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Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Market Place, Lavenham CO10 9OZ, England
+44 1787 247431
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Lavenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $97
Cuisines: French
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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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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This is one of our local top restaurants and we eat here a few times a year, unfortunately, based one last evenings experience, it is resting on reputation. Our bill was nearly £150 including a fair tip for two people for two and one half courses and four glasses of wine. This would be at the top end of the... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We had lunch at this restaurant with a well-travelled friend from Hong Kong. Not only we but she as well were impressed with the environment and ambience from the start. The menu included a wide variety and, despite the restaurant being full, the service throughout was exemplary. My duck was just one highlight. I thought the restaurant offered excellent value... More

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Clare, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

We were recommended to try the restaurant by a mutual friend, We were in know way disappointed, from the original table enquiry to the exemplary food and service. looking forward to a return trip and certainly be recommending to others.

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London
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant on a recent trip to Suffolk. We took the set Sunday lunch menu and it was fantastic from start to finish - my husband said it was the best meal he has eaten! Cannot recommend highly enough. The set menu price of £33 was very reasonable for the service, presentation and quality of food... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The dining experience is excellent, the food is very good and the staff are excellent and cannot do enough for you, there is a cosy atmospher to the restraunts which lends its sell to business meals or quiet meals for a couple, this may be seen as expensive but I'm a firm believer that you get what you pay for... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Small and intimate setting in a brilliant location. The Great House is a touch of France. Everything is stylish yet understated. The service is top class. The menu and wine list both superior. The food - is exceptional without being pretentious. It does all come at a price, this is expensive, but well priced for what you get. Do your... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The dining room is elegant. The service is first class. The food is beautifully presented and delicious. As good as a Michelin starred restaurant and without any unnecessary foams, liquid nitrogen, etc.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

One of the best restaurant meals I've had in recent memory. The food was delicious and well presented, the setting and ambience very pleasant. Service was quick and attentive at first and although it did become a little less so as the restaurant filled up, this is a very minor gripe. Compared to a couple of our recent meals out,... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This has been my favourite place to eat in East Anglia for a long time. They have upped their game recently and it is even better. Delicious set lunch is amazing value. As good as plenty of places with much higher ratings in the GFG and Michelin. Go even if you have to make journey.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Six of us had dinner here recently and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food is first class of a modern european style. We opted for the set menu at £33 and cannot complain. The cheese board presentation by the owner is pure theatre I would certainly recommend if ever you're in the Suffolk region

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Additional Information about Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Address: Market Place, Lavenham CO10 9OZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lavenham
Average Prices: USD 37 - 97
Cuisine: French

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