The Great House Restaurant and Hotel
The Great House Restaurant and Hotel in Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, has been placed in Britain's Top 100 Restaurants by the Sunday Times and Harden's Guide and UK' Top 30 French Restaurants in 2016'. Expect modern French cooking displays with fresh twists and clear flavours. There's daily changing menus featuring best Suffolk and East Anglia produce as well as a superbly appointed French and local cheese board. Service from the team at The Great House is all about being knowledgeable, personable and friendly but unobtrusive. The mood is pleasantly casual though the cooking is perfectly serious, earthy and imaginative. This is high end cuisine done with style and adventure. 3 AA rosettes and 2017 AA Gold award.
Despite the very high quality here, the restaurant is still unpretentious and with lunch time menus at £19.95 for two courses (£25 - three courses) and three course dinner and Sunday lunch from £36.50 it is extremely popular with locals as well as those staying at the hotel and enjoying a weekend or mid-week break. In good weather, the discreet courtyard is the place to be.