Suffolk boasts many characterful village pubs where welcoming hosts provide great food. Across the county you will find first-class restaurants with award-winning chefs. Our cafés and farm shops specialize in locally sourced produce, meat and fresh fish. Even off the beaten track, you are sure to find somewhere that will cater to your tastes. Here's a selection of our favourites.
FYNN VALLEY CAFE TERRACE - on site
Whether you fancy sampling their cocktails on the sunny patio, popping in for a barista coffee, or cosying in with their woodburner for a delicious Sunday roast, the Cafe Terrace offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon teas with menus to get the tastebuds really going. Families are very welcome.
Over the summer months, they also host 'Pizza Fridays' with delicious pizzas cooked to order in their outdoor pizza oven. They also offer a take-away service, so you can collect and take back to your Lodge.
THE FOUNTAIN at TUDDENHAM - a 20min stroll along the valley.
An informal bistro style restaurant set in an oldie worldy 16th Century pub offering great food & service Their extensive modern menu changes often using seasonal produce within a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Walkers are always welcome. Children are welcome during the day and evenings before 6.30pm.
THE WESTERFIELD SWAN, Westerfield - IP6 9AJ/0.5m
Just 5 mins drive brings you to the The Swan. It is a great place to enjoy a range of wines, ales and delicious food in a great atmosphere.Families welcome.
THE TURKS HEAD, Hasketon - IP13 6JG/ 7.7m
The Turk's Head is an award winning proper country pub. Their restaurant uses the finest local ingredients to create menus offering beautifully executed seasonal dishes.
THE GRUNDISBURGH DOG, Grundisburgh - IP13 6TA/ 5.1m
The Grundisburgh Dog pride themselves on serving good honest locally sourced and well cooked food in a relaxed & traditionl atmosphere.
MILSOMS Kesgrave - IP5 2PU/ 6.9 m
Guests enjoy 'global' cuisine, with a menu reflecting influences from all over the world, as well as daily specials that take full advantage of local, seasonal produce. The terrace is heated all year round so that diners can make the most of the garden view.
BUTLEY ORFORD OYSTERAGE Orford - IP12 2LH/ 21.9 m
The atmosphere here is relaxed and informal, marble cafe tables, metal framed chairs and chalked up specials are all part of the charm. But the reason this little restaurant, tucked away on the Market Square at Orford, is so popular is the superb quality of the fresh seafood.
REGATTA Aldeburgh - IP15 5AN/ 27.2 m
From April to September the emphasis here is on locally caught fish and seafood, although vegetarian, poultry and meat dishes are available all year round.
LADY FLORENCE, Orford - IP12 2LJ/ 21.8 m
The Lady Florence was built in 1944 as an Admiralty MFV supply boat. Setting off from Orford Quay regardless of weather and tides, the restaurant serves morning brunch, à la carte lunch, dinner and sunset cocktail cruises. Cruises cover an area rich in wildlife and history, including a circumnavigation of the RSPB's bird sanctuary on Havergate Island.
THE UNRULY PIG, Bromeswell - IP12 2PU/ 12.5m
Estrella Damm UK Top 50 Gastropub 2020 Great food. Fab service. Relaxed vibe. That’s what The Unruly Pig is all about.
FISH AND CHIPS
ALDEBURGH FISH AND CHIP SHOP - IP15 5AR/ 27.1 m
Famous beyond Aldeburgh, this is a chippie that lives up to the hype. Long queues on Bank Holidays so arrive early. Great ice-creams from Ives just down the high street, too. www.aldeburghfishandchips.co.uk
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