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The Magpie Inn

1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
+44 1449 612727
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“magpie” (32 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Surf and turf nights are fabulous, you get steak, scampi and a drink of your choice in the deal and the food tastes amazing, tip it all off with a delicious desert, my fav, white chocolic cheese cake, staff are very welcoming and helpful and...More

Thank sajali10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to have food on the Sunday brilliant carvery worth every penny . Staff really friendly and food tasted delicious.

Thank Georgina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food would definately eat there again.Well cooked and a good price and cosy atmosphere.Nice staff too.

Thank mimi498
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

First time I been to the magpie inn and was impressed with the roast meal. The roast potatoes were the best and would definitely come back again soon

Thank Martin G
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I had the cajun 5 bean chilli vegetarian meal very tasty (I am not vegetarian) my husband has lasagna which he enjoyed, service was good, all reasonably priced,

Thank josiejosh2016
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We visited the Magpie a couple of months ago for their Surf and Turf special and thought it couldn't be beaten for value. We were wrong. A group of 8 of us including two children had the Sunday carvery last Sunday. The place was packed...More

Thank barbaramoss2017
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Our first visit for an evening meal and it was fantastic. Friendly staff excellent choice on menu and huge portions beautifully cooked. Thoroughly recommend this pub and we will certainly be back as it is within walking distance for us..always a bonus when drinking. The...More

Thank Stevie W
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The food we were served was excellent. I had Lasagne and chips while my other half had sausage and mash. Service was excellent. Would go back again.

Thank Louadams
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Dear Louadams Thankyou very much for your review glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again very soon

Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Magpie with two of our friends. We hadn't booked but were made to feel very welcome. A tab was offered as soon as the staff knew we were dining, something not offered by many pubs. Although one of our first choices was...More

Thank MACE144
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Dear MACE144 Thankyou for your review, our menu is quite large sorry your first choice was not available we do endeavour to keep all stock up to date however sometimes as we are so busy it does catch up with me, we look forward to...More

Reviewed June 23, 2017

If you are into East European food, then this place is for you. Lovely atmosphere, life music, suits to celebrate any occasion.

Thank kristina482017
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Dear kristina482017 Many thanks for your review, yes our Eastern European dishes are proving very popular, quite so as we also offer everything from the menu as a take away to enjoy at home, hope to see you again very soon.

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Questions & Answers
March 5, 2016|
Response from Malcolm C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes you can try our car park at the back of the pub if not just up combs lane the doctors surgery parks about 40 cars, is only about 30metres walk to us
November 19, 2015|
Response from Malcolm C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry if you go on the groupon website it will open up a diary page for you to choose a day, however due to our popularity we are extremely busy so please be patient with us
September 19, 2015|
Response from Malcolm C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Childs carvery is £4.95, Adult is £6.95 and jumbo is £8.95 served every sunday 12.00 till 3.00pm then we go onto main menu until 5.00pm, all will soon link our new web site to facebook, instagram etc sorry about the delay... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 612727
  • E-mail
A Traditional English Country Pub Offering Wide-range Menu and beers.
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