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The Bildeston Crown

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On a very hot August lunch some colleagues and I had lunch in the very attractive courtyard of this lovely hostelry Good food and very good service. Not your normal pub grub, more fine dining with some unusual offerings. Quite expensive but worth seeking out

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Thank KevinB34
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in August 2016. Excellent hotel with great service, stylish rooms and great food. Hotel is has the mix of old and modern features just right. Restaurant was fabulous and OK priced for such quality. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Ellen H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was good service OK. The restaurant was a little empty the evening we went but I have been before and it was busy. The service is efficient but not great. I felt that the staff were mostly young and could do with more training. The decor in the bar and restaurant are lovely I just feel that the... More 

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Thank Lin H
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been warned that The Bildeston Crown was expensive we visited on a Monday lunchtime and had two courses from their set menu with drinks from the bar. We were able to sit in the Courtyard which was excellent albeit right next to the busy reception office but that was my choice needing some shade. The food was first class... More 

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Battisford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is really good ad it is such a nice place to eat - the ambience is first class whether you eat in or in the courtyard on a good day. It is not cheap however, and wine by the glass is pricey. Excellent service from well trained staff.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved it,very friendly,very clean & the food was amazing. Would definitely recommend to anyone passing through or wanting a short break.Oh & locals were allowed to bring their beloved dogs in !! You don't see that very often. Great place & we wil definitely be going back.

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Thank dcunningham200
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fortunate enough to win a weekend at The Crown with a 7 course tasting menu for 2 included. Staff on arrival so friendly and helpful and continued to be so throughout our stay despite most being very young. Our room, Room 6 was charming with a step down to a good sized ensuite. The tasting menu was extraordinary and certainly... More 

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Europe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Pre luncheon drinks good quality but £6 for a small dry sherry? Food good in parts. Good breads but fingerprint on the butter! Lobster Ceasar salad starter tasted too "fishy". More so than expected, The "luxury" Red Poll burger is a good piece of meat but the truffel mayonaise was no more then a tiny smear on the inside of... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is the second time I have stayed and it is always great to come back. The service is really on another level than you often find with everyone very keen to help on any issue you may have. The rooms are great and the bar and lounge areas are full of character. The evening food is pretty good although... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Dinning with friends from Australia, much travelled and very aware of creature comfort, they were highly appreciative of both our reception and the ambiance provided by the Bildeston Crown on an overcast Sunday evening. Dog in tow, we installed ourselves in their front bar and enjoyed an exceptionally pleasant evening, a smiling welcome, excellent service, fine food spent in the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bildeston Crown is a 15th century former coaching inn set in a Suffolk village and owned by a local farmer/businessman and managed by Chris and Hayley Lee. The restaurant is one of only two in Suffolk with AA 3 rosettes and the hotel, with its 12 luxury en suite double/twin bedrooms, is rated AA 3 stars. Locally sourced produce is used whenever possible including Red Poll beef and lamb from the owners’ neighbouring farm. Accolades include “Taste of England” Gold in the 2010 tourism awards and representing Suffolk in “The Hairy Bikers’ Tour of Britain” 2009. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bildeston Crown

Address: 104 High Street, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Bildeston
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bildeston Crown 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Bildeston Crown Hotel Bildeston
Bildeston Crown Ipswich
The Bildeston Crown England - Suffolk
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