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The Brewery Tap

Cliff Road | Cliff Quay, Ipswich, England
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Ranked #27 of 326 Restaurants in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is a lovely Gastro Pub, the new owners took over in October 2009 and have fantastic plans. They only serve locally brewed Bitter and Lager plus a great wine list. Mike is a fantastic chef and the staff are always friendly, smiling and helpful. Lots of space for private parties or meetings. Daily fresh menu with local produce.
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English first
Bristol
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I couldn't fault a meal I had at the Tap recently. The pint of prawns starter is just about a meal in itself - the glass must have had 50+ prawns in it. I followed this up with perfectly cooked fish and chips with mushy peas to die for and then had pear parfait crumble for dessert which was also... More

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Suffolk UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Still a dingy old place. the location does not help it..admittedly not too much can be done...although the car park could be smartened up..the toilets need improving very grubby and smelling so damp and old. This pub is not renovated at all. Food different choices but changed daily. The day I went not suitable for me, pigeon, veal and ox... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Excellent choice of different lagers/ales/beers and food menu that changes regularly. We were lucky to get a table however I would recommend booking! Price 2 mains 2 desserts 3 beers £46 can't fault that especially for the quality.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The food costs much more than I would like to pay so if you won't object to the heavy prices for high-quality food then have at it.

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East Anglia, UK
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142 reviews 142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As always keen to enjoy the remaining summer, we ate outside, overlooking the more commercial part of the docks in Ipswich. We understood that the place was about to be surprisingly busy with a lot of bookings, but we were served quickly and the staff were friendly and attentive. As we arrived fairly early (before 1900), it did take a... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice relaxed atmosphere for a meal, delicious well cooked food. The staff were friendly and helpful. Very impressed with the way they were able to cater to my needs and make a dairy free pudding.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

my wife and i have Just had a meal at the Brewery Tap and what a lovely meal we had cooked to perfection and plenty of it shouldnt have had the cheesecake as we were stuffed just as well we only had one to share

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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Party of seven on Friday night - recommended by the B&B who called to get us a table and a cab; warned us not to be put off by the exterior. It was all we had been led to expect. Service was friendly and helpful in guiding our selection of beers; samples were offered, a bad pint was noticed right... More

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Framlingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Brewery Tap is a very good pub. The food is good relaxed pub food, although I though the pork I had was a tad bland. This place is great for a relaxed dinner

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place is a hidden gem, and if it was not for that diversion when we had that downpour I would have never found it. We went in here for lunch and well, the food was awesome, everything you could ask for in a simple meal. Did take a little time, but its cooked to order and well anything that... More

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Address: Cliff Road | Cliff Quay, Ipswich, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
Cuisine: International

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