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Pea Porridge

28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (43 reviews)
“bone marrow” (24 reviews)
“ham croquettes” (16 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to Pea Porridge did not disappoint. The menu is creative - so good it was difficult to choose - we went for a shared specials. The wine list was interesting & the Tempranillo was a good choice with our main meal of...More

Thank hcam08
Reviewed 1 week ago

After many visits to Pea Porridge, I finally got to meet the chef/owner and he kindly invited me to see his kitchen and having been a restaurateur before retirement beckoned, I take my hat off to him, because it's quite a feet to get so...More

1  Thank ianh379
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Bury St Edmunds and have never been to Pea Porridge. How stupid have we been. It was outstanding. The staff are so knowledgable about the food they serve, they are so friendly and welcoming and never rush you. It has a lovely...More

Thank Julianna1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in for a Saturday lunch for a birthday treat for my wife We've always enjoyed coming here but Bury has choices these days so I procrastinated over whether to come back. Coming back was the right choice! I had the bone marrow and...More

2  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Gail recommended this this gem for lunch. I didn’t look up the menu which I normally do and was pleasantly surprised . A good selection and I choose a main course of cod and a pear sweet , all very delicious. The host...More

Thank Jsilk65
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went with my other half in Pea Porridge few weeks ago and we had a great evening! Really good food, really good service and lovely place! Will definitely go back!

Thank Mathilde-Lgn
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 8. Six of us had pork and 2 had the chateaubriand. The food was excellent and fully recommend this restaurant you will not be disappointed. The waitress was extremely helpful advised on gluten free options as I am coeliac. I...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is the third time I have been to this restaurant and all the times it has delivered top quality food. I was recommended this place by a friend who lives in the city and knows his food. And what a treat it has been...More

1  Thank Victor A
Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you look back at our previous reviews you'll see we praised this restaurant. This latest visit has left us questioning if we will come here again? The orders for starters and mains were taken quite promptly and our drinks order minus the water, which...More

2  Thank The-Wicks
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I had forgotten what a fantastic little restaurant this is tucked away in a side street in Bury St Edmunds. We went on a Thursday lunchtime to celebrate my husbands birthday. The food is original and so tasty. My starter of grilled quail was so...More

Thank rachel1234725
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Helen L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
Marilyn E
21 January 2017|
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Response from oschnapp |
Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700200
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