Milsoms, in Dedham, has been open for some 18 years and consists of a lively bar and brasserie, along with 15 guest bedrooms. It's an ideal place to stay and discover this delightful part of East Anglia.
Where is Milsoms located?
Milsoms is located in the heart of the Dedham Vale, on the Essex and Suffolk border, and close to the A12. It is equidistant from Colchester in the south and Ipswich to the north.
The hotel and restaurant are also on the Essex Way, a footpath that runs from Harwich to Epping.
The hotel is open all day from breakfast through to coffee, lunch and dinner, with the full a la carte menu available from 12 noon right through to 9.30, and later at the weekends.
There's no need to book at Milsoms, as the restaurant has a no booking policy, enabling guests to turn up when they are ready.
What cuisine is on offer at Milsoms?
The cooking at Milsoms includes favourites such as the Milsom burger, fish & chips and duck tacos, through to Chef's meze for two to share. There is always a selection of steaks on the menu, as well as plenty of fish from nearby Harwich. The restaurant has an interesting wine list chosen to complement the food, and the team is always on hand to give advice.
What is the signature dish at Milsoms?
There is no particular dish that stands out from the rest, but make sure that one leaves room for pudding, to sample the soft fruit that is grown on site in the garden.
What makes a meal at Milsoms unique?
A visit to Milsoms is enjoyable for many reasons. The food, of course, is a key one, and it's sourced using only the very best ingredients available throughout the seasons. There's also the fact that the atmosphere is so relaxed, with the chance to dine outside for most of the year, due to the huge architectural sail which covers the whole of the terrace.