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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a cold wintery day, you cannot beat the fire and atmosphere. Food warming, staff friendly and accomodating. Try the 'Delux cheese n ham toastie'. You can taste the Truffle. You might want to add some fries because it is not large

Thank pauline h
Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful bolthole in the heart of Sullok. Very comfortable rooms, excellent food, cosy bar with open fires and such a welcome from Management and Staff. They could not do to enough to ensure I had a wonderful stay.

Thank gooselet
East Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good stuff: Very pleasant clean room. Lovely dinner, tender steak, relaxing atmosphere in the bar. Good hearty breakfast. Bad stuff: 1. While at dinner, please can the waitress buy some shoes softer on the ear! When serving diners, waitress has to walk along uncarpeted floor boards, clipclopclipclopclipclopclipclopclipclopclipclop - very distracting! 2. Arancini maincourse would make a lovely starter or a...

Thank Sootika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Bildeston Crown on the recommendation of a friend. A very good recommendation it was. The room we had was large and reasonably well equipped with an excellent shower and bath. Bed was 6ft and very comfortable. Dinner was very good and what I was expecting. We enjoyed all three course. I especially enjoyed the...

1Thank TheColchestrian
Reviewed 13 December 2016

On arrival we went to the bar for pre-dinner drinks. The main bar was crowded as this is a popular hotel. We went to the second bar area and had difficulty in getting to the bar due not to people waiting to be served but by the 'resident' locals fully entrenched at the bar complete with welly boots and dogs!...

Thank apache2149
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I stayed at this hotel this week and I was very pleasantly surprised! From out of nowhere this hotel appeared out of the fog like an oasis in the middle of nowhere. The rooms were very comfortable and clean, bordering on the luxurious. The bar was warm and comfortable, the beer was great service was warm and friendly and the...

Thank Passjav
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had our Christmas meal here , I must say that the service and the way the room was presented was fantastic , I was really looking forward to my food for starter I had Nedging Hall pumpkin velouté Gorgonzola & walnut tortellini which was okay but quite bland my partner had the rabbit and he said that was also...

Thank Hjyfd
London, UK
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love this place so much that this is actually our fourth visit in as many years. Superbly comfortable rooms and wonderful food; we have started visiting when we know that the weather is likely to be rotten so that we feel less guilty about curling up with a book in front of the fire in the...

Thank Verytallbecca
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here only twice but both visits were a pleasure. On both occasions we have had three courses, although bar snacks are also available. The flavour of the menu is traditional with a modern twist. They also catered well for a food intolerance. We shared the rib of beef on our first visit, which was delicious and more...

Thank Angela M
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We enjoyed several nights lodging and meals at The Bildeston Crown - Chef Chris is simply first class with a lovely menu - the team for the Inn is remarkable - Sandy,Jennie, Rachel and others working successfully to make the stay pleasant - listening and caring - so attentive to their guests!!!!! Compliments to all - we are planning a...

Thank ckljpl

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bildeston Crown is a 15th century former coaching inn set in a Suffolk village and owned by a local farmer/businessman and managed by Chris and Hayley Lee. The restaurant is one of only two in Suffolk with AA 3 rosettes and the hotel, with its 12 luxury en suite double/twin bedrooms, is rated AA 3 stars. Locally sourced produce is used whenever possible including Red Poll beef and lamb from the owners’ neighbouring farm. Accolades include “Taste of England” Gold in the 2010 tourism awards and representing Suffolk in “The Hairy Bikers’ Tour of Britain” 2009. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bildeston Crown

Address: 104 High Street, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Bildeston
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bildeston Crown 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Bildeston Crown Hotel Bildeston
Bildeston Crown Ipswich
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“I have stayed twice in two different rooms, Both excellent as I am sure the others are.”
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“Room 10 has a lovely bathroom and bed is very comfortable.”
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“I had room 10 and it was perfect. Out of the way and quiet.”
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“Rooms away from the main road are quieter.”
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