Woodbridge: Wine bar opens at Browsers book shop

A BOOKSHOP has branched out to offer something a little different.

Browsers in Woodbridge has opened a wine bar.

The shop already runs a cafe during the day but on certain nights of the week it will now be a place to go for some late night refreshment.

Owner Martin Whitaker said: “I was having a drink one night and I thought ‘if you don’t like pubs where is there to go and have a quiet drink in the evening?’. Especially if you are a single woman and maybe don’t feel comfortable going to a pub.

“There are only a handful of bookshops in the country that have something similar. We have created a friendly, warm environment and so far it has been very well received.”

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Mr Whitaker said most of the wines came from Slaughden Wines in Aldeburgh.

The bar is open from 5.30pm to 10pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

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