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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed January 4, 2024 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal to celebrate my birthday. Every course was beautifully presented and tasted wonderful. We were made to feel very welcome and our lovely waitress was very attentive. They even set up the table with birthday confetti which was...a nice surprise. It was the perfect way to spend the evening.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed October 31, 2023 via mobile

Scutchers is the only, and therefore the best, restaurant in Long Melford . The welcome and atmosphere are friendly. Food is freshly cooked, good, but expensive and portions very small. Clientele elderly.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed October 26, 2023

We dine out frequently and are fortunate enough to go to some of the top restaurants in the UK. Scutchers is up there with the best ! Quality food well presented and excellent service. The Scallop starter was superb. Unfortunately the restaurant does lack a...bit of atmosphere but that was probably because it was a quiet evening with not many covers taken . Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 22, 2023

Superb quality food and service, we came here for a treat while on a weekend break. Would definitely recommend and will definitely go again.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 22, 2023

We celebrated my husband's 82nd birthday with dinner with our family at this fabulous restaurant. We were a table of 11 and the food and service were absoutely spot on. We regard ourselves as very fortunate to have such an excellent restaurant in our area....It is by far one of the best restaurants we have ever dined at (including some with Michelin stars). Nick's cooking is superb and Diane and her staff really make people welcome. Fresh flowers on a beautifully laid table and a lovely warm setting. We couldn't have asked for more!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 15, 2023

Faultless. It’s difficult to see how this restaurent could be improved as all aspects were beyond criticism.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed August 25, 2023 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. The food is super, the service exceptional, and all in all I can't really fault it. We have visited the times this year and each time we've had great service, good, and wine. Recommended.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed June 30, 2023 via mobile

A fantastic experience dining in Scutchers for my 60th birthday surprise dinner. The staff were friendly and helpful - the ambience was just right . The food was delicious and perfect size servings. Nothing was too much trouble. You could spread the butter instead of...it being a solid lump on your bread and asking for only 2 lumps of ice in my Amaretto was just what I got and Also a complimentary ice cream on a Happy Birthday plate finished the evening spectacularlyMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed May 20, 2023 via mobile

It was our 23rd wedding anniversary and we were on a short break in Long Melford from our home in West Yorkshire. After reviewing Scutchers, we booked a table and weren’t disappointed. A relatively small but cosy restaurant with excellent service and attention to detail....My husband chose Asparagus with bacon and hollandaise to start. I had the crab, prawn and avocado cocktail. Both were light, fresh and a lovely start to our meal. For main course, my husband chose monkfish medallions with pesto tagliatelle. I chose whole Dover sole with French fries. My sole was perfectly cooked and I could even smell the butter it was cooked in before I started. Beautiful. We celebrated our anniversary with a glass of Kir Royale and a bottle of very decent house white. Finished off with double espresso’s. Perfect. We will be back.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed April 23, 2023

We were there for dinner during a birthday weekend in Long Melford, and were totally delighted with the experience. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, the service excellent and the food outstanding – especially the starters! We will certainly go again if we are in...the area. Indeed, it might be worth a trip just to eat there!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed April 22, 2023

Booked for a special birthday celebration dinner. Very disappointed with the food quality especially when you consider the prices reflect what should have been an up market dining experience. G&T's served in what you would expect water to be served in. For a restaurant of...this standard surely Gin bowl glasses would be expected. Both had the confit duck to start, very dry and not 'falling off' the bone as you would expect. I had the Turbot which was very good with an excellent sauce. My wife had the Dover Sole, this was over cooked and very dry. She ate it with half of my sauce which helped. Served with chips, to be fair they were like under cooked, pale oven chips. Our local pub does better with salt and peppered twice cooked chips. Definitely not what should be expected in a fine dining establishment. Staff were very good though and on this night I was not up to complaining.Will not go again and certainly would not recommend. Interesting to see on the feedback that they never respond, lack of interest maybe ?More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed December 1, 2022 via mobile

We met friends for lunch at Scutchers today it was our first visit and we will be back for sure . The food was top quality and the service was excellent . I had Scallops to start followed by Dover sole both were extremely good..., well prepared and presented . For sweet I had Granny Sallys Christmas pudding which was a real treat (I purchased 4 of them to take home). A superb restaurant that I would highly recommend . At the end we had a very special surprise as we met the two resident Mini Schnauzers lovely chaps (Tilly and Sidney).More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed July 14, 2022

For the last 13 years, we meet up with our sister for birthdays, and any occasion that we find to drive to Suffolk to this restaurant. Never disappoints, wonderful food and service. The menu is difficult to select, as we like all the options! We...find it good value for money, for such quality. A great selection of wines at a sensible price.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 8, 2022

We had heard so many good things about Scutchers but had never visited. Our first lunch was on a Saturday lunchtime at the end of May. Fabulous food and such friendly staff. Scutchers makes diners feel welcome and special. We enjoyed it so much that...we returned on 2nd June and it was equally impressive. Thank you. We shall return in 2023.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed June 19, 2022 via mobile

Fantastic meal at this brilliant restaurant. I called a few weeks in advance to book a table and let them know one of my party was gluten intolerant. They had marked the menu for her and advised and helped all through the night to ensure...that my guest had the best experience. Food was quite frankly exceptional. Around 8 choices on each course, everything was very fresh and tasty. I had the escalope Holstein and this was superb. Staff were also brilliant. Knowledgable, helpful and attentive without being overbearing. Very highly recommended in my opinion.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Scutchers Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5