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The Nelson

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Mill Road, Holton, Halesworth IP19 8PP, England
+44 1986 835734
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Danehill, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

4 of us went fishing at Halesworth lakes and stayed at The Lord Nelson, Holton. Our expectations were low - we're fishermen, we were there for the fish, not the food or the decor! However.........we had a great experience: The welcome was friendly; The rooms were clean, nicely decorated/furnished; The food was excellent; It was good value; We felt the... More 

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Aylsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Very friendly welcome. Decor of a good standard. Starters included baked mini Camembert with bread; pate and toast. Mains - roast beef, roast pork... I went for the vegetable curry which was absolutely delicious. Although portion sizes were good, some had room for dessert. Treacle tart is highly recommended. Good value for money. Would visit again.

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1 Thank Horologist
Halesworth, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

A Free House offering real ales and locally sourced food . Ample car parking and excellent bed and breakfast accommodation. A genuine welcome awaits all ! Menus changed once a month. Well behaved dogs welcome. We attend on average 3 times per week. Look forward to seeing you !

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2 Thank Geoff C
Bristol, England
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153 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday while out for a walk. Very welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was extremely tasty. Would definitely recommend the Lowestoft Smokie. Service was also excellent. If you are in the area you should grab a bite to eat here.

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2 Thank Geo_Rox_123
Holton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Great meal here last night. Steak was superb and my husband had the veggie option which was delicious. Another great evening

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1 Thank Ali601
east of england
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

My husband and I have eaten here several times. The food here is excellent, we always forgot to have a starter and main or a main and dessert as all three are just a little to filling. The only critisum I have about the menu is it doesn't change that often. I know the restaurant is trying to be modern... More 

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3 Thank girlaloud10
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

We came here for our christmas do and I was amazed I had never been here before, just off the beaten track but the food and service was excellent. Very good portions and great value. Needs more recognition I feel

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2 Thank Bumble1980
Essex
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

A recent visit to the The Nelson for a light lunch lent itself to booking an overnight stay. Well what a great find!!! Quitely tucked away this pub has simply lovely accomodation. Recently rerurbished but retaining all the charm the accomodation is superb. Well done to the hosts as their attention to detail is spot on!! We will definately be... More 

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1 Thank DB1Essex
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

The food was alright, but served on cold plates and my beef had more veins than a varacose clinic, thats not their fault though, I blame the cow

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3 Thank Al-The-Polar-Bear
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

Situated in the centre of Holton, a typical Suffolk village, The Nelson is a place where we have eaten many times and have never been dissapointed. The chef is brilliant and the landlord and landlady are very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The menu is varied and uses fresh Suffolk produce. The wine list is excellent, as are the beers, on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road, Holton, Halesworth IP19 8PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Halesworth  >  Holton
  • Phone Number: +44 1986 835734

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?