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The Magpie Inn

££ - £££, British,
1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
+44 1449 612727
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“magpie” (34 reviews)
“surf turf” (5 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Chinese, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
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1 - 10 of 160 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Visited just after 12noon (without booking) for lunch, very helpful lady behind the bar, directed us to the back room (the bar extends into the dining area which presumably used to be the snug). Good selection of real ales on the bar and I was...More

Thank richoh1
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear richoh1 Many thanks for your review I am glad you enjoyed your meal, however I do appologise for the londoner he visits a few times and has been told on a couple of occasions, had I have known at the time either I or...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

The sunday carvery here is really good. Offered on the day we went was Beef, Lamb and Gammon. A huge selection of different veg to choose from is also offered, all cooked to perfection. Another good point is the pricing, £4.95, £6.95 and £8.95 for...More

Thank wysiwwg
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear wysiwwg Thankyou so much for your review I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal, we look forward to seeing you again very soon, again thankyou

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Very family friendly, great food and an excellent array of Gins. Fantastic atmosphere with a small outside seating area. Close to a park for children to play.

Thank AngelaDemoore
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear AngelaDemoore Thankyou very much for your review, we all look forward to seeing you again very soon

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I was for a business trip in Stowmarket and Magpie Inn is just perfect. Nice people nice beers nice lads

Thank Stefano C
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Stefano C Thankyou for the time to leave a review we are glad we made you welcome when back in the area hope to see you again

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Went with friends. All had t.bone steak . All steak was cooked to each of our needs . Freindly staff and very nice pub . And free drink with meal . Lovely

Thank s g
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear s g Thankyou very much for your review, so glad you enjoyed your steaks, is certainly very popular look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 25 June 2018

My Wife , Me & my Son had a lovely 2 course meal as always. We just love this place lovely food well priced wonderful chef & and very good staff all round.. It is a shame we do not live closer but we go...More

Thank Michael B
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Michael B Thankyou very much for your review, its a shame you dont live closer so we could see more of you

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Friends had raved about the magpies carvery and they weren’t wrong! Great selection of meat and and the best selection of sides I’ve ever seen on a carvery! Needed a bigger plate just for the veggies 😁. Definitely one to go back to

Thank flackfamily2011
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear flackfamily2011 Many thanks for your great review, maybe try a jumbo plate next time to fit all the veggies on !!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Good choice of food something for most tastes friendly helpful staff good at lunch time would go again

Thank josiejosh2016
Malcolm C, Owner at The Magpie Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear josiejosh2016 Many thanks for your review we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was our first visit to The Magpie - our friends had booked a table for a birthday meal for 9 of us. The menu was varied with something for everyone! There were some "specials" including "surf & turf" which were extremely good value for...More

Thank valandkarl
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Great family birthday nostalgic meal with brilliant slide show photos of old Stowmarket on screen in corner of restaurant. Good quality and choice of food. Really friendly and helpful staff

Thank christmasfamily2018
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AngelaDemoore
27 December 2017|
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Response from MattStott | Property representative |
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the pub as food is served in all areas. There is a grassed beer garden where dogs are welcome.
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Leisure-traveller
5 March 2016|
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Response from Malcolm C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes you can try our car park at the back of the pub if not just up combs lane the doctors surgery parks about 40 cars, is only about 30metres walk to us
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Pet6Griff
19 November 2015|
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Response from Malcolm C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry if you go on the groupon website it will open up a diary page for you to choose a day, however due to our popularity we are extremely busy so please be patient with us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 612727
  • E-mail
Description
A Traditional English Country Pub Offering Wide-range Menu including traditional British and Chinese options (Vegan, Vegetarian, gluten and lactose free options available) and a large range of draught beers and ciders. Also incorporates The Gin Palace with a choice of over 230 different gins.
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