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All 16 Lavenham Restaurants

Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Market Place, Lavenham CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247431
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Lavenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $90
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The epitome of elegance and fine dining, The Great House offers its customers and individual twist on classical French cooking in addition to traditional 'Haute cuisine'. A charming and comfortable boutique hotel as well as a restaurant, it is highly acclaimed and has won many accolades, including Best Restaurant with Rooms (The Good Hotel Guide), on of Britain's Top 100 Restaurants (The Sunday Times & Hardens Guide) and East of England Restaurant of the Year (Which? Good Food Guide).
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have eaten here occasionally for more than twenty years and it has always seemed an oasis of French excellence in Suffolk profonde. At £33.50 for three courses the Sunday lunch menu is reasonable value. I started with yellow fin tuna loin, microtome-thin, marinated in olive oil and served with dots and dabs of wasabi, apple, coriander coulis, apple jelly... More 

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bury st edmunds
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant for years and it has never failed to provide a superlative dining experience. The food is of a consistently high quality, beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. The service is discreet, attentive and friendly and the surroundings are comfortable. Taken all together one is left with a sense of wellbeing from eating and being looked... More 

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woodbridge uk
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194 reviews 194 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Wonderful setting in beautiful Lavenham. 8 of us for lunch (you need to book). From the start the service was excellent. Friendly, well-trained staff who were always attentive. Lovely food. You won't get fat on the portion size so we were glad we ordered bread. Perhaps some potatoes would have welcomed. Not too expensive either. Would have been nice to... More 

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Visited for a celebration. Food and service excellent, prompt and attentive. Would thoroughly recommend ~ it is clear why it receives the feedback it does.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We last commented on The Great House five years ago when we had something like five years' experience of regular visits. Those regular visits have continued and on our last visit a week ago we found everything as superb as it was five, or even, ten years ago! We, and many of our friends have found it worth the nearly... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We visited the Lavenham Great House on Saturday 22nd November to celebrate my wife's 70th Birthday. The Great House had agreed that they would provide a special birthday cake with a personal birthday message on. There were 4 adults and our granddaughter in the party. On opening the door we went into the dining room which was full of light,... More 

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Vilamoura, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

From the moment you enter this very attractive building and you are ushered past the delicious sweets on the trolley, you know you are in for a treat. Seating is comfortable and there is plenty of space in this elegant dining room. The waiting staff are knowledgable and helpful, courteous and discreet. The menu is always tempting and we often... More 

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Wonderful food,superb service.The room was beautifully decorated by Tudor Rose and the music provided by Estilo.A day we will never forget!!!

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lovely rooms and wonderful food. Staff attentive without being intrusive.Really gives the impression of how a great family run restaurant should be. Mt wife left her jewelry box behind. We were emailed the next day as to how to deal with this/ The Great House sent it on by registered mail. They really look after their guests and I'm not... More 

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suffolk england
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Another fabulous lunch at this very special location, superb food and wonderful staff . Looking forward to returning.

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Additional Information about Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Address: Market Place, Lavenham CO10 9QZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lavenham
Average Prices: USD 34 - 90
Cuisine: European, French, Mediterranean

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