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Restaurant at The Randolph

41 Wangford Road, Southwold IP18 6PZ, England
+44 1502 723603
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
41 Wangford Road, Southwold IP18 6PZ, England
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were having a short break in Southwold and thought we would try this restaurant ,the food was wonderful, very imaginative ,I normally cannot eat 3 courses but I did on this night as it was so delicious Would recommend

Thank animalgirlBerkshire
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your recommendation and pleased you managed to enjoy 3 delicious courses - hopefully you’ll come again on your next visit to Southwold.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I ate there last night. We both had 3 courses & there was not a scrap left on either of our plates on any course. We both had the Brie starter which was to die for, Sue had the herb crusted halibut...More

1  Thank marlinboy
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What more indeed! A fantastic review, thank you so much.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Hadn't been since change of management. New menu not as big but very interesting with unusual ingredients etc and food very good. Service was disappointingly slow, four of us served and two waiting some time on each course, asked for more bread and some water...More

Thank supersue1691
Jenny K, Manager at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

I'm pleased you enjoyed the food, apologies for the delay in getting it to you; all our food is cooked fresh to order. I will be sure to speak to the team regarding vacuuming during your meal, this is not acceptable. Thank you

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The Randolph changed hands this summer and the food has been transformed. The chef produces such a fantastic menu, combining flavours that you wouldn’t think of putting together. Locally sourced, seasonal foods add to keeping this varied and interesting. We have just had our 2nd...More

Thank Karen A
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

I’m thrilled that you like Gareth’s new menus, thank you for your review- hopefully you’ll be back for a third meal very soon.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Having been here many times over the years I was interested to see if there was a change since it came under new management recently. I was not disappointed the high standards in the kitchen have been maintained and although not too busy the service...More

Thank KRussellCambridge
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

I’m pleased we didn’t disappoint and hopefully you’ll keep coming back- thank you

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Randolph has always been a friendly, comfortable place to go either for dining or just to have a well deserved drink after a hard day. Jenny & Gareth are new owners and have taken over from a very well established couple who owned the...More

Thank TBDB1965
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review- we hope you continue to enjoy what we are doing for many years as much as we do.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We enjoyed a second Sunday lunch at the Randolph, I started with the smoked eel which was delicious, my husband had the fish platter which looked lovely, following I had sea bream and my husband had roast beef both faultless, we managed to squeeze in...More

Thank Liz119462
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hope you come back for a 3rd soon! Many thanks

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

After an initial mix up, given a lunch menu, though it was evening, and was told the guy would check re gluten free, we were given dinner menu and the the gf version (for me). When food arrived it was absolutely amazing! V 'chef-y' in...More

Thank Gillian C
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you- we are always happy to cater for any dietary requirements, so I’m pleased we we able to create an enjoyable gluten free experience.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch...fantastic! Open sandwiches and home cooked chips wow... then came back for dinner with 8 of us including a vegan which they accommodated above and beyond despite a private function on a Saturday night... thank you Randolf, we will be back if...More

Thank Claire R
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

So good you came twice in one day! We'll be more than happy to have you back, thanks for the review and we're always happy to cater for any dietary requirements.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A few minutes walk from Southwold a peaceful oasis, pleasant dining room if a little dated , good service and EXCELLENT food, really good, couldn't fault anything. Gareth & Jenny took over a few months ago and this is now a place to go for...More

Thank Liz119462
Jenny K, Owner at Restaurant at The Randolph, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you - so pleased you enjoyed your Sunday lunch, hopefully you'll be back

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$61 - US$61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Wangford Road, Southwold IP18 6PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 723603
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