Purpose built commercial kitchens available to rent

The Cookhouse includes nine purpose-built commercial kitchens specifically designed for food artisans, with flexible terms and a high degree of exposure to the public.  Ideal for a growing business.


  • Help you business by being part of a community of food & drink producers
  • Increase sales through exposure and consumer interaction
  • Benefit from the established customer base
  • Share knowledge, problems, opportunities and resources with fellow entrepreneurs
  • Work in a high-spec, food grade space, with flexibility and individual utility metering
  • Use a readymade marketplace for product development


  • In the Cookhouse, at the Suffolk Food Hall, an exemplar for local food.
  • Wherstead; two miles south from Ipswich centre, with easy access to A14 and A12
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; another great reason to be local


No Units are available, currently.


Further information

If you would to express a potential interest in a Commercial Kitchen in the Cookhouse, please send an email or call 01473 786 610



  • Suffolk Food Hall opened May 2007, now over 130 people working on-site
  • Award winning venue including 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food, Best on farm Restaurant in Britain 2014, Best Local in all UK & Ireland 2012...
  • Current footfall c.265k pa; averaging 610 paying visits per day
  • Traffic count; 8,700 vehicles passing the drive per day; 59,000 crossing the Orwell Bridge per day
  • 428k households within a 60 minute drive

Unit 8 will be available in March 2020

If you would like to express an interest in a Commercial Kitchen, please send an email.

Suffolk Food Hall open 7 days a week. Free parking, disabled facilities, renown group tour destination providing visitors throughout the week.