Owners of The Ingram Arms in Blyton Road, Laughton, posted on the pub’s Facebook page theit decision to not re-open and they thanked their customers for their loyalty over the years.
And people were quick to post how much they would miss the establishment and offer their support to the owners in their future plans.
Julie Anne Weir said: "So very sorry to hear that. Used to come regularly when your mum and dad were there and meals were the best.
"Sadly now in Wolverhampton so a bit far away but have been once since moved here.”
Joanne Richardson said: “We are so sorry to hear this, have loved coming as a kid and now bringing my family. Sarah, what am I going to do without your sweet and sour chicken, forever the best.”
Anne Cater said: “Oh my goodness. I’m so sorry to read this. We will miss those Sunday lunches. Take care and good luck.”
Sam Stone said: “So sad, thank you for some fabulous evenings. All the best and happiness for you and family.”
Sarah Whitelam said: “Sorry to hear this as my family and I loved coming over, all the best for the future.”
Liliane Wake said: “So sorry to hear this, we regularly came from Doncaster for lunch and were looking forward to coming again. Good luck for the future.”
Victoria Burnett said: “Sorry to hear this. Many lovely memories from the Ingram.
"Wishing you and your families all the best for the future.”
Wendy Clapham said: “Majorie and myself will miss you, especially your sweet and sour chicken. Best wishes for the future.”
Wendy Smith said: “Used to live round the corner and had many happy memories and meals. Very sad news.”
Vikki Taylor said: “That’s a real shame. My family have been eating here for years and the food is always fabulous.”
Peter Taylor-Paxton said: “Wishing all of you all the best in what comes next.”
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