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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had a great family lunch here for the first time. Very welcoming and charming. Great I.P.A. and good wine. The food was home cooked and we enjoyed it all. Proper [8 oz] burgers for some and the chicken was also first class. For me Suffolk ham eggs and chips. Outstanding ham and perfectly cooked eggs. We all agreed that the...

Thank Martin A
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This charming and quaint pub surely has the X Factor for us. We stopped off here today, purely by chance, for lunch. I was attracted to it, initially driving past it, thought it looked very pretty. Let me say, we were not disappointed. The service was very friendly, excellent tasty home cooked food, at VERY reasonable prices, it was fabulous...

Thank Sally L
Marrakech, Morocco
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lovely old pub with very friendly people around. Ray and Pam are welcoming and the beer and food are good. Best kept pint of IPA in the area. Pretty little village surrounded by fields. Not too far from Colchester, Bury St. Edmunds and Ipswich. A good base to travel from.

Thank Myrtle333
Cavendish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I cannot sing the praises of the Swan at Little Waldingfield high enough. The home cooked food is delicious and you are made to feel so welcome. I haven't stayed here as we don't live too far away but the rooms they have available look very comfortable.

Thank Grey O
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a lovely little unpretentious pub but probably not for everyone. If you like your landlords a little dry and sarcastic then Ray will deliver. Regulars were all welcoming which is always a good sign. Food was nice, nothing pretentious about the menu. ( not that there was one as Ray prefers to deliver the choices himself.) Very good...

1Thank angushubbard
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Friendly service, good traditional pub food and a comfy room, you will be well looked after here. The bed and breakfast rooms are fine and the breakfast was lovely. Outside there is a stunning floral display with plenty of space to park. Very attractive, unpretentious old place.

Thank greenedd100
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place felt like a throwback to the 1950s, and so did the food. A dreary bar and the kind of meal you'd expect to find in a third rate truckers' cafe 60 years ago. Out of a depressing menu, we chose prawn cocktail, grilled gammon with an egg on top (we declined the offer of canned pineapple) and stodgy...

Thank Guy d
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Popped in on the off chance - great menu and reasonably priced. Good choice of ale / wine and super service too - well worth a visit! Open fires gave a great atmosphere to the bar and restaurant. Sign up to their website for offers.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We were staying in the village and came to the pub for a meal. It was the night of the first game of the rugby and the bar was full. I had phoned the pub to tell them of my dietary needs and the landlord was great about it. We had a lovely meal, and really enjoyed the evening with...

Thank rogers26
essex, england
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We have just had a great meal at a fantastic price on our final night in Suffolk. The atmosphere was very relaxed with lots of jokes with the locals. Definately worth a visit. ☺ Dont believe the reviews on Google.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

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Address: The Street | Little Waldingfield, Babergh District CO10 0SQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Sudbury
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“accessible straight from the forecourt with bathroom handrails good for the disabled”
 of 5 bubbles greenedd100, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was lovely, the only negative was the intermittent free wi fi but if you go into the pub there is good reception.”
 of 5 bubbles Rhona11, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Go to Lavenham or Long Melford”
 of 5 bubbles 631danj, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms in the old stable block (where we stayed) had a semi private garden with French windows - a great feature for warm summer evenings.”
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