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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 1 week ago

A surprise birthday treat for me and it was lovely. I enjoyed a selection of tasty options from the separate vegetarian menu. Presentation delightful. We will return one day.

Thank LillyVonSchtupp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove over an hour to lunch here as this restaurant deserves it! The staff is outstanding and the food to die for - the wine list is huge and the bill is tiny (the three course lunch was utterly delicious from first to last...More

Thank Hokeypokey13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our welcome was good but the service a little slow to start. BUT as we got into our delicious meal the staff executed everything with pansh and a smile. A thoroughly enjoyable experience and one which I intend to repeat. Most of all was the...More

Thank iantaylor4620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about my visit and experience was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff.

Thank DenisHiles
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Fantastic food, good value, lovely staff, good ambiance, no piped music, just the sound of convivial chatter. Clean simple decor in a plum spot overlooking the market place. Would like to return some time.

Thank penny h
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Exceptional quality food, beautifully presented and promptly served in a charming setting. The best restaurant in Suffolk bar none.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We were greeted warmly on our arrival.our room was beautiful it was the loft room ,we had a complementary bowl of fruit and a decanter of sherry,the mini fridge was well stocked with wine beer & chocolate. Service and food in the restaurant was superb,attention...More

Thank lindasargent
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Saturday 25th November. Nana Stannard’s 80th birthday and MBE family celebration. Superb food, superb wine and truly wonderful staff and ambience. We can’t thank them enough for a very special day.

Thank TurpieFamily
Reviewed 9 November 2017 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 31 October 2017

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
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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$ 35 - US$ 69
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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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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