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The Cock at Lavenham

Church Street, Lavenham, England
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Ranked #10 of 17 Restaurants in Lavenham
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Travelling with a friend. Had evening meal at The Cock. I had fish and chips and my friend had soup. The meal was good and reasonably priced but the decor and the atmosphere was a little depressing. The staff also didn't seem very welcoming, but maybe an off day.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Friends took me for a day out in Lavenham and after checking the menus at the other pubs in town, we settled on the The Cock Pub. Food and service were great. There are patios in the front and rear of the pub, and we chose the rear garden as it is quieter. The pub is on the main road... More

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Tideswell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Were looking for decent food for a family in Lavenham and this fitted the bill perfectly! Decor of the pub is a little old fashioned, but not the biggest issue. Very large menu meaning everyone is catered (but also indicates a good amount of re-heating food rather than freshly cooked food). Two ales on tap, both very tasty. Very good... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We've used the Cock at Lavenham for years now, and it's been consistently good. They're busy a lot of the time (which says a lot about them!) but we've always had generous and reasonably-price portions, and the service has always been courteous. It's good to see gluten-free on their menu, although we don't need it, our son-in-law does. We like... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you are a vegetarian, beware! Meals are sold here as 'vegetarian' but contain parmesan cheese - which, as every self-respecting vegetarian knows, is NOT a vegetarian cheese. My friend and I went for the lentil roast, which was rather charred round the edges, as was the Yorkshire. However, there was a good choice of vegetables and my husband, who... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Wanted simple meal on Sunday evening.Should have been suspicious at relatively large choice in what seemed to be very quiet but large eating area.Was attracted by availability of some dishes as small portions so chose small "Roast of the Day" - beef. What came reminded me of a Tesco dinner for one - certainly not home made! My husband faired... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good wholesome food and good wholesome prices; no need to book as large restaurent and room for walk ins. Friendly staff

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The only good thing about this place is the low prices. The roasts were out of a packet and tasteless - the lamb could have been pork. The steak and the three tiny sausages were awful as well. It may be just OK for the prices but it isn't good as most reviewers claim. Agree about the 'mouthy landlady' one... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Re-visit to The Cock this weekend. As always found the food very good (prawns to start for me, calamari starter for host, battered mushrooms for other guest; mains were two x ham eggs and chips and I had the large mushroom with gowats cheese. All delicious, but as always here we found portions too large - I know that some... More

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

No faults at all for our local history group's visit yesterday - booked in advance. A variety of choices from the menu but every member was more than satisfied. The prices are reasonable; the food plentiful and there was a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and very prompt service - nothing was too much trouble. It's a shame that only a... More

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