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Pea Porridge


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've lost count of the amount of times I've returned to Pea Porridge and I'll keep doing so, because their food and service are simply outstanding. On this occasion I took six friends, some who had been before and some who hadn't and they all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ianh379
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been aware of this restaurant for some time, but this was our first visit. Warm, welcoming environment and service. Fascinating menu! After reading reviews on here I decided I needed to be adventurous, so not surprising that some choices suited me better than...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food and wine set in a old Bakery perfect surroundings for a romantic dinner. Service is second to none very friendly and helpful

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long overdue visit to Pea Porridge very satisfying it was to. Usual excellent customer service, pleasant, knowledgeable and attentive. Amazing menu, we struggled to make a choice everything was so appealing. In the end we settled for cheese sharing for starter, slow cooked lamb to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Timlet1909
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had lunch here today. The menu was really interesting with dishes that I hadn’t tried before. Our hostess was amazing. We can see why this restaurant hits the national best places to eat on a regular basis. For my main I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Samsummers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Bury St Edmunds for the weekend and wanted to try somewhere that’s a bit different. I phoned and they managed to squeeze us in for a 9pm table. We are so glad they did. The menu is amazing. We had pigs ears,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ingarfield
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Because we live 40 miles away we have not been back to Pea Porridge for some months. It is very much still up to standard. The food is top quality and different, e.g rabbit, brains and tripe were all on the menu along with more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank David L
Reviewed 8 December 2018

This is a great restaurant, staff attentive, nice cosy atmosphere for a winter's evening. Delicious food, we had calves brains followed by the Boar special, which was thoroughly winter warming. Would happily go again and again, something different from the usual so worth a go.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ACSOxford
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We only get to this restaurant once a year but it never disappoints. Front of house is the best in Suffolk and the food is always satisfying. This chef has a great palate and can be relied on to put lovely flavours together. Today it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Sydney B
Reviewed 5 December 2018

The food was very different and the bread for starter was made from scratch it was attractive to look at and the food was very hot

Date of visit: January 2018
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Response from justinsharp | Property representative |
hi , the first reply is accurate.. thank you.
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Y9066IPpaulc | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
21 January 2017|
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Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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