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Mariners 1900 - Ipswich


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Within easy walking distance of the town centre, Ipswich's most original restaurant, Mariners 1900, is an antique Dutch customs gunboat, moored along Neptune Quay. You can enjoy wonderful food in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy an evening on the sea front with one of the best value for money in town!
$22 - $57
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
French, Mediterranean, European, International
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We took my elderly but sprightly Mum for Sunday lunch here today and loved everything about it. Food was delicious, traditional but distinctive, generous but well balanced, wine was very good and the bill was very reasonable given the high quality of the cooking and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Claire R
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Mariners is French restaurant on a boat moored in Ipswich dock. Specialising in modern-ish French style food, beautifully cooked at reasonable prices it's a splendid place for lunch (I have dined there in the evening but many pre-TripAdvisor years ago ...). The staff are very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ABK1959
Reviewed January 30, 2019

This is such good value! The waiting staff ( Hugo) was great, attentive just right. The food menu was varied and very reasonable for the quality of food. The wine list was well balanced and sensibly priced. The views over the marina were lovely. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Acker53
Reviewed January 24, 2019

my partner and I came for our anniversary dinner. Our waitress was lovely, friendly and chatty! She gave us one to one conversation and made us feel very welcomed and looked after. The food was probably some of the best we've had in a long...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank r2113
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

The food here was some of the best I have tasted in Ipswich the staff are welcoming and polite. Jules even took time to show me and my brother around the boat and I must say it was very interesting finding out about its history....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We just had a night stay in Ipswich and was looking for somewhere to eat before we checked in to our hotel. As we were walking we found this boat which is a restaurant so thought we would try it rather than the Pizza Express...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nicola M
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Had a overnight stay in Ipswich and checked out TripAdvisor for a decent restaurant near our hotel, and Mariners ticked all the boxes. We were not dissapointed with any aspect of this restaurant, in fact our expectations were exceeded. We were spoilt for choice with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank teehay467
Reviewed January 11, 2019

As told in some other reviews, this was a formal and 'stuffy' restaurant before, now it is not so much at all. Whether this is a good or a bad thing would depend on your taste. My wife and I prefer the formal style of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Latosos
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

What a difference new owners make. What was once a slightly stuffy, formal restaurant is now a very relaxed, comfortable venue with a cool gallic vibe. Food excellent, price very reasonable and staff delightful. Merveilleux!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Geraldine S
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Putting expense to one side (you have to pay for quality regardless) eating at Mariners 1900 is an experience unparalleled in this part of South-East Suffolk. Sat on a converted boat deck has a charm of it's own and watching the twinkling lights of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Andy H
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April 23, 2019|
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Response from Mariadz_2010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but Julian the owner and chef im sure will accommodate
May 31, 2018|
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Response from cherryplumUk | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of car parks around who ever the parking at the Novotel is only a 7 min walk away. You have not said whether you are lunching or having dinner.
February 8, 2017|
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Not to my knowledge
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