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Black Tiles

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Black Tiles Lane, Martlesham IP12 4SP, England
+44 1473 624038
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is close to my work and have been many times with work colleagues over the years for week day lunch and generally find the bar food of a good standard. However, I was left feeling disappointed on my most recent visit - an early evening meal with family in the restaurant. This started with placing a drinks order, which... More 

Thank JasonVause
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in Friday lunchtime as it looked a lovely place to eat. The welcome was friendly and the food varied - especially the specials menu. I had the beef chow main which was expertly cooked and delicious. My partner was less impressed with her salad as it was almost all lettuce! We'd highly recommend the pear and apple crumble... More 

Thank James N
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Two basket meals with soft drinks left me change from £20. Freshly cooked, piping hot and just what we wanted! We intend to go back next week.

Thank James M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After passing the sign on the A12 for this eatery many times, many dozens more times for My Partner as She commuted past it regularly on Her way to london, We had "planned" a trip to the Tiles for a good while. Whilst out n about on Sunday We decided to lunch at a carvery somewhere and stumbled across the... More 

1 Thank Rob F
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub/restaurant twice recently. Very good food. Excellent and attentive staff. Nice atmosphere inside. Would highly recommend for evening meal out.

Thank Jilly P
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night with family. Surprisingly quiet given it was the weekend. Had the venison burger and chips. Quite nice but nothing to rave about. Burger bun was decidedly average. Prices on the higher side.

Thank NostromoLondon
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Visited the Black Tiles for lunch earlier this week. It is a really nice restaurant and has a good atmosphere. My husband had pork five spice with noodles which was delicious as I had a bite, wished I'd ordered it actually. I had bacon/brie panini with fries which was very tasty, the lettuce was a bit limp, but thats probably... More 

Thank calamityjane2016
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch. Ordered fish platter to share £14.00. It contained more peppers, sun dried tomatoes and olives than fish. The shell on prawns tasted foul, they were slimy and on the turn. When I complained I asked the waitress what the chef had said about them and she replied he said 'they weren't the freshest'. When paying the... More 

3 Thank Liz M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been a semi-regular customer of the Tiles for a few years. It's a lot quieter than it used to be and on my latest visit the service and quality appears to have slipped too. The 1920s building was formerly a house, then a tea room, and has been extended several times to accommodate a number of dining and seating... More 

1 Thank Ben F
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Lovely lunch today with my daughter at the blacktiles. I was really impressed that they had a dairy free menu (also separate gluten free menu) food was delicious, service was great!

Thank Becj53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Tiles Lane, Martlesham IP12 4SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Martlesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 624038
The Black Tiles Pub Company took over ownership in April 2011. Black Tiles provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and with it’s award winning garden, it has to be one of the best places to spend time with family and friends. Regularly hosting live music and entertainment.

Black Tiles is a great location to host your own parties and events.

At Black Tiles we don’t mess about in the kitchen; 6 days a week the chefs take delivery of fresh food to produce great tasting dishes, designed by our head chef and made in house by our team of chefs. If you really like something, we’ll give you the recipe, that’s if you agree to bring us a sample to try!

Your food is prepared for you by real foodies, talk to us about your dietary requirements, because we work with fresh produce most dishes are put together at the last minute, many can be altered to suit your taste – just ask a member of staff. By the way we have gluten and dairy free menus.

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