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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 good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (51 reviews)
“mousse” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21 Friars Street | Buzzards Hall, Babergh District CO10 2AA, England
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Reviews (217)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable evening meal supported by attentive staff. Attractive building. 3 course meal well presented and a reasonably set price. All in all well worth a visit. Seems quite small so probably best to book in advance which we did

Thank DandK490
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great restaurant in a lovely setting. Friendly management team made the visit really enjoyable. Would definitely recommend :)

Thank Philippa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a most enjoyable lunch in beautiful surroundings with excellent service. We liked the fact that choices are made from the a la carte menu but charged at a set price of 2 courses for £19 or 3 courses for £23. This is incredible...More

1  Thank essexmember
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place this is. Tucked away in the small town of Sudbury you are made to feel welcome as soon as you walk through the door. The staff are attentive friendly and happy to offer insight and advice re the menu and drinks...More

1  Thank Elbow59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Secret Garden Café has won the hearts of Sudbury food lovers. The new-ish Secret Garden Restaurant, right next-door in Friar's Street, is a subtle step in the direction of 'fine' dining. The welcome we received was warm. The service friendly and knowledgeable. The love,...More

1  Thank G A F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a wonderful concert eight of us were booked into The Secret Garden for dinner. The service and food was second to none absolutely wonderful. The service was discreet and nothing was too much trouble. One of our party had special dietary requirements which were...More

1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into town with no dinner bookings and walked past The Secret Garden, which had only recently been opened. All I can say is WOW. We had a cocktail at the seating at the front then got taken through and had a three course...More

1  Thank Purpleporsche
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 15 of us spent the most wonderful evening there, listening to the Bijoux Toots band. We had superb service, wonderful buffet, and the attention of the owner and all the staff was exemplary. We will definitely be returning (very soon!).

1  Thank 777den777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab service very friendly...fab cocktails....and the food was fantastic,definitely will be coming back loved it !!

1  Thank Denice P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were staying in Sudbury for a couple of days and found The Secret Garden here on trip advisor and what a great recommendation, we went there on the first night to have a look and book a table for the following night plus have...More

1  Thank Simon K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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