Welcome to the Old Cannon Brewery

We’re unique in the town as an independent pub with our own micro- brewery in the bar, delicious local food and warm, friendly hospitality 

The Brewery Rooms are all non-smoking. Please use the area outside which is provided for you. 

In event of an emergency outside of please call: 01284768769

Pub Opening Times

Breakfast is served across the restaurant
Monday – Friday: 7.30am til 10.30am
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 8.30am til 11am

Bar Opening Times
Monday – Saturday: 12 noon til 11pm
Sundays & Bank Holidays 12 noon til 10.30pm

If you intend to be out later than this, please remember to take your key (the key gives you access to the small door in the large yard gates and both the outer door and your room) 

Check out time is 11am 

If you’re staying for more than one night please note our housekeepers are only here in the mornings. If you wish for your room to be made up please ensure they can have access to your room before lunchtime 


There are no restrictions on the street or triangle opposite overnight but please be aware that residents parking restrictions operate between 10am – 4pm and are strictly monitored.

There is public carparking a short walk away at Ram Meadow long stay car park  

In case of fire

If you see a fire please call 999 immediately 

Please see the fire notice on the back of your bedroom door, so in case of emergency you will be aware of our nearest fire exits 

Our Fire Assemnbly point is located outside Pea Porridge, which is situated out the front of the building 

We have a strict no smoking policy. Anybody caught smoking in the rooms will face a fine of £100. If you wish to smoke during your stay with us please do so outside 

If you should have an accident whilst staying with use please report to a member of staff so an incident report can be completed 

We reserve the right to charge for any missing items or damages occured to the rooms 

In your room

A hairdryer is in the dressing table draw or wardrobe. 

An ironing board and iron can be placed in your room upon request. Please don’t place the hot iron on the carpet or anywhere else flammable – it can be returned straight onto its holder

Nespresso Coffee Machine: 

  1. Fill the water tank with water. The water tank can be carried by its cover 
  2. Switch the machine on. – Blinking light: heating up (approx 25 seconds) – Steady light: ready 
  3. Lift the lever completely and insert coffee capsule 
  4. Close lever and place a cup under the coffee outlet 
  5. During heat up, you can press the coffee button when it’s still blinking. The coffee will then automatically flow when the machine is ready. 
  6. For larger cups, fold the cup support into the upright position. It will automatically fall down again when removing the cup to prevent any drips falling on the surface. 
  7. Press the espresso (40msl) or lungo (110mls) button. Preparation will stop automatically. To stop the coffee flow or top up the coffee, press again 
  8. Take the cup. Lift and close the lever to eject the capsule into the used capsule container 
  9. To save energy, switch the machine off when not in use. The machine will stop automatically after 9 mins when not in use 

In the local area

Abbey Gardens – The Abbey Gardens is made up of different areas, a brief description of each can be found below. The ruins of an 11th century Benedictine monastery also lay within the gardens, the St Edmundsbury Chronicle gives more information on the history of this interesting site. You can find out more about the Abbey Gardens at Visit Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens  


Bury St Edmunds Market – most weekends there is a market in the centre of town, showing off local wares, home made items & great food. 

Ickworth – An Italian palace in the heart of Suffolk 
With over 1800 acres of parkland, gardens and brand new all-weather path to enjoy, Ickworth is the perfect place to get back to nature.
Discover formal gardens, pleasure grounds, rolling Suffolk landscape and woodlands all which invite gentle strolls, long walks, runs, bike rides and picnics.
 – https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ickworth