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The Bildeston Crown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   High Street, Bildeston IP7 7EB, England
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The Bildeston Crown
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bildeston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink and ordered a large glass of Shiraz off the wine menu displayed on the bar which had it at £6. Disappointing to be poured a different Shiraz at £9 a glass, without a word from the bar tender. Large wine + Peroni @ £14.50 is top end London prices. Nicely decorated inside on the plus... More

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30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was large, with a powerful shower over bath, and nice elemis toiletries. After a freshen up we went down to the restaurant for dinner. We chose the tasting menu, which was spectacular, and although we were a couple of hours at the table, there was no undue delay in serving each of the six or seven courses. I... More

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Leasingham, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old world charm, modern and yet classic menu, great friendly staff. I have stayed here before so expected high standards and was rewarded with exactly that. Room 10 was once the office but has now been converted into a superb room. The sort of room that after a long day teaching only exceptional hotel food can tempt me out of.... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had lunch here recently and the food was very good. Quite priciey but good quality and something different for the area. The waitresses were very polite, helpful and attentive. It's a shame about the front of house. They weren't as polished in their service at all. The restaurant is worth a visit - don't be fobbed off with sitting... More

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Mallacoota, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We are Australians who spend a few months every year or two coming back to the same area of Suffolk. Bildeston Crown is one of the treats we look forward to. 5 years ago we got married there - last weekend we had my husband's 70th birthday there. Both involved dinner and most of the guests staying too. Even though... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
22 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed in the Black Fuchsia room at The Crown, the bed is very comfortable, the bath is large and luxurious. The room could not have been cleaner, which I was very impressed with. I did like the décor but I think the room could have had a bit more colour and also a few more cushions on the seating... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for our 53rd Wedding Anniversary and the buildings are beautiful, with large oak beams and open fireplaces in most Public Rooms and even in our Bedroom ! A great deal of money has been spent by the owner and local farmer, James Buckle, on making sure the Grade Two listed former Coaching Inn is... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Had lunch here for my partners birthday with her parents, daughter and aunt and uncle. The service, ambiance and food could not be faulted with a reasonable selection of dishes that catered for a cross section of tastes including our young daughter which is often a problem in michelin starred restaurants. Steaks were cooked perfect to order and the fish... More

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Constable Country, England
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We know that the food is exceptionally good here, so we decided to stay overnight on this our third visit, to enhance the relaxation of the evening. Our room was beautiful and very comfortable. We took advantage of a 'deal' package for the room, dinner, bed and breakfast. We opted for the seven course tasting menu. This represents very good... More

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suffolk uk
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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Our first visit to the crown, an experience we thoroughly enjoyed. The food, wine, location and service where all superb. Suffolk has so many lovely restaurants - this is one of the best we have been to.

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Address: High Street, Bildeston IP7 7EB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bildeston
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bildeston Crown 3*
Also Known As:
The Bildeston Crown Hotel Bildeston
Bildeston Crown Ipswich
The Bildeston Crown England - Suffolk

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The Bildeston Crown is a 15th century former coaching inn set in a Suffolk village and owned by a local farmer/businessman and managed by Chris and Hayley Lee. The restaurant is one of only two in Suffolk with AA 3 rosettes and the hotel, with its 12 luxury en suite double/twin bedrooms, is rated AA 3 stars. Locally sourced produce is used whenever possible including Red Poll beef and lamb from the owners’ neighbouring farm. Accolades include “Taste of England” Gold in the 2010 tourism awards and representing Suffolk in “The Hairy Bikers’ Tour of Britain” 2009. ... more   less 
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