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Lavenham Great House Restaurant

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Market Place | Suffolk, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247431
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Fri 19:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an amazing place. We stayed just one night as a treat from our daughter. We had a great room. Two double beds and lots of space - enough for a comfortable seating area. There was a coffee machine and a complimentary decantor of sherry. The restaurant is amazing. French cuisine at its finest, even compared to France. Do... More 

Thank Revd_Dr_Mike
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We highly recommend both the restaurant and accommodation. The food is beautifully presented, excellent flavours and has a twist to the menu, variation in the products used. Attention to detail within the rooms, service and food is second to none and very atmospheric. The wine list is incredible too, spoilt for choice. We would like to wish the business every... More 

Thank Isobel D
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This historic building houses one of the finest restaurants in East Anglia. The owner Regis Crepy and his wife Martine have been running this establishment for 30 years. The fine dining experience has to be tried to be believed. The French staff are extremely attentive. The wine list is very extensive, nothing is too much trouble. Everything on the menu... More 

Thank NicholasKeith
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited as a large group and the service was great- very attentive staff. We ordered a selection of meals. I wasn't keen on my starter (foie gras) despite the fact that I eat this regularly and normally love it! All of the accompaniments were extremely sweet and it ended up tasting bland. Other starters were good. Mains including lamb,... More 

Thank sbg4284
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to The Great House on various occasions for more than 20 years with the last time being yesterday evening for a family meal. The quality of service, ambience and food has never failed to impress.

Thank Paul D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a superb restaurant with excellent food, service and reasonable prices. Very French Good quality french w,ine available in 50cl carafes, linen napkins and tablecloths. Situated in the loveliest small town in East Anglia and well worth the journey.

Thank Charles R
Aldringham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This delightful restaurant is somewhere we regard as special and on this occasion we had with us a lovely voucher which had been given to us for our joint 140th birthday. We go 2 or 3 times a year and it was with a frisson of excitement that we entered the beautiful old building and with great anticipation joined the... More 

Thank Alan E
Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says, never lets you down, attentive but unobtrusive service, divine food and the prix fix menu the bargain of the month, only complaint, difficult to book a table!

Thank Babyjudge1
Caistor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told to expect excellence and were not disappointed. Attentive but not overwhelming service from friendly staff but the food was to die for! Not expensive either!

Thank jandd832
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just enjoyed another wonderful evening with my Daughter and a very special friend making his yearly pilgrimage to The Great House and we were all totally in agreement on leaving that we had enjoyed the best meal ever in this restaurant tonight , which considering we are always ecstatic about the food ,is very exciting . Of course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 63
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Suffolk, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?