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Pea Porridge

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28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
01284 700200
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the most wonderful evening at Pea Porridge as part of a table of 4 diners. The menu had so many interesting dishes that it made it difficult to settle on just one dish for each course. I love the great use of offal and less familiar cuts of meat. All the dishes we ordered were perfectly cooked , tasted... More 

Thank Thewoolpitwanderer
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a party of four for Saturday night dinner. The restaurant was full but the service was very good. The surroundings were relaxing. The staff were very friendly and helpful, especially as two of our party had food allergies. The menu was interesting and unusual. The food was very tasty with good sized portions. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening.... More 

Thank Moore21
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our daughter booked a table for us at this restaurant as they really enjoy the experience here. We decided to go the whole hog and had three courses & a bottle of their natural wine. It was a great experience for us too. We had the benefit of a lovely waitress who took her time to explain the menu to... More 

Thank MagsB57
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although the restaurant is well hidden away in Bury it is a must for anyone wanting a really great evening of food which is slightly different but of excellent quality.This is coupled with really good service from the attentive and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Ian H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a fabulous dinner here with friends on a weekend in November 2015; we all raved about the food and the atmosphere. Pea Porridge feels very upmarket whilst not being snooty whatsoever. The setting, decoration and layout are all warm and elegant, while the food was simply top notch.

Thank EvaSUK
Santiago, Chile
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lunched here with our dear friends at the end of holidays at Aldeburgh. They had been to Pea Porridge before and recommended it and it did not disappoint. We shared a slow roasted shoulder of lamb with spiced cous cous which was sublime. Deserts lovely, wine excellent and service knowledgeable and friendly. Great setting and all in all a... More 

1 Thank Imelda D
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked last minute on the day as a result of another restaurant being non-kid friendly. Anyhow turned out to be a good thing. The waiting staff were surprised to see the kids finished their main as well as starter. The staff were very attentive - that maybe down to the fact the table was near the bar. Only comment that... More 

Thank danch3
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch here. The menu is really different and unique. I think it changes often. The staff was very friendly and efficient. It's slightly expensive from what I remember but I'd recommend it for a nice meal. You won't be let down.

Thank Jillian S
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended as a two couples, one being gluten free, and to be quick we all had a great meal. The serving staff were excellent and informative . The menu was exciting with several starters and a few main dishes which are not common. So the ambiance, service, and food was excellent.👍👍👍👍👍 We booked for 8:00 pm but the whole... More 

Thank PaulBr00ks
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was up there with the best, the service however was as good as expected. Lack of knowledge of the menu and left us with desert menu's for half an hour, could have got more drinks out of us as we were all empty. Overall was very good though, the lamb and the steak were both exceptional.

1 Thank Ben K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, British, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds
  • Phone Number: 01284 700200

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