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Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
+44 7831 698298
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw a deal at the King's Head that included a lunch/river cruise on this lovely little launch and glad we took it up. Great crew and a well provided lunch menu nicely served. Interesting commentary giving a good insight to the area. I was given...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was taken on a cruise and meal by my family for a special birthday sprise. It was BRILLIANT. They looked after our every need and were only too happy to help with a very disabled 9 year old that needed to be carried on. Food...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weather was on our side, which was a defo bonus as no sheltered area on deck. So check the f'cast! Was a excellent day from start to finish. Captain an crew were all very welcoming and friendly with good humoured banter. Drinks were served soon...More

Thank peterbickers
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We booked on Thursday for the following Sunday and benefited from a late cancellation. The crew were all very friendly and good fun. The information on the local landmarks provided by the captain were very interesting. The boat was a reasonable size for the 12...More

Thank Willday40
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Booking was well managed and dealt with any pre-trip queries with no fuss. Welcoming onboard was genuine and unfussy but explained the do's and don'ts of how to enjoy the cruise. Good choice of starters, mains and desserts and enough drink options to suit all...More

Thank TownFanNo1
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were treated to a trip on the Lady Florence and we had a superb trip. First up the river with a drink as we went. We ordered from the menu which had a number of tasty choices, then, after turning round, dinner. The dinner...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our experience of a cruise from Orford quay along the Rivers Alde and Ore. The staff were all charming and helpful and they do an amazing job of preparing and serving a 3 course meal, from a fairly extensive menu, whilst travelling along....More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We joined the boat for a trip and lunch on Tuesday 19th September 2017. It was excellent. Considering the size of the galley, the lunch was superb, the crew were all very friendly. A memorable day and one to be recommended. Thank you.

Thank CastleCamps
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Our party of 4 - including elderly parents - enjoyed a lunch trip today on the Lady Florence from Orford Quay. The three hour trip gave us the opportunity to enjoy the views of Orford Ness whilst enjoying a delicious three course lunch in the...More

Thank sham12017
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Superb food and service on board. Nothing seems to be too much trouble and the commentary by Jon was well worth hearing. His knowledge of the river Ald is phenomenal

Thank Paul S
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5 December 2016|
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Response from Craig A | Property representative |
yes there will be a lunch time cruise at 12 noon on the 31st Deember 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orford Quay, Orford IP12 9ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 7831 698298
  • E-mail
Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering 2½ Brunch (Breakfast) and 3½ hour A la Carte Lunch or Dinner Cruises. Serving freshly prepared on board wholesome food and drinks. Leaving from Orford Quay cruising the calm waters of the Alde and Ore. Taking up to 12 passengers on this historic 50 foot MFV built in 1944 with ample space on deck and in the wheelhouse and a comfortable dining saloon. Every cruise includes an informative commentary on both the intriguing history that made this area, and the wildlife which now inhabits it.Your meal is freshly prepared on board while you cruise using local produce.The Lady Florence is available for private charter, or individuals may book independently, sharing with other passengers,Lady Florence operates all year round, including Christmas Day, with a cosy coal fire in winter. There is a small but comprehensive wine list.Daily Cruises9.30am - 11.45am (Breakfast) Brunch 12 noon - 3.30pm a la carte LUNCH4pm - 7.30pm a la carte DINNER
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