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Suffolk Sunday Lunch!

You’ve set out for a bracing walk, rambled through the woods and strolled along the beach. Now it’s time for some sustenance and there’s nothing more delicious than tucking into a roast dinner for Sunday Lunch!

And you are spoilt for choice for places that serve crispy roast potatoes, succulent joints of beef and fluffy Yorkshire puddings; not forgetting apple pie and custard for dessert! We’ve chosen a few across The Suffolk Coast for you to try!

Cookhouse Restaurant at Suffolk Food Hall

FD - Suffolk Food Hall - Beef

Sit down and admire the views of the River Orwell as you tuck into the Roast of the Week at The Cookhouse Restaurant at Suffolk Food Hall. The produce used is grown by the Food Hall’s farmers and other local producers. Alongside the roast, you can choose from the daily specials which include the Butcher’s Best, Fishmonger’s Favourite and Greengrocers Guide plus Grilled Swordfish, Butcher’s Tomato and Chilli Sausages and Homemade Suffolk Potato Gnocchi. 

For dessert, you’ll have a tough time deciding between the Layered Rocky Road Parfait, Gooseberry Fool, Lemon and Raspberry Mousse Cake or Bakewell Tart.

To book a table, visit www.suffolkfoodhall.co.uk/restaurant

Crown and Castle, Orford

FD - Crown & Castle - Restaurant

The two-course Sunday Lunch at The Crown and Castle, Orford is one not to be missed! Choose from a starter and main, or main and dessert with roasts including Slow-cooked Dingley Dell Pork Belly, Italian Lamb and Gressingham Duck plus fish dishes including Local Plaice, Black Bream Fillet and Orford-Landed Skate. 

There’s an impressive selection of pudding wines, teas and coffees for you to enjoy after your meal too. 

To book a table, visit http://crownandcastle.co.uk/

Felixstowe Spa - The Lounge & The Terrace

FD - The Lounge and The Terrace - Restaurant

The Lounge at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion boasts panoramic views of the sea, Felixstowe Pier and the maritime traffic to Harwich & Felixstowe Ports - the perfect place to sit and watch the world go by. 

On Sundays between 12pm - 3pm you can tuck into a delicious roast dinner, with options including Roast of the Dy with seasonal trimmings, Roast Beef and Vegetarian Roast of the Day, all served with roast potatoes, roasted root vegetables, peas and Yorkshire pudding. For something a little different, why not try The Sunday Lunch Wrap! A 6 inch Yorkshire pudding wrapped around your choice of beef, roast of the day and vegetarian and served with a pot of gravy!

To book a table, visit https://spapavilion.uk/food-drink

Froize

FD - Froize - Roast Beef

You’re in for a real treat when you visit Froize restaurant. In the pretty village of Chillesford near Woodbridge, the freehouse serves a mouth-watering selection of roasts including Blythburgh free Range Pork, Alde Valley Lamb and Suffolk Beef. And make sure you leave some space for a pie or two! Local Venison, Ale and Mushroom, Red Poll Beefsteak and Pigeon and Free-Range Chicken with new season Asparagus. 

The dishes, created by chef David Froize are all served from a hot table in the middle of the dining room; a truly unique dining experience!

To book a table, visit www.froize.co.uk/

The Crown at Woodbridge

FD - The Crown at Woodbridge - Plate of Food

There are two roasts on offer alongside the extensive menu at The Crown at Woodbridge. Roast dinners and other dishes on the specials menu are made from local, seasonal produce and include Parsnip and Apple Soup, Pinney’s Smoked Mackerel Parfait, New Season Roasted Grouse and Pumpkin Arancini. 

If you’ve still got room, then for dessert choose from Roasted Plum and Cinnamon Custard Tart, Steamed Toffee Apple Sponge and Fig Bavarois to name but a few.

To book a table, visit www.thecrownatwoodbridge.co.uk/restaurant/

The Dolphin Inn, Thorpeness

FD - The Dolphin Inn - Exterior

Situated in the picturesque coastal village of Thorpeness, The Dolphin Inn is a family-run pub serving a delicious seasonal menu along with the 'Roast and Crumble', menu on Sundays. Choose your favourite Roast, followed by a crumble for your dessert for £14.95. Alternatively, you can opt for Grilled Red Mullet, Braised Lamb Shank, Apple Spiced Pork Chop and Salter & King Beef Burger.

Delectable desserts include Banana Bread with Hot Toffee Sauce and Dairy Free Ice Cream, Spiced Pumpkin Pannacotta, Sharp Grapefruit Tart with Honey and Chamomile Cream, White & Dark Chocolate Mousse and Plum Compote with Natural Yoghurt, Granola and Cherry Flapjack. 

To book a table, visit https://www.thorpenessdolphin.com/

The Hatfield Hotel

WTS - Best Western Hatfield Hotel - Bar

With views of the beach and sea, Morton's Restaurant at The Hatfield Hotel in Lowestoft serves a delicious carvery every Sunday between 12pm - 8pm for £8.95 per person. 

Choose from a selection of beautifully cooked meats supplied by the local farm shop including lamb, turkey, beef and gammon and help yourself to Yorkshire puddings, stuffing, roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables and gravy, a vegetarian option is also available. 

Alternatively, you can choose from the menu which includes classics such as Sausage & Mash, Lamb Shank, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Mushroom Stroganoff and Minute Steak Salad. For dessert there's Profiteroles, Lemon Tart, Chocolate Brownie, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Creme Brulee, Baked Vanilla Cheesecake and Ice Cream. 

To book a table, visit http://www.thehatfieldhotel.co.uk/

The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe

FD - The Orwell Hotel - Lounge

Perfect for a special occasion, enjoy Sunday Lunch formal surroundings of The Westerfield Restaurant at The Orwell Hotel in Felixstowe. Whilst tucking into a wide range of dishes including Rib of Beef, which is carved at your table from an antique silver-domed trolley, you can listen to a live pianist and sample Suffolk's finest produce. 

To book a table, visit theorwellhotel.co.uk/restaurant/

The Queen's Head

FD - The Queens Head at Bramfield - Snug

A stunningly refurbished 16th century listed country pub, The Queen's Head at Bramfield near Halesworth welcomes families including kids, dogs and muddy boots to its historic setting. 

Offering a completely fresh food menu, which is predominantly British with a twist, roasts are a specialty every Sunday, leg of lamb, rib of beef and pork belly among other delicious joints to choose from.

For dessert, there's White Chocolate Croissant Bread and Butter Pudding, Lemon Meringue Tartlet, Baileys Irish Cream Creme Brulee, Chocolate Fondant, Homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding and Trio of Local Cheeses. The Queen's Head is well known for a vast selection of gluten-free dishes too and offer a great choice for coeliacs.

To book a table, visit: queensheadbramfield.co.uk/queens-head-bramfield-main-menu/

The Ramsholt Arms 

FD - The Ramsholt Arms - Exterior

Watch the sunset across the River Deben as your settle down to enjoy a delicious roast dinner at The Ramsholt Arms. The autumn menu also features a selection of hearty dishes made from local produce. Prior to your roast, you can tuck into a bowl of Deben Oysters, Goats Cheese Pate or Pork and Cider Terrine, making sure you leave a bit of room for Chocolate Brownie and Stem Ginger Pudding. 

To book a table visit www.theramsholtarms.com/

The Ship at Dunwich

The Ship at Dunwich

After a blustery dog walk along the beach and heath at Dunwich, head to The Ship to warm up and fill up! To start, choose form Homemade Asparagus & Leak Soup, Deep Fried Bungay Brie with Chilli Jam, Braised Puy Lentils with Pickled Fennel or try one of The Ship’s Homemade Scotch Eggs!

For your main, roasts include Roast Sirloin of Bramfield Beef, Roast Loin of Blythburgh Pork, Home-baked Glazed Blythburgh Ham, Roasted Beetroot and Red Onion Tart or Fish Pie, to mention a few.

For dessert, there’s a mouth-watering cheese board featuring Suffolk Shipcord & Brie plus Rich Chocolate & Caramel Tart, Lemon Possett with Local Rhubarb Compote and Homemade Bread & Butter Pudding. 

Dogs will enjoy laying by the roaring fire and being treated to a few doggy biscuits!

To book a table, visit www.shipatdunwich.co.uk/

The Sail Loft

FD - The Sail Loft - Table

After a walk along the beach at Southwold, make your way along Ferry Road to towards the harbour and stop by The Sail Loft for a hearty Sunday lunch, whilst overlooking the sea. The Sunday Lunch menu includes Roast Sirloin of Beef with yorkies, duck fat roast potatoes, wine gravy and seasonal veg; plus alternatives such as Texan Steak Burger, Adnams Beer Battered Cod, Peeled Prawn & Lobster Bisque, Roasted Line-Caught Hake Fillet, Butternut Squash, Sage Butter & Pine Nut Risotto, Crispy Chicken Escalope, Smoked Haddock & Leek Chowder and Cajun Pulled Lamb Wrap.

If you've got room the desserts include Buttermilk Panna Cotta, Chocolate Brownie with Pistachio Ice Cream, Treacle Sponge with Vanilla Ice Cream, White Chocolate & Winter Berry Cheesecake and Roulade of Colston Bassett Stilton & Ruby Port, Toasted Sweet Bread, Chutneys & Grapes. 

To book a table, visit https://www.sailloftsouthwold.uk/

The Sorrel Horse

FD - The Sorrel Horse - Exterior

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque village of Shottisham, The Sorrel Horse is a traditional thatched, country pub serving a selection of tap drawn cask ales and a menu of locally sourced dishes, including Sunday Lunch! 

Alongside the traditional Sunday Lunch offerings, you can also choose from Dr-Aged Smoked Pork Rump, Slow Roast Guiness Lamb Shank, Chicken Supreme, Sorrel Gourmet Burger, 10oz Steak, Pan Fried Salmon, Crisp Portobello Mushroom & Mozarella Burger and Smoked Aubergine, Coconut & Peanut Curry. 

Desserts up for grabs include Sticky Toffee & Date Pudding, Raspberry Trifle Cheesecake, Chocolate & Pistachio Layered Tart, Ice Cream and a Cheese Board 

To book a table, visit https://thesorrelhorse.co.uk/

The Ufford Crown

FD - The Ufford Crown - Exterior

The extensive Sunday Lunch menu on offer at the Ufford Crown boasts 6 different types, all accompanied by roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, carrots, kale, green beans, mange tout & gravy.

Choose from Rare Ketley Beef, Dingley Dell Pork Belly, Chicken Breast, Confit Duck Leg, Lamb Shoulder and Crown New Yorker Steak. If you don’t fancy a roast, there are plenty of other choices; Dingley Dell Sausage and Mash, Crown Fish Pie, Ketley Beef and Baby Onion Stew and Mac n’ Cheese!

If you’re not too full, finish your meal with a dessert of Affogato, Vanilla Crème Brulee, Chocolate Brownie with Boozy Cherries and Sticky Toffee Pudding to name but a few.

To book a table, visit www.theuffordcrown.com/

The Unruly Pig

FD - The Unruly Pig - Restaurant

The Unruly Pig is a 16th century Suffolk Inn in the village of Bromeswell near Woodbridge. Packed with character, you can snuggle up in front of the log burner and order from the Sunday lunch menu between 12pm - 8pm.

The menu boasts Roast Rack of Dingley Dell Pork with dripping roasties, roots and greens and Roast Rib of Beef with dripping roasties, roots, greens and Yorkshire pudding, alongside Unruly Burger, Paccheri Pasta, Pork Ribeye, Guinea Fowl, Lemon Sole, Lamb and Ribeye Steak. 

For dessert you can enjoy a Rhubard, White Chocolate & Basil Tartlet, Panna Cotta with Muscavado, Coffee & Walnut, Rum Baba, Pump Street Chocolate Mousse Brownie or cheese and biscuits.  

If you've got a special occasion coming up, then book the 'Bespoke Roast', in the upstairs, private dining room you and your friends or family can tuck into a delicious Sunday Lunch that is tailored to your tastes. With starter, main roast and pudding, the chef will carve your roast in front of you and you will also have your own waiter/waitress to serve. 

To book a table, visit https://theunrulypig.co.uk/food-drink/sunday-menu/

The Westleton Crown

FD - The Westleton Crown - Roast

Set in the pretty village of Westleton, just a short drive from RSPB Minsemere, The Westleton Crown is ideally situated for Sunday Lunch following a trip to RSPB Minsmere to see the migrant birdlife and if you’re lucky, the magnificent Red Deer. 

On the menu, you will find Smoked Fish Plate, Chicken Liver Pate and Salmon and Herb Fishcake to start. For your main, the Roasts to choose from include Roast Rump of Suffolk Beef, Slow Cooked Pork Belly, Whole Grilled Plaice and additional dishes including Wild Mushroom and Spinach Tagliatelle and fish and chips. 

Finish your meal with a delectable dessert; Spotted Dick, Plum Tart Tatin, Dark Chocolate and Ale Cake, Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbets or a selection of British Cheeses. 

To book a table, visit www.westletoncrown.co.uk/dining/menu/

The White Lion

FD - The White Lion - Restaurant

Warm up after a walk along the shore and take in the views of the beach and sea whilst you try and choose from the Sunday Lunch menu at The White Lion in Aldeburgh. Roasts featured on the menu include Roast Norfolk Sirloin, Roasted Suffolk Chicken, Suffolk Pride Sausages, Grilled Fillet of Seabass, Catch of the Day and Heritage Tomato Tart. 

Finish your meal with a mouth-watering dessert of Brown Sugar Pavlova, Iced Orange Parfait or warm chocolate cake.

To book a table, visit www.whitelion.co.uk/sunday-lunch-menu.aspx

Thorpeness Golf Club

FD - Thorpeness Golf Club

The restaurant at Thorpeness Golf Club overlooks the iconic house in the clouds and 18 hole golf course. The traditional Sunday Lunch menu includes starters of French Onion & Thyme Soup, Smoked Mackerel with Beetroot & Lime Mayonaise, Chargrilled Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Salad with Tomato Dressing and Chargrilled Asparagus Poached Hens Egg with Bearnaise Sauce. 

Main courses include favourites such as Roast Beef, Roast Loin of Pork, Linguine with Roasted Vine Tomatoes and Courgette and Fried Fillet of Coley Dill. If you've got room, there's Dark Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream, Vanilla Creme Brulee, Raspberry Pannacotta and a Cheese Board. 

To book a table, visit https://www.thorpeness.co.uk/menus/sunday-roast/

Salthouse Eaterie

FD- Salthouse Eaterie - Tables

Dine in the super stylish surroundings of the Salthouse Eaterie at the Salthouse Harbour Hotel on Ipswich’s historic waterfront. Watch the ships bob up and down in the marina as you enjoy a roast dinner of Blythburgh Pork Loin, Ribeye of Beef, Suffolk Chicken, Butternut Squash and Wild Mushroom Millefuille, Felixstowe Cod or Pearl Barley and Beetroot Risotto.

Choose from two-courses, with a starter and main or main and dessert or go all out and enjoy all three. Starters to choose from include Butternut Squash and Chilli Soup, Pan fried Wild Mushrooms and Octopus with Tomato Ragu and for dessert there’s Croissant Pudding with Amaretto Anglaise, Dark Chocolate Fondant and Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Apple and Hendricks Jelly and Raspberry and Apple Crumble. 

To book a table, visit www.salthouseharbour.co.uk/food-and-drink/dining-in-the-eaterie

Ufford Park Hotel

FD - Ufford Park - Restaurant

After a round of golf on the 18-hole championship course, you can enjoy a 2-course or 2-course Sunday Lunch in The Park Restaurant; choosing from Soup of the Day, Pear, Walnut & Stilton Salad or Filo Wrapped King Prawns to start, followed by a choice of roasts including Suffolk Chicken, Leg of Pork or Ribeye of Local Beef. There's also Steamed Fillet of Plaice and a Filo Pastry Bell Peppers, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Olives.

Chocolate Sponge Pudding, Brandy Snap Basket with Vanilla Ice Cream, Meringue Bananas and Toffee Sauce and a Cheese Board with East Anglian Cheeses.

To book a table, visit: www.uffordpark.co.uk/food/sunday-lunch


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