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Theobalds Restaurant

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68 High Street | Bury St Edmunds, Ixworth, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 2HJ, England
+44 1359 231707
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Fermo, Italy
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always an excellent variety of food, with excellent service in a quaint and secluded atmosphere. Excellent wine list and very good value for money considering the high quality.

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East Anglia
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners have been running this restaurant for many years (25 years + ?) with their local regular clientele getting older with them. What was exciting then is now not even mundane. OAP groups R us! The menu promises quite a lot, but the local produce lacks any punch or invention to awaken the senses. I remember their own home... More 

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Thank ChooksonTour
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To do this restaurant justice would require several more "stars" than the 5 available. We were a party of 12 who without exception were all delighted with their dinner. The menu is not long but between us we managed to sample each item of the three courses. My cheese souffle was probably the best starter I have ever experienced and... More 

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Thank Edward C
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Theobalds many times and never been disappointed. The menu is always interesting, the food beautifully cooked and well served, while the price is very reasonable. One of Suffolk's best small restaurants. Try it and see: you won't be disappointed.

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Thank David T
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Went there on Friday (9 Dec) in a party of 16 for lunch. The whole experience was really well manages with excellent service and good attention to detail. With so many of us we had been asked to pre-order and the meals all arrived to the right people with no "who ordered the...". The food itself was delicious, especially the... More 

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Thank Krispitt
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is very good, high quality restaurant. The husband and wife team have created a great dining experience and are passionate about all they do, despite doing it for 35 years! The restaurant is spotless (as is the kitchen). The food and service exceeded our expectations. Will be trying the 5 course tasting menu next time! One definitely worth a... More 

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Thank Keith S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This restaurant came recommended to us by our host hotel and it was certainly worth the visit. On the outside it looks quite plain but once you step inside its a wonderfully set out environment for eating. The owners served you and were excellent hosts and the food was some of the best I have had in a long time.... More 

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Thank Widget67
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This reliable restaurant situated in a lovely Suffolk cottage in the quaint village of Ixworth still delivers popular menus with a French bias, & an interesting wine list. They must serve the best twice cooked cheese soufflé that one can find anywhere! The original proprietors still run this genuine restaurant with a quiet style & discreet service & are very... More 

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Thank Asternian
UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Having recently moved to the area we were keen to try out the local pubs and restaurants. This one was a real find and close to where we live too. We have visited several times now, for Sunday lunch (excellent) and the Friday lunchtime sittings too (the liver is very tasty). Next up we intend to try the evening Taster... More 

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Thank UkBonViveur
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I had heard good things about the quality of food in this restaurant, so thought I'd give it a try. I had the tasting menu, which consisted of canapés plus 2 little starters, main course (I opted for the fish over the lamb). It all tasted a bit the same as the last course, nothing really stood out and even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$33 - $44
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 High Street | Bury St Edmunds, Ixworth, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 2HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds  >  Ixworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 231707

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