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Lavenham Great House Restaurant

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Market Place | Suffolk, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247431
19:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 19:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited twice in the last few weeks and on both occasions the food was excellent in a lovely venue and was thoroughly enjoyed. BUT there are a couple of things which I am afraid really irritate me. I object to purchasing a main course by installments given that the portions are not large and in our cases did... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent venue for celebration dinner. The staff were knowledgeable and attentive. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. The atmosphere was relaxed. We will definitely go again.

Thank Elaine B
Southwold, Suffolk
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to celebrate Easter Sunday Lunch here as we love this place but have not been for quite a while. How lovely that everything is just as good as ever if not even better it really made for a special occasion. The appetisers were a triumph, our main courses of spring lamb and dover sole were just superb as... More 

Thank hubbotrelo
Tiptree, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed that the Great House does not have any vegetarian options on the menu despite having choices on their website menu. Service slow to take choices of starter & main meal. Rude young waitress when we only needed 3 wine glasses not 6, acted as if she could not understand this!. Only one choice of potato side & only french... More 

Thank dsspooner
Lavenham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Lavenham institution never fails to please. Attention to detail in every respect, friendly, prompt and discrete service, imaginative, well prepared food and excellent wine list.

Thank Pubbieguy
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

top service from staff,excellent food, deserts to die for, and a very nice atmosphere will certainly go again

Thank Colin S
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here for a 50th wedding anniversary and I cannot thank the attentive staff enough for looking after us, I am gluten free and dairy free and the food was delicious, they kept surprising me with custom made off menu dishes to suit my diet, I am really pleased with everything, and am really glad we celebrated at this... More 

Thank girly232015
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. We stayed just one night as a treat from our daughter. We had a great room. Two double beds and lots of space - enough for a comfortable seating area. There was a coffee machine and a complimentary decantor of sherry. The restaurant is amazing. French cuisine at its finest, even compared to France. Do... More 

Thank Revd_Dr_Mike
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend both the restaurant and accommodation. The food is beautifully presented, excellent flavours and has a twist to the menu, variation in the products used. Attention to detail within the rooms, service and food is second to none and very atmospheric. The wine list is incredible too, spoilt for choice. We would like to wish the business every... More 

Thank Isobel D
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic building houses one of the finest restaurants in East Anglia. The owner Regis Crepy and his wife Martine have been running this establishment for 30 years. The fine dining experience has to be tried to be believed. The French staff are extremely attentive. The wine list is very extensive, nothing is too much trouble. Everything on the menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$64
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Suffolk, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 247431
The Great House offers its customers an individual twist on classical French cooking in addition to traditional 'Haute cuisine'. A charming and comfortable boutique hotel as well as a restaurant, it is highly acclaimed and has won many accolades, including Best Restaurant with Rooms (The Good Hotel Guide), on of Britain's Top 100 Restaurants (The Sunday Times & Hardens Guide) and East of England Restaurant of the Year (Which? Good Food Guide). Three AA rosettes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?