How you can help Suffolk’s independent businesses: Takeaways, deliveries and community services

PUBLISHED: 11:09 15 April 2020

Woodbridge (c) John Fielding, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Woodbridge (c) John Fielding, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

John Fielding JohnFielding001@gmail.c

We asked you across our social media pages to tell us about how Suffolk’s businesses are adapting to these challenging times. Your responses allowed us to put together this article featuring Suffolk’s pubs, cafes, shops, restaurants and more

If your business is now doing something a little different to help the local community then let us know and we’ll add you to our list!

The George, Hintlesham

Offering a takeaway menu


Tea Hut, Woodbridge

Remains open for takeaways

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Garnetts Gardens, Hacheston

Collection and delivery service with farm shop produce and gardening supplies


The Tavern on St Johns, Bury St Edmunds

Collection service including Sunday roasts

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Kingfishers, Cretingham

Take away and delivery service as well as a village shop

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Chestnut Group

Pubs in the group include The Ship at Dunwich, Westleton Crown, The Crown Inn at Stoke-by-Nayland, The Black Lion in Long Melford and The Northgate in Bury St Edmunds. They will be continuing to provide a range of community services whether it be food deliveries, streaming pub quizzes or setting up a temporary village shop.

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Kings Arms, Haughley

Now running a crowdfunder to help them survive. May have takeaway food in the future.


Casa, Bury St Edmunds

A meals on wheels service for vulnerable and over-70s self-isolating

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Infusions Group, Bury St Edmunds

Click and collect pickup service for all sorts of groceries

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Montaz, Newmarket

Indian restaurant with online delivery ordering

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Cherry Tree, Woodbridge

Offering a delivery service and even limited beer takeaways

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The Fox, Barking Tye

Takeaway and delivery service


Wine Boutique, Felixstowe

Takeaway and delivery on wines and craft beers

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The George, Cavendish

Takeaway and delivery on food and alcoholic drinks

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Clay Interiors, Beccles

Putting letters through people’s doors offering to help with errands and set up a local Whatsapp group to provide support

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Musk’s Sausages, Newmarket

Delivery of the traditional Newmarket sausage

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Caring for me, Woodbridge

Complementary therapies and over-the-phone counselling

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Emmett’s Store, Peasenhall

Delivery on a range of meats and other varied items

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The Galley, Woodbridge

Delivering on Fridays and Saturdays

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The Dolphin, Thorpeness

Delivering boxes with food, drink and other essentials

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