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RestaurantsSuffolkBury St EdmundsIP33

survey result

Summary

£62
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fantastique!” – Pascal & Karine Canavet’s “little piece of France in Suffolk” goes “from strength to strength”, providing “an absolutely first rate” combination of “fabulous and exquisitely presented” Gallic fare, “charming” and “so professional” service and “elegant surroundings”. In particular the “super fish dishes always hit the mark”. “We usually visit at lunchtime and have to drive through two counties to get there!!”

Summary

£64
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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”.

Summary

£58
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“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”.

Summary

£56
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“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”.

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Owner's description

Maison Bleue restaurant stands in the attractive medieval market town of Bury St Edmunds, in Suffolk, just 90 mins from London and 30mins from Cambridge.

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

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £21.00 £27.00
Dinner   £36.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £22.50 £3.50 £8.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.50
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
20, 35
65

Maison Bleue Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Maison Bleue Restaurant in IP33, Bury St Edmunds by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Maison Bleue restaurant.
Philip K
We have enjoyed several meals at Maison Ble...
Reviewed 2 months, 8 days ago

"We have enjoyed several meals at Maison Bleue, ranging from evening meals with friends through lunchtime family birthday celebrations to a large family gathering to celebrate visiting family members who live abroad. Each and every meal has been superb along with faultless service from the team of friendly, attentive and highly professional staff. Whether you choose meat or fish dishes, you will be thrilled by beautifully presented creations that offer exciting yet refined flavours and textures. A cheese selection such as this is really only available in France; amazing! The carefully chosen drinks menu ensures that there is always wonderful wine to match your food choices. Even the bread is authentically French. Baguette as good as this is very difficult to come by outside of France. We’ll be visiting again very soon. Can’t wait!"

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Tracy S
I love it here. Easily serves the best food...
Reviewed 9 months, 20 days ago

"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."

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Dianne H
A gorgeous meal and overall lovely experien...
Reviewed 10 months, 5 days ago

"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."

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Julia D
The best restaurant by far in East Anglia. ...
Reviewed 10 months, 8 days ago

"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."

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Anna S
This visit was below the usual high standar...
Reviewed 10 months, 13 days ago

"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."

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30-31 Churchgate St, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1RG
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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