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The Parrot and Punchbowl

Aldringham Lane, Aldringham, Aldeburgh IP16 4PY, England
+44 1728 830221
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“liver” (12 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“duck egg” (3 reviews)
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Aldringham Lane, Aldringham, Aldeburgh IP16 4PY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very friendly old world pub. We ate here twice and the food was excellent each time. Very pleasant and efficient staff. Good atmosphere.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, service, and decor. One of our party is gluten free and they were knowledgable and clear. I would warn (as they did) that the poppadums, whilst themselves gluten free, are fried in the same oil as the Samosa. As a celiac I did...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4days in Aldringham and had four meals at this pub. Everybody working at the place made us feel at home. We got into some great conversations with the local patrons of the pub as well. The food was good and so was the...More

Thank NeilMcTavish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Parrot and Punchbowl while staying in Leiston. The food was lovely. My sea bass was beautiful, served with Green beans sautéed with chorizo and olives. Lovely combination. As was my husbands Ham , duck eggs and chips. I had tiramisu for dessert ,was...More

Thank KATRINA0473
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited "The Parrot" last Thursday evening. There was a nice, buzzing atmosphere. I had the impression that the establishment is mostly a venue for diners - not drinkers. We ordered mixed olives as an appetiser and then we each picked the...More

Thank Neil_in_Sheffield_UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a B&B about 1/2 mile from The Parrot and our hosts recommended this place for dinner. They did not steer us wrong. The surrounding area is a great mix of seaside, small historic towns and villages, farms and places to take leisurely...More

Thank LenLibrizzi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed near Aldringham for a few nights (Thorpeness) and kept passing this pub on our daily travels. We popped in on the off chance for a dinner with our two dogs and we were surprised with the ward and friendly welcome we received. The...More

Thank fariamike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute booking but glad we managed to get in as lovely friendly staff and good food. Place was very popular.

Thank desfac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Parrot is easy to find, being located on a road junction. It is a pub providing good English/European food. The staff are jolly and considerate. The kitchen seemed pretty prompt and the food exploits local produce where possible. It is flavoursome.

Thank EandCC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited based on a recommendation from Mark at Billeaford hall. We are glad we followed his advice. The staff were so very friendly at all times, service was excellent. We ate both nights of our stay having sampled the food on night 1. The...More

Thank philmo99
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Questions & Answers
24 May 2017|
Response from exfarmersteve | Reviewed this property |
If you are coeliac , you really should contact them. They certainly did appear very helpful
23 February 2017|
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Response from Joolesbeez | Reviewed this property |
Dogs allowed in bar but not restaurant area
14 June 2015|
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Response from LandladyParrot | Property representative |
Hi, We serve lunches 12 to 2pm everyday Sundays 12 to 2.30pm. Evenings 6.30 to 8.30 Mondays to Thursdays. 6.30 to 9pm Fridays and Saturdays. We close on Sunday evenings. Hope this is useful to you. Sheila . Landlady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldringham Lane, Aldringham, Aldeburgh IP16 4PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Aldeburgh  >  Aldringham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 830221
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