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The Highwayman

Norwich Road, Creeting St Mary IP6 8PD, England
+44 1449 760369
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Continental, British
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A friendly family welcome is extended to all who visit The Highwayman, a grade II listed 17th century timber framed building that has been sympathetically extended. Located on the A140, just a few minutes outside Ipswich, Needham Market and Stowmarket in Suffolk, The Highwayman is easily accessible and an ideal meeting point for all occasions.David & Olga took over the running of The Highwayman restaurant in Ipswich in October 2004 and warmly welcome everyone to sample the honest homecooked food, a good selection and well kept real ales. The main restaurant and galleries provide a traditional and relaxing atmosphere in the which to dine amongst soft lighting that compliments the exposed oak frame of the building.Our food is all about the ingredients which, whenever possible, are locally sourced, seasonal and always freshly prepared. In particular a relaxing Sunday lunchtime at The Highwayman is sure to become a tradition. Tuck into roast rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
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English first
Platteville, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We visited this on a week's holiday in Little Stoneham. Landlord very friendly and relaxed. Meal portions were exactly right and not the usual overload of food you often get these days. Menu is limited but our party had pretty much every combination available and all were excellent. One of the best meals I have had in ages. And reasonably... More

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Southminster, Essex
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The Highwayman Hotel and restaurant can be found off the A140, shortly after the start from the A14, travelling from Ipswich, (there is a useful service station at the roundabout) you follow the road towards Diss, but only about 2 mines, leaving the Coddenham turn off on your right you come to the Highwa7man, set back with good parking on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The barman was exceedingly friendly and service in the restaurant was very good. Good menu with plenty of tasty dishes and specials too. We would go back.

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A great find, the staff and owners were very friendly and accommodating to me my partner and our 18 month old daughter. The roast we had was excellent, the beef melted in the mouth, and would recommend the Highwayman as a great place for a meal. Will definitely be going back to try the evening menu.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I visited here for our anniversary and very much enjoyed our evening. We were made to feel very welcome by all and the whole evening was relaxed. The menu wasn't massive, but when combined with the specials both of us had options for each course. My wife had antipasti to start while I had mushrooms baked in... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Met some friends here for dinner as it was a central location. Friendly service and a good choice of specials and the standard menu. All the food was great quality and really enjoyable. All in all a great evening, we'll be back

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Just visited the highwayman after only passing it's iconic sign on the a140 hundreds of times! A Facebook friend had mentioned having their anniversary meal there and after seeing all these great reviews decided to try it on a Friday evening. We have found our new 'go to' pub as the food was superbly tasty, carefully homemade and filling. The... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited for Sunday lunch. Was pleasantly surprised to find that the chef Olga, who is Ukrainian, likes to throw in traditional dishes from her home turf - onto the menu. My wife had the fish course - Sea Bass - which was well cooked, as were the vegetables, and the portion size was generous. I tried the Golubtsi, a traditional... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Although we live just 25 minutes away we had never come across this place before and as a last minute decision turned up for a mid week lunch. Such a lovely friendly welcome from the owner and what a beautiful place. The menu was small but perfectly adequate. Both my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our meals and drinks and... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at The Highwayman. The owner, David, was really friendly and helpful and immediately offered a warm, genuine welcome. The menu offered a wide range of tasty lunches that would suit most appetites. I had a delicious cromer crab salad and my partner had good old ham, egg and chips. Both dishes were tasty and freshly... More

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