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Kesgrave Hall Hall Road | Kesgrave, Kesgrave IP5 2PU, England
+44 1473 333741
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Essex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of us (6 couples) attended one the Christmas parties at The Hangar. The marquee was set up at the back and we had a welcome drink in the bar set up just inside the marquee. It was beautifully decorated with a black ceiling and twinkly stars. There were proper loos and a cloakroom and another bar inside. We... More 

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Thank Wuziwoo
Ipswich, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for the first time last week, as I had been given a voucher for my birthday. The staff were very welcoming and efficient and the food was delicious. Other reviewers have mentioned that you have to write your order on a pad and give it to a member of the waiting staff - this was not a... More 

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Thank debmackley
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived about 8.30 on a Friday evening & were warmly greeted. We were shown almost immediately to a table for 4 of us although we were given the option of sitting & having a drink first. Restaurant was busy but the service was great. As a vegetarian I was offered a vegi menu although I was able to choose from... More 

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Thank skagirl2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful location, made to feel very welcome. We travelled with our dog, who was totally accepted given water and allowed entry into the bar. Lovely grounds to walk about, kind and accommodating staff. Only criticism is in communal areas their is a lot of grime on the walls and due a re-paint. Must say lovely stay

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Thank Kerstin D
Ipswich
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The 3 main problems with Milsoms Kesgrave are 1) no bookings taken, 2) having to scribble down menu choice in pencil and take it to waiting staff 3) average food quality at top restaurant prices. I visited on 28/10/2016 and for 3 course meal for two with wine and a drink in bar afterwards the bill was a few pence... More 

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Thank Carolyn F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I reviewed this establishment in 2015 - nothing much has changed. I get the impression they are striving for something they may not achieve. Menu is varied and food is prepared in an open kitchen - tasty and we'll presented. It's the manner of service - a style of self service (self written orders) which takes something away from the... More 

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1 Thank Mike S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Milsoms several times over the past couple of years - a fantastic setting in beautiful grounds. The menu was varied with plenty to choose from. Drinks were over priced (paying for the setting perhaps?), food was really good - upto the standards expected and prompt in arrival. However service was poor - average perhaps - but not... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

What a lovely setting for afternoon drinks. We visited whilst walking in the area and really enjoyed relaxing in the spacious lounge with our drinks. The carpets in the lounge were in need of hoovering, lots of bits about. Great view of the grounds in front of the hotel. Service was good, very friendly. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank sophia27
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

You can't book and afternoon tea is served only from 3pm. Both of us work full time so we had to go on a Saturday to celebrate a special occasion. We arrived at 3.10pm, and from the outside the building looks wonderful but the lounge was heaving with women, the bar was also full of afternoon tea people so the... More 

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Thank Leanne C
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Lovely prompt food as always....... Second visit again, noticing too many flies bothering us while eating indoors and salt and pepper cruet needs cleaning ........

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$28 - $36
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kesgrave Hall Hall Road | Kesgrave, Kesgrave IP5 2PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Kesgrave
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 333741
Description
Our bistro restaurant has everything you would expect, inventive food alongside classics such as the delightful fish and chips, a buzzing but relaxed atmosphere and wonderful service from a friendly and professional team. Although you cannot book at Kesgrave it is open all day! so you can arrive when you choose.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?