Cookhouse  Restaurant

Christmas Lunches

Enjoy a festive three course dinner during the month of December,
pick three courses for £25 per person. 

Our Autumn menu

Now Serving 

Sunday Roast

Every Sunday choose from our roasts of the day, available from 12:15pm in the Cookhouse

Afternoon Tea

Served daily, overlooking the Orwell Bridge. Book your tea now. 

Booking is advisable, especially in peak times, so please call 01473 786 616.

Sample  Menus

Red Poll beef from our own farm is a signature but the restaurant also serves a range of other seasonal dishes using the best local ingredients. The brigade of chefs cook from scratch everyday on a big open visible kitchen.  For any dietary requirements, please call the restaurant team on 01473 786 616

To provide the level of service to which we aspire, we kindly ask groups of ten or more to pre-order from our menu. In order to secure a large booking, a deposit of £10pp will be required.

For groups of twenty or more our events team are on hand to help plan and deliver the function you want so you can enjoy it. Call the Events team on 01473 786 618 to discuss in more detail or email.

Service Times

Private Dining

Whatever the occasion we have the space to host. Our tailored dining service, in a private room, is co-ordinated and delivered by our dedicated Events team. Our Feast room, overlooks the Orwell, and for smaller numbers, our Auditorium is perfect. For larger numbers, The Cookhouse is also available.

To enquire further about the possibilities when it comes to corporate or private functions head to our Events page, or contact the team with your information.

Afternoon Tea

Served in the Cookhouse restaurant, with unrivaled panoramic views across the estuaries of the Orwell, our afternoon tea consists of a selection of sandwiches, cakes, savouries and one of our fruit scones with cream and jam. Unlimited tea, or coffee if preferred, are included.

Afternoon tea is served from 3pm daily.  Gift vouchers are available.

We are able to cater for all dietary requirements, with advanced notice. All bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance, and confirmed by a member of our team.

Menu information is available here

Christmas Lunches

Enjoy a festive three course dinner during the month of December, pick three courses for £25 per person. 

To book your Christmas lunch with us please call on 01473 786610 or email for bookings of more than 10 please talk to our events team on or 01473 786618


The Café in the Food Hall is also open for teas, coffees, cake and lighter bites. These can be taken out to the bouncy pillow, and seasonally, the Beach Hut is open which sells delicious local ice cream.

Please browse our sample Cafe Menu and call in to see which seasonal cakes are available.


Monday to Saturday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Sundays: 8.30am – 4.30pm

and evenings by private arrangement