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Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
+44 7831 698298
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“venison pie” (4 reviews)
“baked salmon” (4 reviews)
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9:30 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on the Lady Florence on the Lunch Cruise today. The weather was excellent which always helps but this was a wonderful way to have lunch and a cruise. The company on board was splendid - how pleasant it is to have nothing better to...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted something different for wife's birthday, so arranged close friends to meet us at the quay as a suprise. Had a great time, and food was excellent.

Thank pabahil60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped on board to the moment we left the four of us enjoyed a delightful experience. Sharon and and Laura were amazing, we ate excellent food cooked on board from a comprehensive menu and served with a lovely smile. Captain John...More

Thank WoodnewtonJen
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Visited on 29th August. Fair stood the wind for Orford (with apologies to H. E. Bates!) when we joined the crew for a lunchtime cruise. A little late getting aboard during light rain. Not the best of starts. However, thanks to Maddie, Kelly & Captain...More

Thank frank7502018
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I booked the Lady Florence for a lunchtime cruise to celebrate my husband's birthday. We were eleven in number and the age range was from 1 - 70 years. To ensure we were able to book a Saturday I booked several months in advance and...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Regrettably a celebratory cruise was long scheduled on a typically rain drenched Bank Holiday Sunday. However the elements were unable to dampen a wonderful evening of great food and drink hosted by a most engaging skipper ably supported by his cabin crew. The inside cabin...More

2  Thank Tony N
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Last day of our holiday and stopped off to have a look around Orford and the quay. We picked up a leaflet for the Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant gave them a call and were lucky enough they could fit us in for the evening...More

Thank Cath C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We took a friend to celebrate her special birthday and had a wonderful time. Great scenery, great company, great food and absolutely brilliant staff!!! We can'r recommend it enough! We'll be back for brunch before long!!

Thank _john_miners
Reviewed 22 August 2018

An adult family group of 6 enjoyed a delightful three hour evening cruise with dinner on the Lady Florence from Orford Quay. We had the benefit of a perfect August summer evening which further enhanced the trip. An interesting historical commentary was provided by our...More

Thank 113arnold
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Four of us went on the lunch cruise and had a great time. Zach's fun & friendly welcome and service throughout the trip made for a very enjoyable time. How the team cook to order fresh, delicious food for a large group of people in...More

Thank GilesDoris
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Questions & Answers
7 July 2018|
Response from Craig A | Property representative |
The cost of the 3 hour cruise is £20 Monday to Friday and then £22.50 at the weekends then the meal is an additional cost from an a la cart menu.
25 November 2017|
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Response from MerriBent13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry not to answer previously. The boat just has one table you are all on together which is lovely for big groups but it won't be an intimate dining experience for two. It's very friendly and relaxed and sociable.
5 December 2016|
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Response from Craig A | Property representative |
yes there will be a lunch time cruise at 12 noon on the 31st Deember 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 7831 698298
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Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering 2½ Brunch (Breakfast) and 3½ hour A la Carte Lunch or Dinner Cruises. Serving freshly prepared on board wholesome food and drinks. Leaving from Orford Quay cruising the calm waters of the Alde and Ore. Taking up to 12 passengers on this historic 50 foot MFV built in 1944 with ample space on deck and in the wheelhouse and a comfortable dining saloon. Every cruise includes an informative commentary on both the intriguing history that made this area, and the wildlife which now inhabits it.Your meal is freshly prepared on board while you cruise using local produce.The Lady Florence is available for private charter, or individuals may book independently, sharing with other passengers,Lady Florence operates all year round, including Christmas Day, with a cosy coal fire in winter. There is a small but comprehensive wine list.Daily Cruises9.30am - 11.45am (Breakfast) Brunch 12 noon - 3.30pm a la carte LUNCH4pm - 7.30pm a la carte DINNER
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