Harden's survey result
For “an exquisite Gallic fine dining experience”, Pascal & Karine Canevet’s well-known and “very atmospheric” venue near the cathedral is “always a joy” (and fans “cannot understand why it does not have a Michelin star...”). Service is “knowledgeable and perfectly paced”, and the food is “very French” with “everything tasting gorgeous” (fish and seafood are particularly good). Top Tip: “set lunches are magnificent value for money”.
“Superior to many Michelin starred restaurants, and much better value” – Pascal and Karine Canavet’s characterful Gallic restaurant sits near the cathedral of this picturesque town and “just gets better and better”. The cuisine is “exceptional” and “beautifully presented too”, service is “impeccable” and the “very fine looking dining room” is “just the place to go to for romance”.
“Just lovely”, “immense attention to detail”, “beautiful fish dishes”, “A1 service”, “top-class environment”…the superlatives flow in feedback on Pascal and Karine Canavet’s “very French” luminary, near the cathedral of this gorgeous town; its speciality is “fresh fish, cooked to perfection”.
“A slice of France in the heart of East Anglia” – Pascal & Karine Canavet's “fabulous” favourite, near the cathedral, “never fails to please” with its all-round combination of “wonderfully cooked fish”, “helpful and charming” service and “civilised and elegant” style.
Set in modern and comfortable surroundings, Maison Bleue offers French fine dining, beautiful food and professional service in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
"Best East of England Restaurant on the Year" Which? Good Food Guide 2010
Bury St Edmunds, the best place to stay to visit Suffolk, Norfolk and the East Anglia!
Our Daily Set Menu
from Tuesdays to Saturdays:
4 starters, 4 main courses (meat and fish) and 4 desserts to choose from.
Change daily according to deliveries and seasons
Two Course Lunch £19.50
Three Course Lunch £24.50
Three Course Dinner £34.50 (Not available Saturday evening)
“Plateau de Fruits de Mer”
(48 hours notice / Minimum 2 Persons)
The “Royal” £49.50 per person
Lobster, Crab, Langoustines, Oysters, Whelks, Tiger Prawns, Mussels
The availability of the proposed shellfishes depends on deliveries
Our policy is to serve fresh seasonal food which is sourced as locally as possible. We believe in promoting the most sustainable products available and source all our fish and shellfish responsibly
|Wine per bottle||£21.50|
Maison Bleue Restaurant Diner Reviews
"I love it here. Easily serves the best food in the area. The food is delicious and the service excellent. I prefer the atmosphere in the front of the restaurant (5 stars) as I find the back room lacking in atmosphere. Can't wait to return."
"A gorgeous meal and overall lovely experience. Nice long lazy lunch on a Friday afternoon. We were the last to leave around 4pm and felt under no pressure to leave. Food was presented to such high standards and the service was very professional and friendly. I congratulate them on their success and award."
"The best restaurant by far in East Anglia. Never fails to please with delicate seasonal produce beautifully and deliciously presented. Service is impeccable but never over-formal or stuffy. Atmosphere is always relaxed and elegant. Absolutely recommended."
"This visit was below the usual high standard. The starter was a savoury panna cotta but instead of a wobbling delight it was a hard cold disk stuck on the bottom of a plate with the flavour of something that has been left in the fridge too long. The souffle dessert was uncooked at the bottom. Having said that our fish main courses (cod and hake) were perfection, justifying their numerous accolades. And my partner's cheese dessert was a most wonderful and generous selection. With other fine restaurants in Bury they cannot afford to let their standards slip."
"A fantastic meal which set us up for the forthcoming festive season. Food was excellent from start to finish, and beautifully presented. The service is just wonderful, so professional and so friendly at the same time. It also manages to be quiet and intimate and having a lovely atmosphere at the same time"
"Excellent in all respects on our particular lunch service"
30-31 Churchgate St, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1RG
|Tuesday||12 pm-2 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-2 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-2 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-2 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-2 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|