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The Arbor House

) #78 of 360 Restaurants in Ipswich ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, , British
43 High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QL, England
+44 1473 219660
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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43 High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QL, England
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61 - 70 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2012

4 of us ate here at the end of Oct, using a Groupon deal. We have been before, but not under the new ownership. The food was lovely, particular highlights were the spicy sausage and mash, and the caesar salad starter. Puddings very very nice,...More

Thank naomi1739
Reviewed 16 November 2012

My wife and I recently took advantage of a Groupon deal to try out the Arboretum, a place that we've been meaning to visit for ages. First off, we couldn't book a table at a weekend due to there being only a limited number of...More

1  Thank Keeop
Reviewed 9 November 2012

I found this place via Groupon, and didnt know it existed. I read some bad reviews on here, but glad I ignored them. I went on a Tuesday lunch time, and there were a few other diners that gave it a nice atmosphere. A table...More

Thank Normalaka
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We visited this restaurant last weekend whilst in Ipswich, as it is off the main track so not somewhere you are likely to come across by chance but well worth trying to find. I had mussels to start followed by the pork, both dishes were...More

Thank browngirl1302
Reviewed 4 November 2012 via mobile

Would not normally have thought of going here but went via Groupon offer. All three courses were excellent and the service was very good and made to feel welcome. We did look at the main menu which had a great selection but may be a...More

Thank David-Tractor-Boy
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Having visited The Arb last month for a Groupon luncheon where we were bitterly disappointed, on 25th October we decided to try dinner. A really pleasant experience. The atmosphere was bistro-like: all the well polished wooden tables were marked "reserved" and simply set. The menu...More

Thank SuffolkSophisticat
Reviewed 17 October 2012 via mobile

Everything fell short of expectation, except there being 2 Czech lagers! The set menu is very restricted and it didn't show a&e what the restaurant is capable of. The meals we had were ok, they definitely didn't do justice to the ingredients. So close...!

Thank Dani H
Reviewed 12 October 2012

I have eatern at the Arboretum a number of time and always remember why I come back - the food is so tasty, well cooked, interesting, always changing, fresh and basically delicious! I really like the informal atmosphere -there is usually a mix of diners...More

Thank Fluffychuffy
Reviewed 3 October 2012

The title says it all. Had we paid full whack we would have been appalled. There were only three couples in for lunch today (while we were there). The one member of staff on duty was helpful and courteous. However, the wait for our three...More

Thank SuffolkSophisticat
Reviewed 28 September 2012 via mobile

We took advantage of a Groupon deal and booked a table at The Arboretum in Ipswich. We had heard good things but this was our first visit. We were greeted in our arrival and ordered our drinks. The choice of food was good and was...More

Thank Anthony M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 219660
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Located a stone's throw from the Town Center we are most welcoming of locals, tourists, students and dogs with well behaved owners.
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