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Wyken Vineyards

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A jewel in Suffolk’s crown

Have been going to Wyken for over 20 years. The building and gardens are beautiful and lunch or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Needham Market, United Kingdom
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Such an amazing place!

Great food, wonderfull sparkling wine, very friendly staff. We went in for a coffee, but after... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Varnsdorf, Czech Republic
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Housed in a converted 400 year old barn, the Leaping Hare restaurant, has been in the Good Food Guide for 20 consecutive years, as well as being a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide. We serve a blend of modern and traditional European dishes, made...more
Wyken Road, Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2DW, England
+44 1359 250287
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to Wyken for over 20 years. The building and gardens are beautiful and lunch or dinner are always excellent. They have got the service and ambiance just right. Simple and stylish restaurant, with seasonal well thought out dishes. The fresh salted rosemary...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Great food, wonderfull sparkling wine, very friendly staff. We went in for a coffee, but after seeing the menu we stayed for lunch. On friday at 1pm there was no wait, and the food came quickly.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous little place in the middle of nowhere! Great friendly, caring staff in the little shop and very well skilled in the restaurant/cafe. Lunch was top-notch as was the coffee and the service. Beautiful decor with great gifts for any occasion. One of my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Off the beaten path, but worth the travel (just outside of Bury). Wyken has excellent food that you enjoy in an converted barn. Great selection. Food has been amazing on each visit. Try their wine :)

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank stacyc569
Reviewed 2 December 2018

My visits to Wyken are usually so enjoyable , but our annual Christmas coffee morning was tainted by the waitress who I can only describe as rude ! She was an older aged waitress , all the younger ones were delightful and helpful . With...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Our first and last visit. We decided to go for lunch after having our car serviced in Bury St Edmunds so had a look at what was out there and happened upon this place. It was busy when we arrived so we were not surprised...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I was taken here for lunch today and I have to say what a beautiful spot. We ended up spending most of the day there, enjoying the Autumn sunshine and grounds of the Estate. Food and service in the bistro were both excellent (as was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WifeMumWorker
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is one of our favourite destinations for lunch, farmers market and amazing shopping. The best bookshop/gift shop/ toyshop in the area combined with seriously good food and wine served up in a beautiful and artistically converted barn. You need to book for the sit-down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Firstly we had a wander along the woodland walk to the vines, unfortunately they had just finished picking grapes which would have been nice to see. This walk is accross the field and takes about 15 mins slow walk to reach the vines, the path...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit. When we arrived (mid morning) the vast car park was very busy. A good sign of a popular destination. Having looked around the shop we went to the café for a coffee. This is a great experience & I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Barbara Z
16 October 2017|
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Response from DeLeechie | Reviewed this property |
I think there may be a couple of cottages in the grounds but I’m not certain. I don’t think the vineyard is open during harvest time
9 August 2017|
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Response from jamesaK2914HR | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.
Dorian K
4 May 2017|
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Response from laverne a | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is i hope you enjoy your visit as much as we did.