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The Golden Key


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews bream sausage and mash dumplings bread cod sister pub the pub eton mess adnams beer stopped for lunch lovely dinner roaring fire friday evening great food and service cooked to perfection booked a table plough sail
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent lunch meal great service and cosy pub. Food was excellent I had the pheasant dish which was absolutely delicious.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank David H
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Booked here before daughter returned to uni after Christmas break. Very welcoming pub as you walk through the door with open fire. Staff were very attentive and looked after us. Food was great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lorna L
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We booked a table for 18.45 before going to a concert at Snape Maltings, and it was nearly full, so a reservation is recommended. The food was very good, as was the service. We had the traditional Fish & Chips & it was huge &...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Been around four times this year every time we visit my grandson. We are from Wales and the owners are more than accommodating, friendly and will go out of their way for you . Food delicious, I only wish they still had their stew and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gangmason
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Tried to arrange meal for 8 via phone msg and email but no confirmation so finally called in to get ok. 88 year old great grandad had travelled all the way from the lakes to host a family dinner but when we arrived there was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 322pamela1
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited The a Golden Key, with our dog, during a stay in Aldeburgh. The pub is very cosy with 2 lovely log fires, perfect for a chilly October night. We ordered the tomato hummus to start which was very tasty, then...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 221claref
Reviewed 29 October 2018

On a quiet Monday evening there was a roaring fire and good beer, we ate from the specials of the day. The whole bream was delicate and delicious. The homemade burger very good. We shared a warm apricot Franciscan tart with stem ginger ice cream....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank CarolynB788
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I booked to eat at the Golden Key last Thursday, partly because having checked on line to see the menu, saw a lamb dish that I fancied. However, having arrived at the pub and read the menu, it was not listed, so reluctantly I opted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank LeilahCheam
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Found the pub listed on the Suffolk food website and definitely lived up to its reputation. Probably the best Sea Bass I have ever had, my husband had the burger and really enjoyed it too. Staff were friendly and helpful, only downside was I found...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sophie_Cupcake22
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

After having visited just two evenings earlier the sister Pub the Plough and Sail at Snape Maltings which was 9 out of 10 for service food quality and presentation we we had high expectations for our dinner at the Golden Key and the reviews we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 0julians
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13 October 2015|
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Response from LinnyLou9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely.
16 September 2015|
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Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
they generally do a Christmas menu - as other answer said - call them....
5 September 2015|
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Response from 885nicolab | Reviewed this property |
No they didn't when we were there. However I can recommend the pie if they are still serving it.
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