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“Cosy & Friendly with good value pub food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Angel

The Angel
Ranked #40 of 91 Restaurants in Woodbridge
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Suffolk
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247 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Cosy & Friendly with good value pub food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

We popped in, without booking, for a late midweek lunch. I hadn't been here before, but my wife had had previously had a good solo lunch here.

Warm, friendly and efficient welcome from the young barman, who pointed out there were spaces on the other side of the pub. Very comfortable atmosphere with sofas, variety of chairs and clearly a popular pub with interaction between customers and staff. We looked at the menu and and the barman brought over a board with today's specials. It was very much pub, rather than "gastropub" food, but both dishes we had were well presented, tasty and very good value. Their selection of gins and mixers is truly impressive, and any gin enthusiast must visit. Their wine sheet was perfect for the place - small but well chosen selection of very reasonably priced wines. I just had a glass of their "house" red, which was good.
So this was a very enjoyable quick and simple lunch, in very comfortable surroundings, at a great price. The place has personality, so that is why we would come back here rather than go to a national chain pizza place!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“How pubs used to be”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Good beer, a welcoming landlord and landlady, no machines, good food, roaring fire in the winter months, occasionally the odd music session, welcomed if you stop just for quick pint or a longer session. Better than just good pub grub.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank davidmaile
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ChrisMapey, Owner at The Angel, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Many thanks for your kind words & taking time to submit a review for The Angel.

Hope to see you back here again soon.

Chris
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London, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“quaint rustic pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

stopped in for a lunchtime drink and stayed for 3 lunchtime menu was wonderful , close to a riverside walk and town centre.

Visited January 2013
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very nice pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

Great food, we had lunch over Christmas/New Year there and it was very reasonably priced. Friendly staff and good service. Will definately go back.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Potsie67
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ChrisMapey, Owner at The Angel, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to comment about The Angel.

Hope to see you here again soon

Chris
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Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Step Back in Time at the Angel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a lovely old pub with a welcoming fire burning on a cold days and evenings. They have a five pound lunch, which can't be beat - love the fish pie and a good assortment of beer on tap. I love the atmosphere, the sense of history one has in this little pub at the top of Angel Lane. There are usually a few local dogs at their master's feet and good conversation. Totally recommend.

Visited December 2012
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