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Ipswich Waterfront

| Waterfront Building 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1QJ, England
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Another dockland repurposed

Ipswich Waterfront, like so many UK former working ports, is having a bit of a makeover. Where... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
The-Old-Scribe
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Meal and the view

The Waterfront in Ipswich is not only a great place to eat out, but also has some lovely views... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DeborahB02
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Waterfront Building 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1QJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ipswich Waterfront, like so many UK former working ports, is having a bit of a makeover. Where stevedores once heaved cargos on and off coasters and ocean going ships, waiters now heave delicate platefuls of posh nosh before diners. What elevates Ipswich Waterfront above the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Waterfront in Ipswich is not only a great place to eat out, but also has some lovely views across the river. There are a number of restaurants and bars all offering different style of food. Never been disappointed wherever have eaten. It's possible to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Could have done with better signs and signs of mileage there was little guidance. would have been good to have been able to know the distance as a visitor who didn't know town it was difficult to follow where you were.

Thank Sue C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The redevelopment here is very interesting and for boat lovers a must see sight. There are occasional festivities along the front with stalls selling fast food. The bars here are busy at weekends. It's worth a diversion to spend time here. It can be quiet...More

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfront is being improved but has a good selection of restaurants and bars. Good for evening meals and morning coffee. Attractive old buildings. On and new boats moored up. Take a walk along it and you will not be disappointed.

Thank DandK490
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ididnt even realise Ipswich had a waterfront till i arrived and i have to say ehat a waterftont it is. Blending old and new with nice views boats and pnenty 9f places to est and drink

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited the waterfront with friends and it’s great. I wide choice of restaurants and bars catering for all budgets. To top it all the marina is full of boats which i love. It’s lovely to walk along the waterfront after a meal and soak up...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Very good food, service and ambience. All our expectations were exceeded and that is not something often happens. Thank you to the team

Thank teishex
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Great place for a stroll especially on a sunny day and a bite to eat in the many bars, cafes and restaurants.

Thank Felixstowe2016
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

It's ok if you are passing by but doesn't warrant a special visit in itself. Ipswich waterfront was once a grubby but interesting location with fascination for anyone interested in industrial archaeology but now is soulless row of buildings (with the exception of the old...More

Thank GibBob
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Misty T
May 14, 2017|
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Response from DASHDerbyshire | Reviewed this property |
Town offered lots of venues, puns and Resteraunts, don't know about the club scene!
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April 21, 2017|
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Response from Teresa G | Reviewed this property |
It is approx a 15 minute walk ~ 5 minutes in a taxi. Have a fantastic time
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Response from cg2792 | Reviewed this property |
There is one next to the university building and another next to dance east.
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