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Dark Horse Restaurant

Kiln Lane, Stowlangtoft, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3JZ, England
+44 1359 230904
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Kiln Lane, Stowlangtoft, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3JZ, England
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11 - 20 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017

My husband and I ate here last year and it was very good. The food on our recent visit unfortunately wasn't, it lacked flavour and quality plus menu was lacking. However the staff were very friendly and the surroundings are pleasant

1  Thank LillibetLewis
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

our 3rd visit - 1st was excellent the pig & fish combo was one of the best meals I've ever eaten. Service was good too as was the beer and wine options. 2nd visit went for same menu option - chalk and cheese from 1st...More

2  Thank kpw_haven
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The grounds of this beautiful building lead one to expect an experience commensurate with the surroundings. Unfortunately that was not the case. Initaially when asked for the wine list, we were told there wasnt one due to a change over of supplier. We were offered...More

1  Thank Cockspatch
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Been to DH many times under previous owners, always excellent. Went yesterday with Groupon, should have been Monday at 1pm but they phoned me at 12.20 to tell me they had arrived and had no electric, assured me all would be up and running for...More

2  Thank Tisswiss
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This 'hideaway' restaurant is nestling in pretty Suffolk countryside - watch out for the speed bumps and cattle grid on the approach. The food - although nicely presented, hardly represented value for money - the starters are very small (I noticed other diners on another...More

Thank Solange888
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We'd visited The Dark Horse twice before, once for a drink and then lunch - and were delighted with the food. We went for evening dinner last week (with a Groupon voucher) hoping for an equally delicious meal but were disappointed. We were given a...More

1  Thank Val L
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant this evening due to being given a Groupon voucher as a birthday present (do not go here unless you have been GIVEN a voucher for this place as you will be wasting your money). The staff are unorganised and inattentive without...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday (hottest June day since 1976), arriving just after 1 pm. The 2 waitresses were excellent and really welcoming. We were offered the new lunch menu of 2 courses for £13.50. For starters I chose the sardines whilst both ladies chose the button...More

Thank Marion L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We only found this restaurant because of a "Groupon". Set in the stables and coach house of a country house on a large estate it is off the beaten track. The menu is small but varied with something to suit most tastes. The staff are...More

Thank roybye
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here tonight, from beginning to the very end we were made to feel welcome! The staff couldn't do enough for us. The service, food presentation & the taste of our meal choices were simply wow!!! Hats off to the chef... Will recommend &...More

Thank Frott
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8 January 2015|
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Response from A440FDX | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all the above, lets hope the proprietor reads the reviews and does something to help new customers. Not everybody reads Trip Adviser as they should when they go somewhere new.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiln Lane, Stowlangtoft, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Stowlangtoft
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 230904
The Dark Horse offers light lunches/brunch from 11am - 2.30Pm dailey (closed Monday) and evening meals 6pm - 9pm, all day Saturday & 12noon - 4pm on Sundays including roast dinners. The bar is open all day from 11am - 11pm (closed Monday)
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