Restaurants and Pubs

The local town of Woodbridge offers a wealth of amenities including many pubs and restaurants. Below you will find brief details of a few of our favourities.

Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard
Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard Arguably the finest Public House in Woodbridge. The interior of this beautiful old ‘pub’ is as enchanting as the outside, with massive oak beams, three fireplaces and of course, loads of brass!
The Riverside
The Riverside The restaurant has been recommended by Hardens 2010 The Good Food guide 2010 and the Michelin guide 2010, everything is made by our experienced chefs which includes fresh bread and pasta.

Local Attractions

Sutton Hoo
Sutton Hoo On the eve of the Second World War, archaeologists discovered one of the greatest treasures ever found in Britain. It was the ulimate discovery, the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king and his most treasured possessions.
Minsmere RSPB Reserve
Minsmere RSPB Reserve A nature reserve owned and run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in Suffolk. It lies on the coast to the south of Southwold and north of Aldeburgh within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Suffolk Heritage Coast area.
Snape Maltings and Concert Hall
Snape Maltings and Concert Hall The Maltings mostly dating from the 19th century, built on the banks of the River Ore. Its original purpose was the malting of barley for the brewing of beer. The Maltings closed in 1960. The buildings have since been partially restored, rebuilt and converted into shops, galleries and a concert hall.

Close by

Aldeburgh The coastal town of Aldeburgh is notable for its Blue Flag shingle beach, fisherman huts where freshly caught fish are sold daily and its two fish and chip shops. A popular weekend destination, attractions include the ancient Moot Hall, Napoleonic-era Martello tower and two family run shops serving fish and chips.
Bawdsey A tiny hamlet on the edge of the sea, Bawdsey Quay is a great place to get away from it all. A few cottages, a sailing school, a sandy beach and a foot ferry which takes you across the estuary mouth to the little fisherman's village of Felixstowe Ferry with two lovely pubs and a fresh fish stall.
Woodbridge Woodbridge is a delightful market town beside the River Deben in South Suffolk. It has an atmospheric quayside and a rich history of boat building. The main high street, The Thoroughfare with its lovely blend of the traditional and the contemporary has all the café culture and retail scene of an affluent and thriving town.