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Summary

Erstwhile ‘The Hotel Inspector’ star, Ruth Watson’s “lovely small hotel” by the sea combines “fascinating” rooms with “very well-cooked, flavoursome food you want to eat”; “relaxed” service too, “there’s no sense of rushing you out”.

£56
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Celebrity co-owner Ruth Watson’s gastropub-with-rooms continues to earn solid survey marks for its locally sourced cooking.

£56
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Local ingredients are the rule”, at celebrity co-owner Ruth Watson’s “great” gastropub-with-rooms, where “fresh and delicious” seafood is the menu highlight.

£50
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “delightful” gastropub-with-rooms (co-owned by celebrity hotelier Ruth Watson) pleases all reporters with “excellent” local fare – “especially the fish dishes”; it has a “wonderful coastal setting” too.

£50
Very Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu,
Yes
Yes
8 pm, Fri & Sat 9 pm
Orford, IP12 2LJ
Opening hours

lunch 12.15 pm - 2.15 pm, dinner 6.30 pm - 9.15 pm
Last orders: 8 pm, Fri & Sat 9 pm

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