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“Excellent food & service at reasonable price” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Fountain

The Fountain
The Street, Tuddenham, Ipswich IP6 9BT, England
01473 785377
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Tuddenham
Cuisines: English, Contemporary, Bistro, Gastropub
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Excellent food & service at reasonable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011 via mobile

Love the fountain - tried other places but keep coming back. Food and service are excellent - only complaint, as it is always so busy, it is sometimes noisy ( take a tip, if it is busy, eat in the bar area)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Suffolk
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good food with taste”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

A good simple restaurant with honest tasty food. Very popular even during the week so should book in advance. Nice outdoor area for eating or just having a drink.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Consistently excellent food, with exceptional service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011 via mobile

The fountain has become a regular destination for us over the last couple of years. It doesn't take itself too seriously as a gastropub, and whilst it's not a drinkers pub it is somewhere where you can visit with short notice and enjoy the kind of quality food that beats so many of the local hotspots. Food wise it's up there with salt house harbour, milsoms and even Hintlesham hall. It's nicely down to earth with friendly staff. Sure, it's no bargain basement but the venison we had last night would have been £20+ anywhere else . It was £14 and truly spectacular.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Wauchope, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Great Meal Sept 2010”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Ate here Sept 2010 with my son and father. The service was excellant and the food also. I had a salmon steal with vegetablesand it was A+ my father had the liver and was exremely appy with is order and my son had the burger and fries which also was excellant.
Bar service to table was also very good on the night. Bearing in mind these are country people into a laid back atmosphere.

There is an outside smokinh area covered by sails whichwas very comfortable for those who smoke and the pub is approx 4mile soutside Ipswich on the Tuddenham road.
Highly recommended

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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IPSWICH ENGLAND
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“After hearing good reports we thought we...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010 via mobile

After hearing good reports we thought we would try it but was a bit disappointed , my main course steak was very fatty but was replaced with a better one although I then had to eat by myself as everyone else had finished.
After speaking to the manager who was not very polite he agreed not to charge us for my main course , but overall was disappointed with the evening.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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