We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Ixworth Restaurants

Theobalds Restaurant

68 High Street, Ixworth, Ixworth IP31 2HJ, England
+44 (0)1359 231707
Website
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Ixworth
Price range: $24 - $31
Cuisines: English, French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

51 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    36
    13
    1
    1
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Spalding, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went on Saturday evening whilst in the area for the weekend. This restaurant had been recommended to us and met up with our expectations. Warm welcome upon arrival and was able to sit in the lounge area in front of a roaring fire, where we were able to have a pre dinner drink whilst browsing the menu. Canapés were served... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buntingford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A really nice intimate restaurant that serves good food and has a good wine selection. Obviously not cheap but well worth the money. Went on a Sunday at lunchtime so the menu was cut down a bit. Still plenty to choose from. Served well and friendly staff. Would like to go back for an evening when next in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
bury st edmunds suffolk
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Although the food was superb, there was no background music, so the restaurant lacked any atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Suffolk
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Having lived in Suffolk for 20+ years and eat out regularly we have missed going north of the A14 and hence not visited Thoballds. Don't make that mistake - go north and see what you can get from this gem of a restaurant. Turbot A1 with just the correct balance of tasty risotto, local steak with a delightful well constituted... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This little gem of a restaurant has been in business since 1982 and is run beautifully by the husband and wife owners after whom it is named. It is several years since our last visit and I think our first in the summer months. The whole experience was joyous and deserved to be shared by more diners. It was a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very nice meal, all courses were very good, and the service was excellent. They have a hidden gem at the back, so if the weather is warm, ask to sit outside before your meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Market Weston
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We went for dinner last Friday evening, we live near-bye, but for some reason, we haven't been here for 10 years or so. We had starters, mains and desserts.. The twice baked cheese soufflé was historic and we loved presentation and taste of the main course and the taste and range of potatoes and vegetables. Without question, the best restaurant... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Thetford
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Please God, not too many people will learn about this local secret. Part of its charm is that it never seems too busy, probably due to meticulous planning of 'table letting' by the management. The result is that the floor staff never seem to be under too much pressure and I presume that this is also true of the kitchen.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chelmsford
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Great place to eat full of charm. Good food, slightly old fashioned setting but doesn't pretend to be something it's not. Well worth a visit

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beccles, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I was taken to Theobald's by a friend and his Son (they live close by and are regulars) and I was blown away, loved everything about it. Theobalds would be a gem in Mayfair, never mind Ixworth. Everything about the restaurant screams quality. Every single part of every dish is both locally sourced and prepared in the restaurant kitchen including... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Theobalds Restaurant also viewed

 
Stowlangtoft, Bury St. Edmunds
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
 

Been to Theobalds Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Theobalds Restaurant

Address: 68 High Street, Ixworth, Ixworth IP31 2HJ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1359 231707
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ixworth
Average Prices: USD 24 - 31
Cuisine: English, French

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing