The playwright George Bernard Shaw reckons ‘There is no sincerer love than the love of food’…
If this is the case, then we’re certainly all loved up on The Suffolk Coast! Check out this handy guide to planning a 'foodie break'.
Find our complete list of delicious Suffolk Coast eateries, breweries and local food heroes here!
Weekenders and day trippers can look forward to indulging their appetites in some amazing eateries - cosy cafés, tearooms that tantalise the taste buds and fabulous fine dining restaurants…
Traditional fish and chips will always be a favourite dish of The Suffolk Coast – and that’s because we do it so well, especially in Aldeburgh!
If you spot a throng of people lining the High Street in this quaint seaside town, the chances are they are queuing up at Aldeburgh Fish & Chip Shop!
Not only is this takeaway renowned for being one of the best fish and chips shops on The Suffolk Coast, but in the whole of the UK too. For some reason, they always taste so much better when eaten in the sea air along the prom…
Delicious locally-sourced dishes and an award-winning range of Adnams beers, spirits and wines, The Cross Keys is an unmissable foodie bolthole in Aldeburgh. Enjoy great quality pub food in relaxed and cosy surroundings.
Seafood lovers will not be disappointed with the delights of the beachside located Seafood Bar & Grill at The Brudenell, a slap-up meal in Brasserie Bleue at The White Lion or the seafood/Indian fusion restaurant, Sea Spice.
Southwold is well known as the quintessentially English seaside town of The Suffolk Coast. Home to a close residential community, visitors and the odd celebrity or two – so it comes as no surprise that there are some rather exceptional eateries here too!
After a walk along the blue-flag beach, take a stroll out to sea along the Pier, stopping off for lunch in the Clockhouse Restaurant for a delectable range of freshly cooked meals made with local produce, including their famous fish & chips!
We challenge you to walk past the High Street based Two Magpies Bakery and Café without succumbing to the wafts of their award winning, freshly baked bread. But, make sure you leave space for a dinner at The Crown gastro pub or the award-winning Swan Hotel.
Recommended in the Michelin Guide, make sure you book a table at The Crown at Woodbridge. Start off the evening with a contemporary cocktail followed by a meal in stylish restaurant which focusses on using quality ingredients. Whether its local shellfish sourced from the River Deben or foraged herbs from surrounding hedgerows, head chef Luke Bailey and his team offer locals and visitors to the area a hearty taste of modern British cooking.
Sample The Suffolk Coast
Learn to cook and perfect your culinary skills at The Food Hub Cookery School and indulge in some seriously good local food shopping at Suffolk Food Hall and Snape Maltings.
Stock up on Orford's famous oysters at Pinneys of Orford and make sure you sample Suffolk Black Ham from Emmetts - the oldest artisan ham and bacon producer in the UK and Fen Farm Dairy for delicious milk, cream and Baron Bigod Cheese rounds made from raw milk.
Not forgetting a bottle of wine from Flint Vineyard in the Waveney Valley or some of Adnams famous beers from the Adnams Shop in Southwold.
What are you waiting for? Pay us a visit and tuck into some great food here on The Suffolk Coast!
Check out all our wonderful foodie experiences below!