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The Secret Garden

21 Friars Street | Buzzards Hall, Babergh District CO10 2AA, England
+44 1787 372030
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (54 reviews)
“mousse” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21 Friars Street | Buzzards Hall, Babergh District CO10 2AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delighted to get back to the Secret Garden, this time to celebrate a birthday. It was great last time but , I believe, the whole experience just gets better and better. Our starters of Lobster Salad and Heritage Tomatoes were sublime. Clean tasting and light....More

Thank sandytrip_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really nice, from preparation to presentation. I especially enjoyed the prosciutto and the wines. Very good service. I would definitively come back.

Thank MarionKOA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding, wonderful food, wine and service. What a team and what a delightful evening. The food is top quality with amazing flavours, wine cellar is of a quality that you wouldn't even see in most London restaurants and at a fraction of the price....More

Thank Aramburu1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called on the off chance for lunch, fantastic the food was soooooo yummy and the service was spot on, will certainly be back.

Thank grandmasue886
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful courtyard where we enjoyed some excellent wine great ambience good service.weren't able to stay for lunch but the menu looked lovely Will definitely go for dinner next time in Sudbury

Thank david a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Secret Garden last year when it was still in the original building and it was amazing. Food was delicious, service was fantastic. We were really impressed. We went again last night to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was like we...More

1  Thank LCXP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food and excellent, knowledgeable service in a lovely location. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

In this era of identical gastropubs and chain eateries, its good to find a 'real restaurant' with individuality. We very much enjoyed our meal celebrating Bastille Day this year. We followed the set menu with matching wine and much of the meal was delicious. Only...More

1  Thank stevemather
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We loved it, the food was tasty and the setting is delightful. The staff are friendly but not too assertive. Altogether fantastic.

Thank SecretSeven
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The food is fresh & beautifully presented with thoughtful friendly staff. Everything is made in house and nothing's better than finishing your lunch with a great choice of cake or choice of "specials of the day" deserts. They have now expanded the business into the...More

1  Thank Andy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Friars Street | Buzzards Hall, Babergh District CO10 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 372030
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This establishment operates as a tea room Monday to Saturday during the daytime, and offers an evening restaurant service on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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