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The Poachers Pocket

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Poachers Pocket Rosemary Lane | Kelsale, Saxmundham IP17 2QS, England
+44 1728 602174
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“pudding” (4 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Poachers Pocket Rosemary Lane | Kelsale, Saxmundham IP17 2QS, England
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The warm and cheerful welcome we always get here makes it a 'go again' pub. The addition of well kept ales, varied and tasteful menu coupled with generous, well cooked portions turns it into a must go again pub. And we will.

Thank John4725
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nice choice of menu, not just roasts. Food well cooked. The host behind the bar could be a bit more friendly. All in all this pub is ok.

Thank ledidorset
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Always busy & friendly, frequented by tourists and locals alike. Fine dining it is not, but good honest British fare. Its got it in buckets.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were travelling to Lowestoft from Kent and were feeling hungry so started looking for pub signs off the main road ad did not want to eat with the sound of the traffic. We were lucky enough to notice the sing to the Poachers Pocket....More

Thank maghart
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We popped in for lunch while on a walk and the pub was exactly what we wanted. Very good beer and a wide range of food choices. We just wanted baguettes and chips which were quickly served and very tasty. Pub had a nice friendly...More

Thank selena c
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived for our booked 7.30pm table, bar area very "clicky" - proprietor not particularly friendly - as we weren't local. Ordered mixed grill x 2 (disappointing) sirloin steak (should have been well done was rare) scampi was ok. Food took ages to arrive and then...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Meals are reasonably priced and very tasty. The pub is very dog friendly and the locals are very welcoming.

1  Thank sandra r
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Visited here last week on a family holiday. Although I got a feeling of it being a pub for locals, the locals were very friendly. The service was good, and our waitress was very friendly and helpful. The food was good with very generous portion...More

Thank MattnMarie
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Friendly service, good beer, lovely food, all round warm atmosphere. We go as often as possible. In fact I think I will book tonight July 22nd.

Thank roydwarren13
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We booked a table for 8.00 The welcome was nice at this typical village pub. We were shown to a table and given menus. We ordered drinks at the bar. Our order was taken and we sat and chatted, and chatted and chatted. Yes, it...More

2  Thank sahanben55
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14 April 2017|
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Response from daveandkarenbond | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am really sorry but I cannot give a definite answer because we don't like sport, However my husband remembers that while we were eating everyone in the bar was watching football so probably in that case they do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poachers Pocket Rosemary Lane | Kelsale, Saxmundham IP17 2QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Saxmundham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 602174
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