We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Lovely Sunday Lunch - perfectly cooked veggies!

Don't be put off by other reviews on here, the Sunday Lunch is very good, and the staff are very... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
United Kingdom
Lovely lunch

I went here for a two course Sunday lunch and yes the surrounding are not the smartest in the town... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
Read all 20 reviews
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
4 Nov 2016
“Lovely Sunday Lunch - perfectly cooked veggies!”
16 Sep 2016
“Standard Friday.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
1 Great Colman Street, Ipswich IP4 2AA, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Don't be put off by other reviews on here, the Sunday Lunch is very good, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Unlike a lot of pubs/bars/restaurants who fail to properly cook veggies - PUMP & GRIND served PERFECTLY cooked vegetables. The beef was...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Solange888
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

No body here. Went to go for a drink. No bar staff. Waited a while. Got served in the end. All funny beers. Place is empty on a Friday night. So quiet.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Garry C
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing night. We got group on vouchers for burgers and a beer which were awesome. Cheap drinks, quirky venue, fab staff and the prof was the best. A shame he is not there more often and it's not closer to us or we...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Paulapopop6
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A lot of people seem to think this is owned and managed by Tom Kerridge the celeb chef and highly successful pub entrepreneur. The staff are friendly enough but the place isn't well managed, there's a lot of poor housekeeping and the coffee when I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Simon_Greene
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Great bar and small venue space. Good coffee and tea selection. Table tennis and street fighter as well as pool.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

After hearing good things about the venue I was hugely disappointed. First I'll start with the good points: - apparently the beer is good - coffee was nice And the down points: Plastic cups, no cucumber for gin, few staff on duty and band started...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 591EmmaJ
Reviewed 7 February 2016

My partner and I went to Pump and Grind this afternoon. for the roast dinner. Well, it was probably one of the worst meals we have had in ages. The beef was tough, the carrots and cabbage were more or less raw, the red cabbage...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank theresa h
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Came to Pump and Grind for the first time to see the legendary, the one and only, DJ Maseo from De La Soul, who was everything I expected and more. What an amazing night. Fabulous staff, a quality and diverse range of beers, atmosphere just...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Pensky
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I went here for a two course Sunday lunch and yes the surrounding are not the smartest in the town but they have got everything you need there. The food its self was lovely it really was and I had salmon pate and then a...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank IpswichMrsA
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

This place needs to advertise its excellent food so much better. Sampled their Sunday veggie roast dinner a couple of weeks ago and it was superb. However the friend that I went with hadn't even realised they did food. Nice feel inside but the outside...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Lisalu67
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
Premier Inn Ipswich Town Centre (Quayside) Hotel
913 reviews
.36 miles away
Novotel Ipswich
982 reviews
.38 miles away
The Carlton Hotel
124 reviews
.39 miles away
Salthouse Harbour Hotel
1,543 reviews
.43 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 478 nearby restaurants
571 reviews
.03 miles away
Rios Brazil Churrascaria
263 reviews
.10 miles away
Blends Coffee House
89 reviews
.10 miles away
Pickwick's Coffee and Teahouse
69 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 230 nearby attractions
Christchurch Mansion
400 reviews
.15 miles away
Ancient House
98 reviews
.11 miles away
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre
56 reviews
.14 miles away
The Major Statue at Major's Corner
49 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pump & Grind staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines