A Brief history
Standing on the north side of the Ipswich-Woodbridge Road (A12) almost on the boundary of the aerodrome, a pleasant stopping place for refreshment was built during 1936 for Miss F. E. Jermyn.
When the second World war broke out in 1939 The Black Tiles became a favourite place for Troops from Martlesham Heath Airfield to come and escape the stress of war.
An American Officer wrote:
“When I think of England I shall think of tea, and all that it means, and when I think of tea, I’ll think of Black Tiles. Someday I’ll come back to England for tea at Black Tiles.”
Black Tiles Today
The Black Tiles Pub Company took over ownership in April 2011. Black Tiles provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and with it’s award winning garden, it has to be one of the best places to spend time with family and friends. Regularly hosting live music and entertainment.
Black Tiles is a great location to host your own parties and events.
At Black Tiles we don’t mess about in the kitchen; 6 days a week the chefs take delivery of fresh food to produce great tasting dishes, designed by our head chef and made in house by our team of chefs. If you really like something, we’ll give you the recipe, that’s if you agree to bring us a sample to try!
Your food is prepared for you by real foodies, talk to us about your dietary requirements, because we work with fresh produce most dishes are put together at the last minute, many can be altered to suit your taste – just ask a member of staff. By the way we have gluten and dairy free menus.