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The Kitchen @ Thorpeness

Remembrance Road, Thorpeness IP16 4NW, England
+44 1728 453266
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (35 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“cake” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Remembrance Road, Thorpeness IP16 4NW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here as we were intending on going to the Meare Cafe by the lake, but it’s closed on a Friday despite it’s Google listing saying otherwise. We were very pleasantly surprised by this place, and I have to say I’m extremely surprised to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JohnnoWFC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had excellent choice of cakes and good service. Our return visit was not a good experience. Towards end of breakfast serving time. Service reluctant! Food not good! Full English was ok except for hard black puddings. Ordered 2 scrambled eggs with salmon. Even to look...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Expedition232452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to love coming here, the staff were always polite and friendly and the food used to be good. On a visit last week there was a new menu, which is awful! Open sandwich which is just a lump of white bread, a handful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Dizzymax
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the food and the cakes look fabulous (and now covered thank goodness!) but that's if you can get to the counter for all the dogs laid across the floor around the tables! The counter staff were very dismissive and completely disinterested. The dark...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank OneHappyChicken
Reviewed October 10, 2018

As regular visitors to Aldeburgh we had always mistimed our walks to Thorpeness and missed out on lunch at The Kitchen so this time we were determined to get there at the right time. My goodness! We certainly wished we hadn't bothered. It was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
7  Thank Steve W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Came here with friends for some lunch, really busy but a table became available within a few minutes. I see what people have commented about before re flies but it's the nature of the area with water nearby and can't be helped, only saw the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Goose1647
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stopped here for a cream tea, The scones were lovely, but huge. The tea was in a pot , but a bit lukewarm.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Francesca R
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We have been a couple of times ourselves but this time took family. It can get pretty crowded especially on a rainy day which this was...the proximity to the meare whilst providing a scenic view, also seems to bring the flies in which is unfortunate....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AliH8691
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and myself popped in this afternoon at 4.30pm for scones and drinks, the staff were very friendly and helpful, we could take our pet Dog in and you could sit any where, the food and drinks was excellent and very reasonably priced, there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Roy C
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We had lunch and there was a good choice for a family of four and they were good for special diets too.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Singinggardener
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Mark C
November 27, 2016|
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Response from Rosemary W | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the restaurant details are on their website.
Mark C
November 27, 2016|
Response from Rosemary W | Reviewed this property |
suggest you contact them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Remembrance Road, Thorpeness IP16 4NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Thorpeness
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 453266
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