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Sutherland House

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55 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DN, England
01502 724 544
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Sutherland House is not just Southwolds only seafood restaurant, it is...
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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Visitor rating
  • 592
    Excellent
  • 111
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 17
    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
Fabulous food !

As returning guests we are never disappointed with our favourite Southwold restaurant - food cooked to perfection and superbly presented with deserts to die for ! We love this place my husband has also found his perfect steak too ! Service always friendly - we took our son and partner as first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jan K
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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765 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

As returning guests we are never disappointed with our favourite Southwold restaurant - food cooked to perfection and superbly presented with deserts to die for ! We love this place my husband has also found his perfect steak too ! Service always friendly - we took our son and partner as first timers Saturday night and they haven't stopped talking... More 

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

it is always a pleasure to look after such lovely guests, see you soon More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Just had to mention what a lovely lunch we had at Sutherland house on bank holiday Monday. We sat in the garden at the rear of the restaurant in the sunshine with a glass of wine and enjoyed the seafood platter. The service was excellent, and now we know we can take our little dog, we will definitely be back.... More 

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

it was a lovely weekend and I am pleased you were able to enjoy our garden, see you here again soon i hope More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Three of us visited for dinner on the evening of 20th May and found it to be a complete success. Starters superb, the Duck pate, Crab Taco and Squid with Salt and Pepper coating. After persuading my 2 companions to sample my squid, they are now confident to order it again in future, something neither of them would have done... More 

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

I am so glad you enjoyed your evening with us, thank you for taking the time to post us a review, hope to see you here again soon More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I would highly recommend the food. However we got chatting to one of the members of staff (friendly chap) who proceeded to swear on 3 occasions infront of my 2 and half year old son!We found this language highly inappropriate and put a damper on what was potentially a lovely family meal out

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

Dear guest, I am pleased that you enjoyed your food, found me to be friendly and felt you could recommend us, however, I am obviously shocked and horrified that you were in some way offended and felt that the mutual banter we shared could in some way be categorised as swearing. More 

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Started with the best ever starter-crab taco. Generous portions and wonderful taste. Hope this starter stays on the summer menu for a while. Then had the special - lobster and crab risotto. Absolutely amazing and so much lobster. Want this added to the menu permanently please! All washed down with a bottle of Rey Santo wine - my new favourite... More 

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

It is lovely that as one of our regulars you have seen our menu change so often. Thank you once again for your lovely comments and we look forward to seeing you here again soon More 

Ipswich,UK
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here,the room was quite dark,service was ok.The BLT was very nice,but I wouldn't make a point of making sure I had to return,evening dinner might have been better.

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

Glad you liked the food and the service, it is obviously a pity we did not score higher. thank you for taking the time to post More 

Westerham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had a super lunch here on Sunday - the roast beef dinner was one of the best ever I've had. We ate outside in garden as we had our dog,with us. Excellent service and the food was good.

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

it is lovely that our guests can finally enjoy our garden, it is certainly my favorite place to eat in the summer More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Superb meal, my first visit was wonderful I enjoyed every morsel and didn't want any dish to end. We loved it so much we booked for the following night determined to eat something different from the first. This meal was also superb but my favourite food was Hake with Razor Clam and the Espresso panacotta with hazelnut brittle. We had... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review, it was lovely that you decided to come back to us. See you soon for your birthday celebrations More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent food relaxed environment staff friendly, despite it was the waitress first day one could not complain about the service where as other restaurants in the tend to rush you this is the opposite. The food and wine we had a good selection it was hot well presented as was the wine overall a very good end to the day... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words, I will pass on your comments to all of the staff concerned More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have eaten at Sutherland House several times. Excellent restaurant which gets better each time. An interesting menu featuring great food, most of it locally sourced. Comprehensive wine list. Andy is a superb host, and the staff are friendly and efficient. Lovely old building - one of the oldest in the town, and recently renovated to a high standard. Definitely... More 

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it is always a pleasure to welcome back such lovely guests More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: 01502 724 544

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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