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Gardeners Arms

) #45 of 364 Restaurants in Ipswich $$ - $$$ , British,
Manningtree Road, Ipswich IP9 2TG, England
+44 1473 328868
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (2 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Manningtree Road, Ipswich IP9 2TG, England
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Reviews (48)
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Was received by a friendly welcome at the bar by presumably the owner which was a lovely start to our visit. Lovely range of beers and ciders here. We chose to eat in the bar area although there is a separate restaurant area. Lots of...More

Thank ferg17
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited many pubs in my time. This one takes the prize. It is an excellent, welcoming, atmospheric house that truly caters for traditional British cuisine and a high quality of customer care. A lovely homely location that makes one feel right at the...More

Thank 7toddo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Although we're local, we had never used this pub as we are lucky to have so many to choose from around here - what a mistake! The surroundings are quirky with interesting ornaments and decorations all around the pub. There was a good choice of...More

Thank foogle2010
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food here is truly excellent. Really pleasant country pub run by a family. Pretty much the perfect place for a pint and some superb food. Unpretentious, clean and good wholesome food. An easy five stars.

Thank Foxandhare
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family in March 2017. We booked a table ahead and this was ready for us on arrival. Initially, service was slow and drinks order was taken a little late. However once the main meals were ordered, things got up to speed. (this...More

Thank learnedtraveller
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A wonderful country pub, unspoiled with great atmosphere. Food very good, friendly staff a perfect cosy setting for a relaxing meal.

Thank Iris G
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food is excellent quality pub grub. The staff are very friendly and the pub is clean. Lots of interesting statues, masks and instruments adorn the walls. The garden is pleasant with Benches for the summer.

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We took my mother here for Sunday lunch, and had a very warm welcome, a great family run pub, nice menu, lots of well cooked veg and fantastic roast potatoes and we all had a great Sunday lunch, we will be back

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The atmosphere is unique, service excellent and very professional yet friendly. Food is excellent and we are frequent customers. Best local pub for miles.

2  Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A very friendly pub that has good food at reasonable and affordable prices. A great choice on the 'seniors' menu during the week.Love the somewhat quirky decor,have also found lots of birthday cards and bits and pieces to buy.A good old fashioned pub with excellent...More

Thank 369toots
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Jeanne D
Do you have to book for a sat lunch in march
19 January 2017|
Response from zingy171 | Reviewed this property |
hello, I suggest you call the Gardeners Arms to check, the number is 01473 328868
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manningtree Road, Ipswich IP9 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 328868
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