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The Secret Garden


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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This establishment operates as a Tea room (Monday to Saturday for breakfast, cream tea and lunch) and adjacent Restaurant (Wednesday to Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday lunch) offering 100% homemade food. Vegetarian and Vegan dishes available and allergen-free dishes available upon request.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to the main restaurant on 2 occasions and very much enjoyed the experience. This is why I decided to visit the cafe. It was very disappointing. My colleague is gluten intolerant. The menus assured us that we could discuss any allergies and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed a delicious three course meal on our wedding anniversary. The menu was imaginative and the service was excellent. We were enjoyed a pleasant and relaxed evening.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Henny21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely little restaurant where the staff are welcoming and attentive without being over bearing. Food is very well prepared. The fixed price 3 or 2 course meals are a good. I would suggest booking is essential and a visit would not be...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DandK490
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent lunch in a wonderful old building in the centre of Sudbury. The food service and ambience were all great and we couldn't fault it. We have lived in the area for nearly 10 years and I don't know why we haven't been before...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank RichardS84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't able to to book but were welcomed in by the owner. We really only wanted a snack but were glad we stayed for a full meal which was delicious. The fish (we had sea bass and salmon) was cooked to perfection as was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Radarendstops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unexpected little gem, lovely atmosphere and delicious food. Very welcoming. The menu is not run-of-the-mill it is refreshingly different.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here quite late and the member of staff working was so accommodating. The food was so delicious and we all said it was one of the best meals we have ever had. 3 of the party had steaks and I had the vegetarian...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Amber C
Reviewed July 6, 2019

We dined here last night for my fathers birthday, we simply had the most amazing evening! The cocktails were delicious, service was second to none, everyone had a smile on their faces and all know what they were doing! We had the crab, duck saladx2...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank mjaay11
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed one of the best meals we’ve ever had at the weekend. The lamb was especially delicious as was the thyme ice cream with the chocolate fondant, the little sponge & jam at the end was genius! Good wine, service &...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jamie s
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Stephan and the team gave us a lovely wedding meal in their upstairs function room. The food was fantastic, selected with the chef, not just from the standard menu. The team were very willing to accommodate extra needs, such as dietary requirements and a guest...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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