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Sutherland House

55 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DN, England
01502 724 544
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Ranked #1 of 39 restaurants in Southwold
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Sutherland House is not just Southwolds only seafood restaurant, it is also a neighbourhood restaurant which serves local food for local people.
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92% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went to Sutherland House for dinner while enjoying a weekend stay in Southwold. Having read some rave reviews we had high hopes, especially as we'd already eaten at some excellent local restaurants. Maybe we expected too much - the menu was ok but we didn't feel spoilt for choice. My steak was cooked nicely, but my... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It is very pleasing to see that the Tripadvisor community is delivering the value as certainly this recommended restaurant does what it says on the tin. They have a walled garden than in summer is very pleasant and a great place to have a light meal with a glass of wine or Champagne The tapas in the lunch menu where... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

great fresh seafood dishes and brilliant menu selection. Steaks were beautifully cooked to order and sides were perfect. Turkish delight icecream was amazing and a brilliant selection of teas. Thank you Sutherland House :D

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had dinner while on holiday in Southwold. All the food was excellently cooked and beautifully presented. The wines are excellent and good value for money. The staff are very friendly and it is a very relaxed dining experience. Overall it is a very good value restaurant. We will definitely be back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent food. I ordered the lobster and it was the best I've ever tasted. However I did feel that the staff got a bit over familar as the night went on with some of the comments they made. Also the ambient music was also a bit dodgy and out of keeping with the prices we were paying. It was particularly... More

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Andy R, Owner at Sutherland House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words regarding our food, sorry about the music choice that evening, we usually stream carefully selected ambient music in the restaurant, however, the night in question we were experiencing Internet problems, hence the music choice and cutting off of music that evening. I am sorry if it spoilt your evening, I know exactly... More

13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

One of my friend recommended us to stop at Southwold when we were to Norwich. The place is fantastic, lovely seaview from the beach and the upper walkpath all along the beach. We parked at the caravan park and walked to the pier, that's lovely. When we returned from the pier, we decided to walk at the upper walkpath and... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a super family dinner at the Sutherland House - great food, warm welcome and efficient service

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely evening at this restaurant. The atmosphere is very relaxed, even though it quite easily could be pretentious. We were offered an amuse bouche and some delicious home-made paprika bread. Had a starter, mains and dessert and none of them dissapointed. Good food for a special evening.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I decided to have lunch here as it was rated number 1 on Tripadvisor . We were certainly not disappointed. We opted for 6 tapas dishes and every single one of them were simply superb. My husband's favourite was the crab dish and mine was the salt and pepper squid. Absolutely delicious. Beautifully presented, and perfectly seasoned.... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We visited Sutherland House for dinner after attending a brewery tour around Adnams Brewery. Staff were welcoming and knowledgeable about dishes and wine. The menu contained many fish dishes. Food arrived promptly and tasted wonderful. We all had something different and none of us were disappointed.

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