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The Crown at Bildeston

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104 High Street | Bidleston, IPSWICH, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
+44 1449 740510
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“cannelloni” (4 reviews)
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
104 High Street | Bidleston, IPSWICH, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had a lovely meal , seen a few negative reviews,but i enjoyed it. all three courses were excellent, i had a £23 bottle of red melot, not the best and quite sharp, but the food was spot on

Thank john w
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Three of us lunched here this week. It is a fine building and everywhere is very clean. The service was excellent and the food was marvelous. I had herring roe on toast and I have never had such a good lunch. The Souffle desert was...More

Thank paulandsonja2
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We haven’t been to the Crown for a while so it was nice to visit again. The building and atmosphere was lovely, and the food was fantastic, presentation and taste can’t be faulted. The Red Poll rump steak is highly recommended, one of the best...More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Crown itself is a lovely building, very warm and inviting. However, the service was terribly slow and the food was very poor for the enormous price we paid. We opted for the Special, a steak platter for two to share .... Suffolk Red Poll...More

1  Thank carlandnic
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say...we had a fantastic evening!!! It was my birthday treat with my husband and my parents. We booked Thursday 2nd February as it was a 5 course meal focusing on Game and paired with wines for £60 per person...the food was delicious...amazing...it...More

Thank sandjclarke
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We call the crown late afternoon looking for a restaurant reservation and they were full. I mentioned that we would stay overnight if they could squeeze us in. They had room 1 available at £150 for the night so we decided to stay and include...More

3  Thank martin c
Reviewed 2 January 2017

New Years Eve must be a tough challenge for any gastro pub. This is a warm inviting place, great atmosphere , but NYE missed the mark. The party never got into full swing. Food OK but basic. Band played their socks off but no dancing,...More

Thank ClanRF
Reviewed 11 December 2016

It is not ALL the bar staff's fault, she was being chatted up by a man at the bar who was loud. This is an afternoon. He managed to extract her name (Jane), her age ( 23), and job title. I left before phone numbers...More

Thank pauline h
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

All aspects of this hotel are top class. The welcome at reception, the building, the bar, restaurant and my room were all of a very high standard. The food on offer at both dinner and breakfast along with service from the staff were excellent.

Thank Naldotwo D
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Sit and sip one of the good selection of whiskeys, have a coffee and lounge in comfy leather chairs, go here to treat yourself.

Thank LondonTubbs
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 High Street | Bidleston, IPSWICH, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Bildeston
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 740510
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