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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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Keith S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Widget67
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Asternian
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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 

Thank UkBonViveur
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

Thank Clare B
Spalding, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Absolutely lovely place to eat. The whole experience was Excellent - baring the fact that it took us nearly 15minutes to find a place to park which meant having to walk back to the restaurant. That aside the reception was just right, service quick and efficient but not rushed. Food was exceptional and fantastic value for money; definite fine dining... More 

Thank sally m
Rickinghall, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

My partner took me here for dinner a week ago. The service was immediate and faultless, and so was the food. The decor was a little dated - but it didn't matter, we loved it!

Thank Alannah C
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Our really pleasant evening at Theobald's began with a pre-dinner drink in the lounge (with character inglenook), before we went through to the beamed dining room. We enjoyed very good quality food, which was well-presented and served by attentive, but discrete staff. It was a treat, which we look forward to repeating soon.

1 Thank MarkerUk
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 

Thank RKE365
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 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.

1 Thank andy l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$34 - $45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?