RestaurantsSuffolkBromeswellIP12

survey result

Summary

£79
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Handy for the A12, this well-known sixteenth-century boozer strikes most reporters as a “joy to visit” for its “untypical pub food in delightful surroundings” (but also classics like a “superb Sunday lunch”) and its “lovely outdoor dining area” to boot. In recent years, however, it hasn't been without its critics, for whom a visit can be “very average” at times.

Summary

£46
   ££
2
Average
1
Poor
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “attractive” sixteenth century inn is a very well-known Suffolk destination that fans say is “well worth the detour off the A12”, praising its “excellent” locally sourced food. It inspired uneven reviews last year though: even fans feel it’s “somewhat pricey for a meal en route” – and more critical souls “don’t understand why it’s so popular” given food they feel is “a bit mixed” and incidents of “poor” service.

Summary

£46
   ££
2
Average
1
Poor
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “attractive” sixteenth century inn is a very well-known Suffolk destination that fans say is “well worth the detour off the A12”, praising its “excellent” locally sourced food. It inspired uneven reviews this year though: even fans feel it’s “somewhat pricey for a meal en route” – and more critical souls “don’t understand why it’s so popular” given food they feel is “a bit mixed” and incidents of “poor” service.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Making use of “the well-researched best of Suffolk” ingredients, “the menu will please the local clientele as well as any passing gourmet”, say fans of this 16th-century inn (modernised after fire damage), and “make it a destination in this beautiful corner of the county”. Some regulars, though, remain sceptical about its performance: “nice room, enthusiastic owner, but food didn’t match expectations”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
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16
No dress code
90

The Unruly Pig Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Unruly Pig Restaurant in IP12, Bromeswell by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Unruly Pig restaurant.
Birgitta B
It is simply one of the best restaurants in...
Reviewed 4 months, 13 days ago

"It is simply one of the best restaurants in Suffolk with a great menu and I love the booth tables that have remained after COVID restrictions. Sadly, prices have gone up by 25% in the last year but it is still worth a visit."

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Scott M
Expensive Food average to good Really goo...
Reviewed 6 months, 7 days ago

"Expensive Food average to good Really good menu Had to ask for salt though The set menu offers better? value"

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Robert K
Had disappointing poor cote de beouf - cook...
Reviewed 9 months, 18 days ago

"Had disappointing poor cote de beouf - cooking of which was all wrong. Chef needs to get basics right. Starters ok. Food is good but not exceptional. Expensive. Wines prices extortionate. Stick to the excellent Adnams beer. Probably dining out on recent mention as British Gastropud accolade: Deserved?"

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John L
Excellent food. Great wine list (seemingly ...
Reviewed 10 months, 27 days ago

"Excellent food. Great wine list (seemingly pretty much everything by the glass). Fantastic nibbles (great focaccia and beautifully made aranchini). Lovely light but tasty tomato consommé either with lobster or on its own with more tomatoes. Brill for main course and pork were both excellent. Loved it. Great service too."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £25.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 65.00 Dinner only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£15.00 £28.00 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.75
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Orford Rd, Bromeswell, IP12 2PU
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑9:15 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑8 pm

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