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The Galley

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Mediterranean, Vegetarian, British, International, European, Turkish
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21 Market Hill, Woodbridge IP12 4LX, England
+44 1394 380055
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Today
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Description: A family run restaurant offering fine dining in a relaxed and informal...
A family run restaurant offering fine dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
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  • 235
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friday night Dinner

What a lovely evening we had with friends! The food was superb especially the Turkish lamb stew. Well worth a visit and what a delightful restaurant and ugur vata is a great host

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chris W
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely evening we had with friends! The food was superb especially the Turkish lamb stew. Well worth a visit and what a delightful restaurant and ugur vata is a great host

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1 Thank Chris W
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked the private dinning room several months earlier it became obvious our numbers had increased to excess. Not a problem at all, I was offered the amazing cellar - wow ! we all loved having a very special family dinner in an atmospheric room. Guests trickled in late apologetic to be met with "not a problem" just what I... More 

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1 Thank march725
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to he Galley for a birthday meal. Despite it being a midweek booking, the restaurant was busy with people walking in off the street as a recommendation. The welcome, as always, was amazing - the staff attentive and always on hand. The lobster is to die for! Already made two future bookings. Definitely recommend. Thanks... More 

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Thank Sally B
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a last minute night out on Saturday. Have long held the view that whilst Woodbridge is well served with foodie pubs , if you want the best " eating out" then The Galley is number one. Menu was packed with tempting dishes and we ended up eating from the Specials with scallop, razor-clam and mussel mariniere followed by veal... More 

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Thank Simon B
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at The Galley for lunch on a Saturday. We both had the Scallop,Razor Clam & Moules Mariniere - it was amazing. The Mariniere sauce was very light and tasty and complimented the seafood perfectly. The Razor Clam had leek and was delicious. A fabulous lunch at the best restaurant in Woodbridge.

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Thank Stu_ipswich
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at The Galley on New Year’s Eve and we were not disappointed. As always the food and wine were superb

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Thank Mary G
Suffolk
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148 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This smallish restaurant packs a large punch when it comes to food. We tucked greedily into a fish soup made from crab and other fish with croutes and a pleasing rouille. We followed with a lamb stew with authentic Moroccan style flavours and a beautiful piece of seared halibut in a Thai cream sauce. This was delicious. The sticky toffee... More 

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Thank frankafile
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We have been eating at the Galley for the last 3 years but never got around to letting everyone know how excellent our food and service has been on every occasion. Thank you all for making every visit memorable.

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Thank David H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited on Christmas Day for lunch. Ugur and his staff were extremely attentive, it was a busy Christmas lunch and nothing was too much trouble. The food was spot on and we were not hurried at all. We have visited The Galley on many occasions and we always receive good service and great food. Well worth a visit.

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2 Thank Mandy S
Surrey
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137 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We last came here in May and it was our first port of call once arriving in Suffolk. Ugur and Claude recognised us upon arrival and quickly whisked us upstairs. We had the mezzo starter between 3 of us, my mother in law is gluten intolerant and they made specially for her a salad as they did not have gluten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Market Hill, Woodbridge IP12 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 380055

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, British, International, European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups

Description

A family run restaurant offering fine dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Saturday
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
7 months ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?