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Pea Porridge

28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (44 reviews)
“bone marrow” (25 reviews)
“ham croquettes” (16 reviews)
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited for my birthday and had a lovely time despite the heavy snow fall that evening ! The wine list was superb. Excellent selection, and the waitress offered advice on the best wine to match the meal. The service was spot...More

2  Thank JPAdvisor189
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away from the main center and we ate here as our first choice was full but it was a delightful surprise - the staff is a little pushy about their recommendations but proved correct and what they suggested was superb. The sharing dishes are...More

Thank janet w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited pea porridge for my wife's birthday with a couple of friends, have been there before and always had a good experience. Booked for 8.30 and arrived pretty much spot on time, after being seated took 5 minutes to bring menus. Took our drinks order...More

8  Thank buntingdj66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and it is always excellent. There is a good selection for meatless diets. The food is of a very high quality and the service is excellent. The surroundings are simple but stylish. A real treat.

1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been working in Bury St Edmunds for nearly two years, I finally made the effort to check out the local eateries. Pea porridge was at the top of my list. As described by the Good Food Guide, it is really 'something quite special'. As...More

1  Thank R4M5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three friends and I met for Saturday lunch and I was pleased to see the restaurant nice and busy, the menu is extraordinary, so many unusual items, that you'd never cook at home. The chef / owner excels at finding cuts of meat and offal,...More

1  Thank ianh379
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time we here and it is absolutely fantastic. Food is delicious. Service is good. Price is reasonable. I think it is a little lovely place to eat out in bury.

Thank isu30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 for saturday night dinner. 1 x interesting glass of white D'Abruzzo wine, 1x puglian red (£27) and towards cheaper end of list. Place has made its name for using the more interesting / unusual cuts of meat and offal - but there are a...More

1  Thank Augeas
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had lunch today and this lovely restaurant lived up to its reputation, excellent well executed dishes with friendly staff end excellent service. Go out of your way to eat here

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The first restaurant that I have been able to take my very fussy French colleagues to that they genuinely enjoyed! Have visited three times now and felt I ought to submit a review! Our visits have covered a range of events but always with five...More

Thank S K
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2018|
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Response from justinsharp | Property representative |
hi , the first reply is accurate.. thank you.
Helen L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
Marilyn E
21 January 2017|
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Response from oschnapp |
Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700200
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