RestaurantsSuffolkPebmarshCO10

Harden's says

June 2019: Shillingfords has left Sudbury's Quay Theatre (replaced by The Fish Dish), and have now opened up the road at The Foragers Retreat in Pebmarsh.

survey result

Summary

£47
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Carl and Beth Shillingford have moved from nearby arts venue, The Quay in Sudbury, to these converted former stables, “in the middle of a small village”. “With a carefully constructed ever-changing menu, Carl manages to forage for and produce the most wonderful food with ingredients garnered from the Suffolk countryside”: “amazing!”.

Summary

£47
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Carl and Beth Shillingford have moved from nearby arts venue, The Quay in Sudbury, to these converted former stables, “in the middle of a small village”. “With a carefully constructed ever-changing menu, Carl manages to forage for and produce the most wonderful food with ingredients garnered from the Suffolk countryside”: “amazing!”.

Summary

£41
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In arts venue The Quay, Carl Shillingford’s unusual Thursday to Saturday night wild food pop-up delivers “foraged food where the dishes taste even better than their description” (‘White Cloud’ salad, ‘Seagrass Sushi’ etc.) plus “interesting, reasonable wines”; it’s “an experience to really enjoy and remember”.

Summary

£41
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A small, intimate restaurant at the top of the Quay theatre” which inspires effusive reports of Carl Shillingford’s “star-quality dishes” from “fabulous ingredients” (for which he himself goes foraging), all “beautifully presented”. NB this pop-up-style spot is open on Friday and Saturday nights only.

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Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£9.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.50
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
The Courtyard, Pebmarsh, CO10 2AN
Opening hours
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Sunday10 am‑3 pm, 2 pm‑10:30 pm

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