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The Townhouse Restaurant

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4a Orwell Place, Ipswich IP4 1BB, England
+44 1473 230254
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Nestled in the heart of Ipswich, The Townhouse Restaurant is a relaxed and...
Nestled in the heart of Ipswich, The Townhouse Restaurant is a relaxed and intimate venue for however the mood takes you; from a simple coffee or a glass of wine from our extensive list; to light lunch or a full dinner, we are able and willing to meet all your needs.All of our food is prepared from fresh in situ by our outstanding kitchen team, led by our fabulous head chef, Jason. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
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  • 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
Superb for Pre-Theatre Dinner

We were due to go to the Regent at Ipswich and decided to grab a meal beforehand, so picked the Townhouse. It was a good choice! The food was excellent, the service very attentive and because they knew that we were due at the theatre, the meal came up quickly. 2 courses for £16, well prepared... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Tony W
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Colchester, Essex
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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Colchester, Essex
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were due to go to the Regent at Ipswich and decided to grab a meal beforehand, so picked the Townhouse. It was a good choice! The food was excellent, the service very attentive and because they knew that we were due at the theatre, the meal came up quickly. 2 courses for £16, well prepared and fresh ingredients was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I visited today (29-Jun-15) and it was perfect throughout, smooth and friendly service, great food and generous portions. It might not hit Michelin Star levels, but it's pretty damn close. Tastecard 2for1 meant the bill for two with wine was £43. Perfect for an excellent midweek dinner and plenty of space suggests the weekend would be just as good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I came a couple of years ago for a Christmas meal and I can't say I was too impressed. The food was really slow and they messed up our bill by adding 2 bottles of wine to the table. Luckily a few of us hadn't been drinking and we noticed.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was pushed for time as I was visiting the theatre so wanted something nice to eat in a hurry- stumbled across this gem. Welcomed by a very knowledgable waitress who pointed out the meals that would be quick. I went for the platter as a main and it was delicious. I would love to come here again when I'm... More 

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North Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Ate here before attending a concert at the Regent Theatre. Good food, excellent service. Definitely somewhere to visit again.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My partner took me to the Town House Restaurant this evening for my birthday treat. It was exceptional. The warm welcome, attentive service and excellent food left us wanting for nothing. I highly recommend it and look forward to the next visit.

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Kings Lynn
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Not being local, we booked dinner here via the internet. We chose it based on favourable reviews of it and a menu that looked as if it would suit our dietary requirements. What we didn't notice anywhere was any mention of the number of stairs up to the dining area. Not great for anyone with mobility problems. However, we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went here on valentines night this year. The food and service was excellent. I will definately come again.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Having previously been here for a pre theatre set menu meal, was keen to try it again without having to rush. Its well laid out on three small floors, with a bar area downstairs and two small rooms upstairs. No draught ales disappointingly. Relaxed atmosphere and although it was full the night we were in, it was easy to hear... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We recently had our daughters 18th birthday meal here for 12 people ! What can I say !!! Fabulous food , service and staff. They very accommodating and are great hosts.. Thank you for yet another fantastic evening at the townhouse.

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Additional Information about The Townhouse Restaurant

Address: 4a Orwell Place, Ipswich IP4 1BB, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 230254
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 39
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4a Orwell Place, Ipswich IP4 1BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 230254

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients

Description

Nestled in the heart of Ipswich, The Townhouse Restaurant is a relaxed and intimate venue for however the mood takes you; from a simple coffee or a glass of wine from our extensive list; to light lunch or a full dinner, we are able and willing to meet all your needs.All of our food is prepared from fresh in situ by our outstanding kitchen team, led by our fabulous head chef, Jason. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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