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Wyken Vinyards, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
01359 250287
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunchtime visit

Popped in initially to eat in the cafe but it was very busy so we opted to treat ourselves and tried the restaurant instead. I'm glad we did as the food was excellent and the the bottle of wine we had was delicious (although a little more pricey than we'd normally pay). No issues with service or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
indy_suky
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Bury St Edmunds
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Three of us popped in for lunch - food was lovely - service not great, waited ages to have plates taken away, asked if we wanted dessert - no menu forthcoming had to ask for one. Waited to place order for dessert - no one came so we paid bill and walked out. Not very impressed as it is usually... More 

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Bury St Edmunds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Popped in initially to eat in the cafe but it was very busy so we opted to treat ourselves and tried the restaurant instead. I'm glad we did as the food was excellent and the the bottle of wine we had was delicious (although a little more pricey than we'd normally pay). No issues with service or quality/ quantity of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

17 years living within 30 minutes of this beautiful place and I cannot understand why I have never been here before. The setting is remarkable. Outside there is an abundance of figs growing along the building and the trunks merge wonderfully and elegantly with the wood lapping cladding the building. The interior is also a delight to the eye with... More 

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Lavenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I was taken by friends so I cannot comment on the cost although I don't think it was cheap. I am sure it was good value for what we has as the meal for all four of us was superb. Beautifully presented and really tasty. The waitress was professional and genuinely friendly without being false. The restaurant is in a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I visited this restaurant with my wife for lunch last week. It was our first time. Whilst the food and service were fine, I was extremely unsettled by the fact that it was a little like dining in a corridor. Visitors are constantly walking through the middle of the restaurant from the café to the gift shop and vice versa.... More 

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East Anglia, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The day wasn't that promising, but we risked taking a table outside (as it was too busy inside) for a light lunch. Glad we did! As always, sitting out besides the fig-tree covered wall of the converted barn is always great, and service is good even though inside was busy. Sometimes a slight feel of over-pretentiousness crept in this time... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was taken here as a surprise birthday meal in June. On arrival we were given champagne whilst we gazed over the menu. I was shocked to see the three courses were only £27.95 per person and even more amazed and delighted with the delicious dishes we tried. A must is the risotto with squid ink which was light and... More 

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is first class dining in a beautiful barn with a wonderful ambiance. We enjoyed a crab starter, the best lamb dish we have ever eaten followed by an outstanding panna cotta. The sparkling wine from their vineyard was a delightful accompaniment to our meal. It is really a special place for a celebratory occasion and the service was outstanding.... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We ate on a Friday and there were only a few tables left empty. We ate from a set three-course menu that was £27.95 per person - which we felt was very good value for the quality of food on offer in such a great location. Our starters - rice balls and crab croquette - were both absolutely superb -... More 

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Fareham, Hants, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not a huge choice of meals for lunch, even less when those containing garlic were removed, including the burger. I settled for a brie, bacon and cranberry sandwich served with very hot chunky chips and salad. This had garlic dressing on despite informing them of the allergy. Apologies were given and the offending salad removed. The sandwich was lovely, the... More 

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Address: Wyken Vinyards, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
Phone Number: 01359 250287
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stanton
Cuisine: British

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wyken Vinyards, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stanton
  • Phone Number: 01359 250287

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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