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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 good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Road | Nr Stowmarket, Cotton IP14 4QL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a find!!! Tonight we decided on a last minute meal out to Trowel and Hammer in Cotton Suffolk! What a treat! This really is a picturesque Suffolk pub! Grand but cosy! We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals, I had Suffolk chicken breast with cider,...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another nice experience at this traditional country pub. Friendly atmosphere, welcoming staff and nice food. Would highly recommend at visit!

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 2 last night. Excellent good quality food attentively served, warm friendly surroundings. Recommend the sticky toffee pudding.

Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Just had an enjoyable meal with 27 others this evening. Good food, excellent service. Very comfortable restaurant. We will certainly be back again!

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I called in for a light lunch and pint after a morning's country walk. The welcome I received was particularly warm and friendly. There was a good choice of sandwiches, light lunches or full meals and was exactly as specified on the web site menu....More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Called in for lunch with a party of 16 hungry and thirsty walkers. The pub has a very pleasant atmosphere, welcoming hosts and a good menu selection. The food was very good and the service excellent. Well worth a visit and our group will certainly...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Family outing, bust Sunday Lunch but staff very attentive and food very indulgent. Veggie roasts and veggie gravy thoroughly enjoyed and beef was very well cooked and tenders. Extra yorkshires not a problem. A good selection of puddings to suit all. Not the best coffee...More

Thank traceykbkb
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a traditional old village pub, what it looks like on the outside is how it is inside. Friendly staff, reasonable food and a very pleasant atmosphere. Kids, dogs all welcome.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Second wedding anniversary which is cotton. This made sense and is a village with one pub. It only needs one. From the friendly email booking to the greeting. Warm log fire, traditional pub look and feel. Well kept beer, attentive staff (and all very young...More

Thank TravellingZel
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our company had an Christmas lunch here. It was one of, if not the, best Christmas meal I've had at a pub or restaurant. Portion size just right, turkey moist, veg cooked perfectly and a Yorkshire mmm. Tasted just like a home cooked dinner. £14...More

Thank wardster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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