend and were really impressed. The room is clean, spacious and 'functional'. The breakfast was great and our hosts Roger and Hilary were warm and attentive, but not overbearing or intrusive. A nice place to stay as a weekend get away if you don't want to spend a fortune and... More 

Thank Helsbels82_11
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stayed here at the B & B in July, 15 and found the room very comfortable and had a most enjoyable breakfast. The owners were very helpful and friendly. We had dinner in the Queens Head in Blyburgh which was a very short car journey away. Most enjoyable stay - would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Karen J
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is another very worthy review for The Nelson. Despite the change of use during 2015 The Nelson doesn't disappoint as a B & B. Everything from the moment of arrival is just excellent. The hosts, Hilary and Roger clearly continue to take great pride in the hospitality they offer visitors and yet again we have been absolutely delighted with... More 

Thank DB1Essex
Bangkok, Thailand
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The room and place was lovely for the price, we were very pleasantly surprised. However, there were no laundry facilities or fridge that we could use so we couldn't store food... We didn't ask though so not necessarily the fault of the owners, they had recently closed the pub section and just become a B&B so no doubt there was... More 

Thank gilchrist379
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I have just enjoyed another 1st Class stay at The Nelson B & B. The hosts, Hilary and Roger, go out of their way to make guests welcome and provide quality accomodation along with an excellent breakfast at very reasonable rates. Nestled in the village of Holton visitors to this lovely B & B will find it provides all the... More 

Thank DB1Essex
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stayed here for one night - £80 b & b - lovely room with everything you could wish for - only slight draw back was the lack of shower power! Breakfast was good. Its is such a shame that the local community no longer have a pub they can walk too - for a small village it is a necessity.

2 Thank scrumpy001
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Have visited twice recently the first time the pub was closed but to-day there was a notice suggesting it was no longer open as a public house just a B & B. Real shame as I wanted to try it and their ales as part of the 'Woodfordes brewery ale trail'. Oh well another pub 'bites the dust'

1 Thank Tim S
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

NOW CLOSED ! We were recommended to try this bar restaurant by our hosts,only to find it had peremptorily closed without prior notice,even to local patrons.Now it appears to offer B&B accommodation only.

1 Thank Mike B
Mersea Island, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My wife and I ate at the Nelson this evening. Nice clean pub and restaurant, looks recently redecorated. Quite quiet as you might expect mid-week away from the busy coastal towns but the food was very tasty indeed. I had the Duck and my wife the Pan Fried Chicken and we both commented on the good flavours. Second course was... More 

1 Thank Andy F

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Restaurant Details

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British, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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  • Address: Mill Road, Holton, Halesworth IP19 8PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Halesworth  >  Holton
  • Phone Number: +44 1986 835734

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?