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Summary

“Where would you want to have your last meal? Mine would be here!” – the Crépy family's “wonderful, timbered building” enjoys “a lovely and quiet location” in arguably “East Anglia’s most beautiful village”, and provides “a unique and delightful marriage of France and Olde Englande”. All-in-all “it’s hard to find fault” – the classic cuisine “never disappoints”, wines are “superb”, the cheese selection “unrivalled”, and staff are “charming, discreet and efficient”.

£55
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It’s so good I have now moved to the village to be close by!”; the Crépy family’s “extraordinary” venture is “top drawer in every respect”… from the “beautiful” setting in an ancient house on the market square, to the “lovely” service and “excellent Gallic cooking”.

£54
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“One of the best restaurants in England, but still relatively affordable”; almost all reports confirm that its patrons for three decades, the Crépy family, “maintain top standards” in this “beautiful medieval house” – a “little piece of France”, on the market square; lunchtime menus offer particularly “great value”.

£54
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

The Great House is a sleek, chic gourmet ‘Restaurant with Rooms’ on the Market Place of Lavenham. The mood is pleasantly casual though the cooking is perfectly serious, earthy and imaginative. This is high end cuisine done with style and adventure.

Owned by Regis and Martine Crepy since 1985, The Great House is something truly special: a unique combination of Gallic charm, exquisite food, elegant decor and Suffolk heritage.

Menus change regularly with the seasons. Using the finest East Anglian produce, we create imaginative food inspired by our native France, food that has won us numerous accolades and awards.

Situated in the heart of Suffolk, The Great House Boutique Hotel is the perfect location to explore the area or to enjoy the 340 ‘listed’ buildings of this historic village. Generous beds, en suite bathrooms and modern technology come as standard at The Great House. What makes its rooms truly great is their unique character, evoked through elegant and original design.

Restaurant details

No
Highchair, Portions, Entertainments,
Yes
Yes
9.30 pm

Great House Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Great House Restaurant in CO10, Lavenham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Great House restaurant.
Gay A
This is a relaxing wonderful restaurant. Th...
Reviewed 4 months, 8 days ago

"This is a relaxing wonderful restaurant. The staff are very friendly and the food is amazing. It is a pleasure and a joy to be in such an old and beautiful building. Can't wait for the next time.Been coming here since the begining of the "Lovejoy" days. Thank you."

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BRIDGET F
Excellent food. Service very good and surro...
Reviewed 4 months, 9 days ago

"Excellent food. Service very good and surroundings are lovely."

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Market Pl, Lavenham, CO10 9QZ
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 7 pm - 9.30 pm
Last orders: 9.30 pm

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