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The Bildeston Crown

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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leigh on sea essex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit the Bilderston Crown Restaurant I am not sure if it was because we visited on a Sunday evening or because the management had changed however the ambiance was totally different and apart from the chicken liver pate the dinner was quite flavourless I have raved over this hotel restaurant in the past however It seems... More 

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Thank elainesteed
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Only a fleeting one night stay when visiting the area but the Crown provided a great experience. The public rooms and our executive room were full of character and well appointed and all staff were pleasant and helpful. Didn't have dinner but breakfast included in price was sufficient for most peoples appetite.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

In fact it delighted! We stopped for a light meal tonight at the Crown always one of our favourite places to eat . Serve by a very pleasant waitress the quality and taste of our dishes was very pleasing. The lemon tart was absolutely delicious ( well done the young new pastry chef!) The new to us assistant manager chatted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

When my wife and I were organising our wedding we came across the Bildeston Crown and instantly booked most of the rooms for our family and friends. Ever since the staff have been absolutely amazing and really went over and above to make out day truly special. Nothing was too much to ask for Sandy who even helped me organise... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stayed for one night in a comfortable room that was full of character. We ate in the restaurant and enjoyed some local asparagus then shared a really well cooked rib of beef. Despite being full we managed to finish with a fabulous dark chocolate & hazelnut marquise with crystalised nuts. We had a good Cotes de Rhone with the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the Crown recently and really enjoyed it Good menu great choices The food is really good and they had a lovely log fire burning The ambience is really nice Would love to stay here I am sure it would be as good Friendly staff good service

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

With family in the area we have used the Crown in the past for family meals or short stays. This time we tried their Sunday night dinner, bed and breakfast offer and it was very good value. The food was well presented and the Red Poll beef a real treat. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. Having an ample... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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: High Street, Bildeston IP7 7EB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > 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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