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Trowel and Hammer

££ - £££, British,
Mill Road | Nr Stowmarket, Cotton IP14 4QL, England
+44 1449 257381
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Road | Nr Stowmarket, Cotton IP14 4QL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

a lovely busy country pub with fantatsic food,great service with lovely staff.also loved the ordamental elephants in the garden

Thank mummymar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 10 met for lunch yesterday. We had pre-ordered our main courses from an excellent menu. Our meals arrived very promptly, even though we had arrived early and everyone was very happy with their meal choices. The food was well cooked and presented,...More

Thank jmc8765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They get it right here! The menu caters for all age groups and Gluten Free well catered for too. It's not cheap pub food by any stretch of the imagination. It's quality ingredients cooked by a good chef and therefore priced accordingly. Staff were very...More

Thank Bobidy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely people, great food, never disappointed each time we visit. Nothing is ever too much trouble, will be returning again soon

Thank landrews943
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We wanted a walk and lunch in memory of a dear friend and Elliott & Abi were very helpful in the planning. One the (very wet) day we had 28 walking and 32 sitting down to lunch. They opened early so we could chose our...More

1  Thank LesleyMH
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Sunday band night in the garden was great fun. Plastic glasses a bit of a shame and the band were generally average but a great atmosphere and a really good night.

Thank DRB380
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Glad I tried it, will definitely go again with friends. Good atmosphere and made to feel welcome. Clean and tidy.

Thank W8874FCdavidg
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Had a lovely lunch here; friendly staff and great service. The menu was good and the food great. The pub itself is traditional with a clean and cosy feel inside. The tables are well spaced and not on top of one another like some places,...More

Thank ben m
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here following a recommendation which it lived up to. Food was great, server told us a large table had booked so there would be an additional 10 minute wait for food. No problem we could have sat there all day to be honest....More

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Visited today, Sunday, we hadn't booked but got a table no problem. Ordered drinks and a main course. Small red wine £5.50 bit steep for a country pub. This is a dog friendly pub with a lovely garden, but have to note that the entrance...More

Thank SM24412
TrowelandHammer, Owner at Trowel and Hammer, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hello SM24412, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I will address each point raised one by one. Sorry you felt £5.50 was a bit steep for a glass of wine but we are competivly priced for the area. We are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 09:30
12:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road | Nr Stowmarket, Cotton IP14 4QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Cotton
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 257381
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Picturesque part-thatched pub in the beautiful village of Cotton serving excellent homemade food, well kept real ales, a wide selection of lagers and ciders, as well as an extensive range of wines and soft drinks. Always something happening join our Facebook page to keep up to date!
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