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The Highwayman

Norwich Road, Creeting St Mary IP6 8PD, England
+44 1449 760369
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Norwich Road, Creeting St Mary IP6 8PD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great elegant welcoming with pumped beer and excellent food. Strongly recommended. David and Olga deserve the best of luck.

Thank Mauro B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this delightful pub in advance. On arrival made to feel very welcomed and publican remembered us previously by name. Lovely pre dinner drink in the bar before bring led through to the restaurant. Menu choice was extremely varied and interesting to cater for all...More

Thank 1pitato
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Because our usual eating place was fully booked and I was looking for an alternative in the same location, my husband and I took my sister to the Highwayman for her 70th birthday lunch. The food was very good, the young French waiter was charming...More

Thank Annievdbb
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

A warm and friendly welcome for pre-lunch drinks. The menu is varied and interesting, incorporating some different and adventurous elements A very enjoyable experience all round in an informal yet professional setting. Well worth a visit.

Thank John N
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem! We have eaten here many times and always enjoy the friendly service and fantastic food. The menu never fails to offer great options and Olga's dauphinoise potatoes are certainly a must have - tried and tested many times and never failed! Highly...More

Thank Alana H
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here recently and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. A warm and friendly welcome, nicely arranged table, excellent menu choices, each course attractively presented, tasty food and great service! All in all a definite winner! My individual favourite was the Smoked Fish Salad starter...More

Thank Altea88
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Service food and atmosphere brilliant and the best Apple and blueberry crumble I have ever had all cooked freshly and very tasty compliments to the chef

Thank Carole M
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Visited twice in the last 10 days for drinks with a view to maybe having dinner. Contrary to the advertised food times outside the pub the kitchen was closed by 9pm on both weekday visits. Selection of available bar snacks was woefully inadequate. On 2nd...More

Thank Damien L
Reviewed December 27, 2017

My husband and I booked a table for Christmas Day having eaten at the Highwayman many times. The food was excellent, the staff were both friendly and efficient. We had a very enjoyable and relaxed Christmas lunch and would certainly go there again for Christmas...More

Thank 214holly
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Our first Christmas Day lunch at the Highwayman. Great food, lovely relaxed atmosphere, staff very attentive and helpful. We have eaten here a few times and always had excellent meals and made to feel very welcome.

Thank katiemc851
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from 506pixie | Reviewed this property |
Not so sure about that, sorry.
May 1, 2017|
Response from Wakeywildcats | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know
November 9, 2016|
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Response from Anita C | Reviewed this property |
dogs are not allowed inside sadly but they have tables outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norwich Road, Creeting St Mary IP6 8PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Creeting St Mary
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 760369
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A friendly family welcome is extended to all who visit The Highwayman, a grade II listed 17th century timber framed building that has been sympathetically extended. Located on the A140, just a few minutes outside Ipswich, Needham Market and Stowmarket in Suffolk, The Highwayman is easily accessible and an ideal meeting point for all occasions.David & Olga took over the running of The Highwayman restaurant in Ipswich in October 2004 and warmly welcome everyone to sample the honest homecooked food, a good selection and well kept real ales. The main restaurant and galleries provide a traditional and relaxing atmosphere in the which to dine amongst soft lighting that compliments the exposed oak frame of the building.Our food is all about the ingredients which, whenever possible, are locally sourced, seasonal and always freshly prepared. In particular a relaxing Sunday lunchtime at The Highwayman is sure to become a tradition. Tuck into roast rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
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