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Pea Porridge

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28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to be invited to Pea Porridge for a 50th birthday celebration where a large group of us were treated to a truly wonderful evening. Inventive, flavoursome and exquisitely balanced dishes flowed one after the other and the service was second to none. Hats off to Pea Porridge, this was honestly up there with fine dining in... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to Pea Porridge after a year or so and its better than ever, and it was always really good. Its innovative, delicious and the staff are fantastic. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the flavours and food combinations are unusual and exciting. The only comment would be more wines by the glass please , we like to have... More 

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Thank Gill E
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pea Porridge will never let you down, it has charm along with quirkiness, surprising nooks and crannies. The decoration is an eclectic mix. We dined in the old bakery room with the bread oven still in place and looking as it could be fired up tomorrow. Now to the important bit, the food and wine. The food and service is... More 

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Thank NicholasKeith
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a really interesting and different menu, deliciously cooked, served by excellent staff, in nice surroundings, at a fair price especially at lunchtimes, so we go too often!

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Thank Robert S
Suffolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to eat in a restaurant where the staff have passion for the experience and are producing truly creative original food.

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Thank tjs663
Ipswich
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant, everything about Pea Porridge was Excellent. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. The atmosphere was perfect and the the food was to die for. The menu is very varied and diverse and and would suit all tastes. I would go as far to say one of the best meals I have eaten for a long... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can always tell when you've really enjoyed something because you want to eat it again immediately afterwards. That's how I felt about Pea Porridge. With out a doubt the best octopus I have ever eaten. I was delighted with the wine list as well - we chose a wine based on how it was recommended on the menu and... More 

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Thank Scozdon
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is wonderful, the menu is unique, interesting and amazing sharing specials. Our waitress was so fun and knowledgeable. Would recommend this place to anyone who loves food and is a bit adventurous.

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Thank usafmonster
Suffolk,UK.
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have recently visited Pea Porridge for the fifth or sixth time and am obviously a fan. Although the whole atmosphere of this informal backstreet gem reminds one of a bistro in the seventies the menu is fresh and original. Recipes based on local produce, unusual fish species, offal and game appear regularly on their ever changing list of delights... More 

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Thank RamblerSuffolk_UK_
Whepstead, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the reviews I felt sure to get something great, but it didn't live up to my expectations. I found the service a little direct. They had run out of specials 1 minute after advising us of 2 of them. Non branded Champagne was average for the price. Steak was good and hand cut chips very very good but some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?