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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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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most pleasant and wonderful evening at Theobolds. From the moment we walked through the door, we was very warmly greeted with a smile and a welcome. We was asked if we would like to take drinks in the courtyard (very pretty) before being seated for our meal, and take time to peruse the menu. Very nice touch.... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a work colleague I shall have to thank him on Monday. An absolute delight from start to finish. I particularly loved the halibut and my wife the crem brûlée but everything was divine. We will definitely be returning.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In many ways I wish Theobald's could stay a nice little secret but it does deserve more. From going in the door of this quaint little restaurant to leaving, it was a delightful experience. Service was excellent, setting lovely and as for the food..... Do try the sweetbreads, my partner had these and they were on a par with my... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome upon arrival. Having selected from the menu, canapés where served. Upon being shown to our table various fresh bread rolls where served. Starter, main course & dessert where all well presented and tasted delicious. Service is excellent. Superbly located in an old property which oozes charm, the menu changes bi-monthly so you always get the best seasonal choices.... More 

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Thank Jane D
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

run by Simon & Geraldine,Geraldine took our coats & all orders including cana'pes,drinks,meals from memory,never missed a beat.We were led to a secluded beamed area,very floral walls & quant decor.Food is as good as the Savoy or Ritz,can't recommend enough.Not the cheapest meal but in this case,you get what you pay for,enjoy!

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Thank chjones2013
Ixworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Theobalds is a superb restaurant with a welcoming small bar area with a magnificent fireplace (great in the winter period); the dining rooms have tables that are spaced well apart so you're not sitting too close to one another. The dining area is divided into smaller areas by structural beams which gives privacy to each table. The menu is excellent... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Theobalds has fast become our favourite restaurant. Always great service and outstanding food. The menu changes regularly and never fails to impress. We visited with friends on this occasion and I think we can safely say they will be back too. A little out of the way for some but definitely worth the effort, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Marts1981
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My favourite restaurant in the Bury St Edmunds area. Run by a husband and wife team producing amazing food on a consistent basis. You can normally get in on a Friday and Saturday night and the Sunday lunch is excellent. It has a slightly old fashioned feel and a fairly quiet atmosphere. However, the food is brilliant! A rather good... More 

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Thank Sirleek
Dorking, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I visited my aunt for the weekend and she treated us to a meal at Theobalds. I can honestly say it was one of the best meals I've had at a restaurant. The attention to detail was excellent, canapes on arrival and warm fresh bread before the meal. I had 3 course meal and every course was excellent and the... More 

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Thank Chris B
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went with friends for Sunday lunch and wernt dissapointed. cease souffle starter on its own was worth the trip, roast beef was perfectly cooked and I am fussy. Even the desert matched the quality of the previous course even though the waiting staff are young you couldn't fault them very frendly and efficient over all a nice way to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $47
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?