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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited as part of a group of ten recently. Food bookings not accepted but we 'phoned in advance to tell them that a large group would be visiting for a meal. We were told that it wouldn't be a problem and they were true to their word. Orders were taken, and served quickly and efficiently - a well run... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Wonderful outlook from room. Very clean and rooms warm and look good, loads of hot water. Breakfast served in bar, but fire not lit so a bit chilly. Plates always cold so food did not stay warm for long, spinach with most dishes, personally i didnt think food was very good and quite dear for specials that were... More 

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London
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a Suffolk coastal walk and, as my friend recalled this historic pub from previous visits, we decided to stop here on a bitterly cold day to have a pint and some soup. The Eel is now part of the Adnam's pub chain and suitably polished. A nice variety of Adnams ales though no guest beers - which... More 

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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

A place we come to relatively often and food is always good. They have a lovely garden and being a pleasant august evening we sat outside. My hubbie had sausages and mash which he really liked and I had crab salad which was good but only criticism I would make is it was not over generous compared to others I... More 

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Stayed here for just one night, wished it had been more. The room was beautifully decorated and extremely clean. Had tea and coffee making facilities which was lovely. Great place to stay too if you are going to RSPB Minsmere as it's just up the road.

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Purley
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We were spending a couple of days in and around Minsmere. We have driven past The Eels Foot Inn many times and it always looked inviting. We only stayed one night but we will be back. A really traditional pub with a good selection of beers, excellent evening meal and very good breakfast. The room was spacious and very comfortable... More 

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Mermaid Waters, Australia
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went there for Sunday lunch at three o'clock, when other pubs in the area had closed off lunch. They are amazing at turning out so many meals (serving from 12pm to 9pm) quickly and of high quality from an extensive menu. Four of us had cod with hand cut fries, house made tartare sauce, and peas. Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We wher staying near by and the eels foot was recommended to us. We wher not disappointed. Got there late evening and it was busy so thought we would be out of luck. The staff said we could have a drink while we wait for a table. Within 10 minutes they got us a table. The staff and locals are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

Delicious home cooked food served by friendly staff in charming little village pub. The gardens been voted best pub garden by the Telegaph a few years ago, nice to sit in there as well as the front of the pub. I

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London
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Had dinner at the Eels Foot last week. Was pouring with rain so the kids didn't get to enjoy the playground. But the food was good. We had calamari which, despite being frozen (the staff were very honest!) was delicious. I then had a fantastic mushroom pizza. We also had a margarita pizza and a veggie curry - all good.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Eels Foot Inn

Address: Leiston Road, Eastbridge IP16 4SN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Eastbridge
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Eels Foot Hotel Eastbridge
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“Did not stay in inn”
 of 5 bubbles williamsW6126YJ, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“If you're staying here, it's probably for access to Minsmere & walks along the coast.”
 of 5 bubbles TrippingLady, May 28, 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 4, the butterfly room but have read that all rooms are of equal quality!”
 of 5 bubbles Kacey61, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing the back have a great view. big, clean and comfortable but curtains rather thin so morning light is likely to wake you.”
 of 5 bubbles Ignatius29, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
“Good, accessible room 1 - but not a wetroom.”
 of 5 bubbles carolinebC9712YE, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
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