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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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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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88 reviews
40 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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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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5 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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3 reviews
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
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

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 

Thank SandyWarner
Spalding, United Kingdom
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296 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

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 

Thank Jane D
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank chjones2013
Ixworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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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
$33 - $44
Dinner, Lunch
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?