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Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247431
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this lovely restaurant with my partner to celebrate his new job offer. The staff were lovely from the minute we walked through the door - very courteous, friendly and knowledgeable about what they were serving. The restaurant itself is reasonably compact, which makes...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit to the Great House and we were not disappointed. We came for lunch Saturday 28th October, just the two of us and we had a wonderful lunch. I must admit I ordered the wrong starter for my personal taste, I...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are lucky enough to live nearby and have eaten here dozens of times. We have rarely been disappointed. But we are disappointed that owners Regis and Martine Crepy have announced their intention to sell up after 32 years of running The Great House. Meanwhile...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking was quick and my requests accommodated. We were made very welcome and the atmosphere was lovely. All staff were friendly and professional. We had three courses from the set menu, all of which were delicious and attractively presented. A nice touch was the tasteful...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary I hoped that the reviews were accurate. They most certainly were. Wonderful location on the square of a beautiful village.Warmly greeted and shown to our table. There are not a lot of tables so you have the feeling of...More

Thank MalcolmDavies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standards of service and the quality of food are of the highest level. A group of us enjoyed a wide selection of starters, mains and desserts - no-one was disappointed. All dishes were beautifully presented, flavour combinations were innovative and set the taste buds alight....More

Thank Beeteeyork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this restaurant. It is kept for special occasions, which is silly really, as its not hugely expensive and is one of the best places to eat for many miles...including many London establishments. Food always on the button and changing so you never get...More

1  Thank johnp1866
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If only every restaurant I ate in was this good, I'd be a very happy man. Unfortuneately, they aren't so I'll probably continue to be a grumpy old man. We had the 3 course prix fixe menu and enjoyed every course. It will probably have...More

1  Thank AlanB683
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Good varied menu. Food excellent and vegetarians can be satisfied. Atmosphere good, service great. High end dining. Would go there again and again.

Thank David N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The warmth of the welcome and the friendly, helpful professional staff began the evening so well, and then to find that they had a wonderful vegetarian menu too just made it perfect! Home made bread rolls and Brittany butter followed by a delightful 'amuse bouche'...More

Thank SLSJemima2016
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6 September 2016|
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Response from whitstablite | Reviewed this property |
They have off road parking. But I can't vouch for how secure it is. I would not worry very much.
16 March 2016|
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Response from Jeanmas2015 | Reviewed this property |
I feel certain that if the enquirer telephoned to the Great House and asked if a vegetarian meal could be available, he would receive a very courteous and probably also a favourable response. I am not aware of anywhere... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 66
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
  • E-mail
The Great House offers its customers an individual twist on classical French cooking in addition to traditional 'Haute cuisine'. A charming and comfortable boutique hotel as well as a restaurant, it is highly acclaimed and has won many accolades, including Best Restaurant with Rooms (The Good Hotel Guide), on of Britain's Top 100 Restaurants (The Sunday Times & Hardens Guide) and East of England Restaurant of the Year (Which? Good Food Guide). Three AA rosettes.
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