Outstanding eating in Suffolk


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Situated on the coast and with a large amount of farmland, Suffolk’s access to fresh, seasonal produce is second to none. Award-winning restaurants are located across the region, priding themselves on supporting local farmers and using quality raw ingredients. There’s never been a better time to be eating in Suffolk.

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For the fish lovers

The Brudenell Seafood and Grill – 2 AA Rosettes

If you’re after an exceptional seafood experience, The Brudenell is for you. This coastal restaurant is situated in the quaint village of Aldeburgh. Just a stone’s throw from the beach,

Every table enjoys panoramic sea views. Local fishermen deliver their catch each morning – beach dug clams, River Deben mussels and Dover sole, to name just a few. Their menu changes seasonally, so expect crayfish and skate in the spring, while later months bring crab, cuttlefish and salmon.  

For the cocktail lovers

The Crown at Woodbridge – 2 AA Rosettes

There are many reasons to visit The Crown, and their impressive cocktail menu is just one of them. Not only do they use local produce in their dishes, they source local drinks suppliers too. From gins and ales, to teas and coffee. Sip on sweet fruit juice from High House Farm or luxury fizzy drinks from Breckland Orchard. If you’re feeling peckish, their impressive British menu will no doubt hit the spot. From local pheasant and braised beef cheeks, to thrice-cooked parmesan soufflé – there’s something for everyone.

For the absolute foodies

Maison Bleue – Top 10 fine Dining Restaurants in the UK as voted by Trip Advisor

There is a reason why tables at the popular Maison Bleue are hard to secure. This passionately run bistro has fine dining down to an art, with an ambience to match. Their menu consists of classic French dishes with modern Asian twists. Expect the likes of Devon crab meat with granny smith apple and caviar, or fillet of halibut with saffron and clam jus emulsion. This is a gem not to be missed.

For a night to remember

The Great House Restaurant – 3 AA Rosettes

Housed in a magnificent Grade 2 listed building with exposed beams and a roaring fire, The Great House promises a dining experience you will not forget. They produce tasteful flavours using seasonal ingredients. They also follow an ecofriendly policy, buying locally and ethically sourced produce. The menu changes regularly but you may find dishes like Gressingham duck with blood orange marmalade, or air dried Suffolk lamb belly with caper mousseline.

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For the wine lovers

The Fox and Goose – 2 AA Rosettes

Not your average gastropub, the Fox and Goose is highly regarded for their tasting menu and wine pairing. Expect adventurous tastes such as 52 degree cooked salmon marinated in oranges and whiskey, or lamb with shaved fennel and salsa verde. Wash it down with a glass of something special from their 50 plus wine list. For a less formal occasion, enjoy their sumptuous Sunday roast ­– children and pets are welcome.

Make the most of eating in Suffolk

Ready to walk off that delicious, award-winning local food? We have a new build development in Suffolk’s Bury St Edmonds. Marham Park is a development of 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom houses. At All Saints Quarter, Marham Park you can expect the convenience of modern living in an idyllic village setting.