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Lavenham Great House Restaurant

Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247431
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese board” (55 reviews)
“queen scallops” (14 reviews)
“turbot” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Service, food, just about everything, perfect. This, and its sister restaurant in Bury, are a sublime experience.

Thank SharonGhannam
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We spent 2 nights at the Great house and enjoyed an incredible diner reminding us the best French tables. The room was extremely comfortable ans spacious. The food was just amazing from the beginning to the end. (I recommend as a starter the isle of...More

Thank frequentraveller
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a lovely restaurant, the service is fantastic and usually the food is excellent. However on this occasion, my meal was only warm and has to be sent back, which meant my wife ate alone whilst my meal was reheated, and then watched me...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The Great House is a jewel in the Crown of fine dining. With justifiable awards and accolades this restaurant serves each dish as a work of art. Truly a superb restaurant. Five stars for everything The Great House has to offer. X X X X...More

1  Thank Arty L
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Four of us had lunch to celebrate a special birthday. We have dined at the Great House before, and the food is always excellent - as it was on this occasion. From the starters to the sweet all courses were delicious and the service was...More

Thank AthenaSuffolk
Reviewed 21 October 2015

2nd visit to the Great House and was not dissapointed! Food & service were both perfect. It wasgreat being able to choose between the A la Carte menu & the set evening menu - especially as you can mix & match. Looking forward to returning...More

Thank Katrina B
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had lunch at The Great House on Saturday 17 October. The staff,service and food were all impeccable. The menu was interesting and varied, everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed the meal. We would recommend it to anyone.

Thank wildingdavid
Reviewed 19 October 2015

For my wife's birthday we had the three course lunch menu. Seated at a window table with a delightful view of the square our whole meal and experience was perfect- particularly the groaning cheese trolley. I succumbed to Le Vieux Lille!! A busy restaurant but...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Visited this wonderful restaurant to celebrate wedding anniversary. This was an incredible place to eat. Staff attentive but in an unobtrusive way, all French in a French restaurant. Food was to die for, full of flavour and a delight on the eye. We will be...More

Thank Martinp2901
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We visited this restaurant recently for dinner and decided to order from the set menu. It was one of the best meals we have ever had and was most reasonably priced. The quality of food and presentation were excellent. All was served by very efficient,...More

Thank Sue B
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Response from whitstablite | Reviewed this property |
They have off road parking. But I can't vouch for how secure it is. I would not worry very much.
16 March 2016|
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Response from Jeanmas2015 | Reviewed this property |
I feel certain that if the enquirer telephoned to the Great House and asked if a vegetarian meal could be available, he would receive a very courteous and probably also a favourable response. I am not aware of anywhere... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$67
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Suffolk, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
  • E-mail
The Great House offers its customers an individual twist on classical French cooking in addition to traditional 'Haute cuisine'. A charming and comfortable boutique hotel as well as a restaurant, it is highly acclaimed and has won many accolades, including Best Restaurant with Rooms (The Good Hotel Guide), on of Britain's Top 100 Restaurants (The Sunday Times & Hardens Guide) and East of England Restaurant of the Year (Which? Good Food Guide). Three AA rosettes.
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