The Cookhouse   commercial kitchens

The Cookhouse at the Suffolk Food Hall is home to:

There are other Partners also based on site.

Our Kitchen

Our Kitchen is part of the Suffolk Food Hall. It produces a range of high quality items, using the produce from the butchery, bakery, greengrocer and fishmonger, for the Cookhouse restaurant and delicatessen.  Call 01473 786 610 or email

Paul Thompson Events

Whether creating an elaborate canape party, a wedding for 150 guests, getting your friends over for a dinner party or putting your feet up at your holiday let and ordering a drop-off supper for 10… Paul Thompson Events can cater to suit all your needs. Call 07712 606 847

The Outrageous Cake Company

Quirky, bespoke and frankly outrageous cakes designed and hand-made by Tina and Graham who have over 30 years experience. Contact them directly on 01473 786 687 or 07805 808 362.

Patricia Sharman & Co

Patricia Sharman & Company provide an exemplary level of service for events across the East of England. With 35 years of experience, they aim to make it an event to remember for all the right reasons. Contact them directly on 01473 786 688.

Orwell Bridge Catering

Contract caterers providing business lunches to companies in the Ipswich area.

Snack Attack & Emerald Catering

Bespoke and contract sandwich services, BBQ & hog roast as well as a buffet service for all sorts of occasions.  Call 01473 786 689 or 07834 852 053

Fresh Sauce Co (TASTE COLLECTIV Ltd)

We are passionate home cooks who make fresh sauces, full of fresh flavour, and using only great ingredients.  We think food tastes so much better when it’s prepared fresh, which is why we make our sauces that way, We carefully prepare them in small batches from our sauce kitchen in Suffolk.  Watch here and call 01473 480 744

Commercial Kitchens for rent

Whilst the restaurant takes in the view upstairs in the Cookhouse, a range of food and drink artisans use the commercial kitchens downstairs. Interested in a commercial kitchen? See the prospectus, find out availability and register your interest.

The Cookhouse: supported by RDPE funding. The Rural Development Programme for England was funded by Defra and the EU.
The programme was delivered through the East of England Development Agency and Defra.

Cookhouse restaurant

After surveying the food businesses operating downstairs in the Cookhouse, extend your visit with a meal in our on-farm restaurant upstairs.

Function rooms

The Cookhouse is also home to flexible function rooms.

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