If you’re holidaying in Framlingham, and are in search of a fine dining experience, do not fret!
We’ve put together a list of the many restaurants in the area that are recommended by the Michelin Guide. There is a huge variety of cuisines and settings for you to enjoy on your holiday.
Ufford Crown – A family-run pub in a pretty village. The dishes change daily and range from a pork belly sandwich to chargrilled duck hearts or rib of Ketley beef. Eat out on the terrace on a sunny day.
High Street, Ufford IP13 6EL 01394 461030
The Crown Inn – An Adnams pub in the nearby village of Snape (5.5 miles), with original oak brick floors, oak beams, and inglenook fireplace. This 15th century former smugglers’ inn raises various animals out the back, which provide most of the meat used in their regional menus.
Bridge Rd Snape IP17 1SL 01728 688324
Fox & Goose Inn – Not only is it Michelin recommended, it has 2 AA rosettes, and features in Harden’s Food Guides. Traditional and modern cooking using the highest quality ingredients; with wooden beams, open fireplaces and a pleasant terrace overlooking the duck pond.
Church Rd Fressingfield IP21 5PB 01379 586247
If you’re willing to travel a little further out, then these Michelin-recommended establishments are certainly worth a try, and the locations are lovely!
The Crown – On the Thoroughfare, this modern dining pub makes the most of local produce. With a smart, granite-floored bar and four different dining areas, The Crown provides rustic cooking in a contemporary setting.
Thoroughfare Woodbridge IP12 1AD 01394 384242
The Riverside – Recommended by the Good Food Guide 2012, this light an airy restaurant serves delicious, well-crafted, modern dishes. A restaurant, cinema and theatre all in one, look out for the set menus which includes the price of entry to a film. We love the warm bread served with balsamic vinegar and olive oil on arrival.
Quayside, Woodbridge, IP12 1BH 01394 382587
Seckford Hall – A Tudor period house, built in the 1530s as the family home of Thomas Seckford, Seckford Hall offers elegant, seasonal dishes to the very highest of standard. The restaurant at the hotel has received two rosettes.
Woodbridge, IP13 6NU 01394 385 678
The Westleton Crown – A 17th century former coaching inn, set in a pretty little village. A welcoming beamed bar with open fires sits alongside the more modern conservatory. The same seasonally pertinent menu is served throughout. And it’s fit for royalty – William and Kate spent their first anniversary weekend here!
Westleton , IP17 3AD 01728 648777
The Wentworth – Situated in the Wentworth Hotel, which overlooks the beach in Aldeburgh, this restaurant offers the best in locally produced food and drink with its classic menu.
Wentworth Road, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BD 01728 452312
The Lighthouse – The Lighthouse offers Mediterranean cuisine on Aldeburgh high street. The split-level eatery is popular with locals and visitors, no doubt due in part to the friendly service and laid-back feel. Of course the food is a main draw, with the constantly updated menus featuring fish captured by the local boats 200m away. Flavoursome, rustic dishes in generous portions.
77 High St Aldeburgh IP15 5AU 01728 453377
Brudenell – Classed as ‘modern cuisine’ by Michelin, Brudenell offers both double AA rosette winning food and panoramic sea views, in a relaxed, informal setting.
The Parade Aldeburgh IP15 5BU 01728 452071
Aldeburgh Market Cafe – Aldeburgh Market Cafe only use the seasonal ingredients available in the adjacent store. Serving wonderful seafood dishes, amongst others, this lovely little establishment is a greengrocer, deli, fishmonger and daytime cafe all in one.
170-172 High St, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AQ 01728 452 520
For a full list of beautiful self-catered holiday lets in and around Framlingham, see here.