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Thompson's Bistro

52 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury CO10 2ET, England
+44 1787 375752
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Ranked #7 of 75 Restaurants in Sudbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Now under new management - please see our new listing as 'The Wine Bar on Gainsborough Street'. Close to the town center and the house of Thomas Gainsborough. We are a small restaurant with some lovely features and great atmosphere. Open from Wednesday to Saturday.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Now under new management - please see our new listing as 'The Wine Bar on Gainsborough Street'. Close to the town center and the house of Thomas Gainsborough. We are a small restaurant with some lovely features and great atmosphere. Open from Wednesday to Saturday.
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English first
Hertfordshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

The telephone number no longer works and there does not appear to be an alternative. Previous poor reviews and two changes of name may have caused it to close.

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Have frequented this establishment for a few years now.Firstly it needs to decide what it is a front room or a bar bistro. Tables are shabby, the walls are full of mismatched pictures and family pics which look naff.Beautiful solid wood flooring has been replaced with felt type cheap carpet.The whole place is grubby including the kitchen which I got... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been regulars for some time and can only highly recommend this establishment. The food is always good, we have had great service and the wine selection is , although not cheap, of very good quality and worth the extra. From just a few drinks to a full night out and even a private function, this place is great.

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food is always excellent - of the highest quality and beautifully cooked. The menu is limited but suitable for most tastes. The atmosphere is always very welcoming.

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suffolk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have had over the last few years wonderful food and drink in this wine bar and restaurant just off market square in sudbury. A family owned business David, the owner, starts his day at the David's Deli cafe adjacent to the restaurant serving the best coffee in town, all varieties of teas,delicious sandwiches, soup, eggs, cheese or parma ham... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner & I can honestly say the food was amazing. I had fish, hubby had the burger. Good sized portions. There is an offer for 3 dishes (small plates) £10 which we will do next time. Service friendly, quick and nothing too much trouble. Can't wait to go back.

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Sudbury, Suffolk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a lovely place to eat whether in the restaurant or coffee shop/deli, the food is fresh and seasonal, the chef is very good, the service is friendly and welcoming. The two rooms are just the right size: not big enough to feel barn-like and not small enough to hear everyone at the next table, the nicest kind of... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I love Thompson's Bistro! whether it is for a quiet lunch, dinner or just popping in for a glass of wine, the staff are very friendly and the ambiance is excellent. Just a very short walk from Market Square.

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Freshly prepared high quality ingredients, sensible prices. Warm and genuine welcome, (none of that "Have a nice day" insincerity) Day-times ideal for all sorts from the best coffee in Sudbury, to a quality made snack, yet in the evening, it changes to an unpretentious quality restaurant, It's the kind of place that you can feel just at home having a... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Went to try something new in town but was pretty underwhelmed. Sort of place builders take their girlfriends on a Friday night.

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