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The Secret Garden

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21 Friars Street, Babergh District, England
+44 1787 372030
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Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, lovely location and extremely attentive staff- all round great experience. Prices reflected quality of meal and the choices were varied. Will definitely be babk.

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Thank Gail P
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service, ambiance, drinks and food were all amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. The staff were fabulous and non intrusive. The menu was perfect and price was good especially for the calibre of the food. Definately a 10* experience and we will be back!! Loved it! Thank you.

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Thank sallyglenturner
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome. Went with family and cant fault it. Food and wine brilliant. Service impeccable. Worth every penny. Will be back.

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Thank Gareth W
Acton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Restaurant/Brasserie yesterday evening with friends, who know both Secret Garden Restaurants well, on their recommendation. We have previously enjoyed lunch and dinner (on a Friday or Saturday) at the Restaurant/Tea Room next door. I had been inside the restaurant as the conversion was being carried out and think that they have made a wonderful job of... More 

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Thank Carolyn S
Colchester
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186 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been to the Secret Garden Cafe a number of times, was keen to try out the new restaurant but only just got round to it. Following our first visit, it certainly will not be the last. This restaurant is just what Sudbury, indeed the region needs, it was outstanding in every respect. The first thing you notice is the... More 

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Thank DM51
Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ten of us shared an excellent occasion where ambience, service and food, each of which is of an exceptionally high standard, combined to provide a lovely evening. At The Secret Garden there is attention to detail in all areas of the 'experience' making every visit memorable. We all agreed we would return - again!!

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Thank John N
Bulmer, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Secret Garden Cafe has been open for some time and we have enjoyed it but it was always a lunch time spot only open for dinner on Friday and Saturday. They have now opened the Secret Garden Restaurant next door open Wednesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner and Sunday for lunch. We recently had our first meal in... More 

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Thank boutells
Tunis
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Secret Garden in Sudbury have now opened a wine bar and restaurant in the building next to its original cafe (which is still very much open). The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, offering top end French cuisine - with a strong British influence. It is a perfect place to celebrate special occasions - and there is space... More 

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Thank PhilosopheTunis
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unassuming and relaxed dining in a lovely Tudor building in the centre of Sudbury. We were met with a warm welcome in a snug bar with the restaurant opening up across two floors The food was fresh, wholesome and seasonal. The dishes were portioned really well, full of flavour, texture and cooked with care. The braised beef Rib with Sweet... More 

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Thank danhills10
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little place, great food ( almond croissant is best but get there early ) lovely people who have a passion for top quality food, local products and a great environment

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Thank G W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Friars Street, Babergh District, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 372030
Description
This establishment operates as a tea room Monday to Saturday during the daytime, and offers an evening restaurant service on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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