award-winning  farm shop and restaurant

now serving gelato


The Café in the Food Hall is open for both takeway drinks and food items and indoor seating (table service). Menu here.

We have also opened our NEW gelato hut, enjoy delicious gelato and cold drinks whilst taking in the views of the Orwell, open until October half term.

The Cookhouse Restaurant is also open Wednesday to Sundays, serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

Welcome to the 'Champion of Champions' for local food.

Suffolk Food Hall is delighted to be the best Local Food venue in the UK & Ireland as judged in the Countryside Alliance rural oscars comparing all winners from the last 10 years! As Suffolk farmers, we are proud to provide you with much of the fantastic food produced locally. A host of activities at Suffolk Food Hall ensure that you experience quality, local, food with all its provenance, in everything that we do.

There is all that you would expect from an internationally-recognised farm shop, and more... traditional carcass to customer butchery, scratch bakery, selection of fresh, pre-packed product from the fishmonger's counter, delightful delicatessen with lots of products in the counter made in Our Kitchen.  A wine & beer merchant, greengrocer, grocery, chocolatier...

Your enjoyment is extended with the Home & Garden department, lovely walks along the river in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a coffee in the Café... The Cookhouse houses a unique on-farm restaurant, function rooms for hire, as well as a series of other businesses... and don't forget the Pilates Studio, Orwell Fitness gym, the Field Fit obstacle course, Escape Rooms & more..

We're open seven days a week, just south of Ipswich, underneath the Orwell Bridge.