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Squires Restaurant

Bedford Lodge Hotel | Bury Road, Newmarket CB8 7BX, England (Formerly The Orangery)
01638 663175
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Ranked #10 of 65 Restaurants in Newmarket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $62
Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Description: Squires Restaurant at Bedford Lodge Hotel has undergone a stunning refurbishment and menu overhaul. The walls are adorned with carefully selected pieces of art mostly conducive of still life which bring the artistic decor into being. The vibrant colour scheme of rich raspberry and subtle lime combined with the amazing food, make for a charismatic ambience, especially during the evening when the lights are dimmed and the lanterns are glowing. This intimate restaurant is perfectly suited for long, leisurely chats over a bottle of choice Sauvignon or other pickings from the vineyards of France, Italy and the New World. The expertly selected wine list is enhanced by the eclectic menus and delectable selection of dishes. Whether it’s business or pleasure, a light lunch with friends or romantic dinner for two, Squires Restaurant is a recipe for success. Staff who aim to please, chefs who deliver and management who know how to manage... the ‘proof is in the pudding’, as they say.
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Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Description: Squires Restaurant at Bedford Lodge Hotel has undergone a stunning refurbishment and menu overhaul. The walls are adorned with carefully selected pieces of art mostly conducive of still life which bring the artistic decor into being. The vibrant colour scheme of rich raspberry and subtle lime combined with the amazing food, make for a charismatic ambience, especially during the evening when the lights are dimmed and the lanterns are glowing. This intimate restaurant is perfectly suited for long, leisurely chats over a bottle of choice Sauvignon or other pickings from the vineyards of France, Italy and the New World. The expertly selected wine list is enhanced by the eclectic menus and delectable selection of dishes. Whether it’s business or pleasure, a light lunch with friends or romantic dinner for two, Squires Restaurant is a recipe for success. Staff who aim to please, chefs who deliver and management who know how to manage... the ‘proof is in the pudding’, as they say.
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I visited Squires at The Bedford Lodge Hotel for breakfast as non-residents. The welcome, service and food was excellent.

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Norfolk, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The service and food was excellent. We ordered from the set menu and was very impressed with the quality and presentation of all the courses.

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Redditch
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Took dinner here during a recent stay at the hotel. I could not fault anything about the meal or service. Well presented tasty food from a varied menu all served by extremely friendly & helpful staff. I have reviewed the hotel separately but just to confirm both hotel & restaurant compliment each other very well.

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London
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128 reviews 128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

How this restaurant gets so well rated is a mystery to me, particularly that it has two AA rosettes. The service was charming but the overambitious menu did not produce success, the best dish was the scallops to start, but the bream was disappointing, supposed with Guinness bacon, of which there was no sign, though the chef came out to... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had dinner here as we were staying at the Bedford Lodge Hotel and it was simply delicious, a bit expensive maybe but you get what you pay.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We dined in the Squires restaurant as part of a spa break package, the food is amazing, service is superb, cannot fault this restaurant for choice and food, try it - soon!

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Excellent service, lovely restaurant, delicious food on the set menu. Staff very helpful, we had a table of 14 then 2 more joined us so they just set extra places and chairs.

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Lincolnshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Food is great, very flavoursome! Well presented, probably a little pricey to be fair, but DO try it!

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Newmarket, Suffolk, UK
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We chose the restaurant for my 70th birthday lunch. Chose it because of the variety of food on the menu. We have some very fussy eaters who like simple food. I wanted something special for a special day. Everyone was happy. Service was excellent and my dessert was also iced with birthday greetings. A very nice touch. Can't wait to... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Dinner was included with the break, 3 courses the waitress (cant remember her name) was amazing. she was a credit to the resturant! lovely meal, a little over priced for the portion sizes but overall cant complain

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