Tel: 01473 652149 info@suffolkescape.co.uk Luxury Lakeside Log Cabin & Barn Escapes

Eating Out

Food lovers will be spoilt for choice by the numerous award winning, fine dining restaurants and traditional country pubs Suffolk has to offer. The list below offers something to suit all tastes (our three of our favourites are Bell Inn, Kersey, Bildeston Crown and The Boathouse at Dedham):

HINTLESHAM HALL, IP8 3NS (1.5 miles, 4 mins)

Only a stone’s throw from your log cabin, why not stroll across the fields to the Grade 1 Listed Elizabethan Manor house of Hintlesham Hall. This is elegant spot we can recommend for an afternoon tea.
www.hintleshamhall.co.uk

HINTLESHAM GOLF CLUB, IP8 3NS (1.5 miles, 4 mins)

The Hintlesham Hall Golf Club offers a less formal place to dine, and has a pleasant veranda overlooking the golf course, perfet in warmer weather. It is only a short drive or a wonderful country walk through our farm, to their club house.
www.hintleshamgolfclub.com

BELL INN, KERSEY, IP7 6DY (6 miles, 10 mins)

Located in the most picturesque village in Suffolk, the Bell is a rarity with the explosion of “gastro” pubs as it still serves home-cooked, traditional pub food with a really warm welcome and the locals still drink here!
www.kingsheadhadleigh.co.uk

THE BILDESTON CROWN, IP7 7EB (8 miles, 15 mins)

A food lovers heaven with a range of dining options including the full eight course Taster menu. Enjoy the beautiful setting of this 15th century Grade II listed timber framed Coaching Inn.
www.thebildestoncrown.com

THE RED ROSE, LINDSEY, IP7 6PP (8 miles, 15 mins)

A 15th Century Hall House and one of the county’s oldest pubs. The menu is comprised of local and seasonal ingredients, in particular the meat, which comes from the owners own Red Poll cattle and Suffolk sheep, just a few miles away.
www.redroseinn.co.uk

AQUA EIGHT, IPSWICH, IP1 1DQ (7 miles, 15 mins)

A stylish modern restaurant with an innovative fusion of cuisine from across East Asia.
www.aquaeight.com

THE VEGGIE RED LION, GREAT BRICETT, IP7 7DD (7 miles, 15 mins)

East Anglia’s first and only exclusively vegetarian pub, The Veggie Red Lion has become a destination for vegetarians and vegans countrywide. Meat eaters are welcome too, with the restaurant’s aim to ‘surprise and delight them even more!’
www.theveggieredlion.co.uk

THE SUFFOLK FOOD HALL, IPSWICH, IP9 2AB (9 miles, 18 mins)

The Cookhouse Restaurant at the Suffolk Food Hall is a new arrival on the food scene in Suffolk. Diners can enjoy stunning views down the River Orwell whilst enjoying traditional British cuisine with a contemporary twist, for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch.
www.suffolkfoodhall.co.uk

THE GREAT HOUSE, LAVENHAM, CO10 9QZ (12 miles, 20 mins)

Set in the market place in the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham ‘The Great House’ offers French Cuisine at its finest. The reviews speak for themselves, including  AA Gold Award & Inspectors’ choice Award 2016, 3 AA rosettes for food and “Britain’s Top 100 Restaurants’ Sunday Times 2015. Eat in the charming old world dining room or in warmer weather enjoy al fresco dining in the stone paved courtyard.

www.greathouse.co.uk  

THE CROWN, STOKE BY NAYLAND, CO6 4SE (10 miles, 20 mins)

Located in the picturesque village of Stoke by Nayland, in the heart of constable country, the Crown offers a warm welcome and fantastic bistro style food.
www.crowninn.net

SALTHOUSE HARBOUR HOTEL, IPSWICH, IP4 1AX (7 miles, 20 mins)

This popular waterside eatery produces dishes that are ‘modern, and always surprise with a curious twist of something deliciously different.’ Head chef Simon Baker is passionate about supporting Suffolk’s smallholders and independent producers.
www.salthouseharbour.co.uk/eaterie

MILSOMS, DEDHAM, CO7 6HW (14 miles, 20 mins)

A stylish and contemporary bar and brasserie with a no booking policy but all day dining. Enjoy ‘global’ cuisine in the relaxed surrounds of the two-tiered restaurant, or outside in the heated terrace area. The chefs take influences from all over the world, as well as offering daily specials which take advantage of the best local, seasonal produce.
www.milsomhotels.com/milsoms

BOATHOUSE RESTAURANT, DEDHAM, CO7 6DH (13 miles, 20 mins)

Set in tranquil surroundings on the River Stour, The Boathouse menu offers a fusion of style and flavourswhich changes every 6-8 weeks. In warmer weather the wonderful outdoor dining area overlooking the river takes some beating.
www.dedhamboathouse.co.uk

THE SHIP, LEVINGTON, IP10 0LQ (15 miles, 23 mins)

A historic 13th Century pub, close to the Orwell Estuary, which combines all the atmosphere of a traditional Suffolk pub with a modern, stylish, British cuisine. The philosophy of their food is to produce traditional classics, using local ingredients, with their own ‘Ship Inn Twist.’
www.theshipinnlevington.co.uk

BUTT & OYSTER, PINN MILL, IP9 1JW (13 miles, 25 mins)

Situated in the hamlet of Pin Mill on the shores of the River Orwell, The Butt & Oyster is renowned for is good food, fine Suffolk ales and beautiful views.
www.debeninns.co.uk/buttandoyster

INDIAN/CHINESE RESTAURANTS (4 miles, 8 mins)

There are a two Indian and one Chinese restaurant where you can dine in situated in the nearby town of Hadleigh.

book your escape now recommend a friend
MENU