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The Froize Freehouse Restaurant

Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
+44 1394 450282
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison pie” (10 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
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Reviews (259)
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited here a number of times and it has always been outstanding. The food is locally sourced, some of it even grown in the gardens on site. The Blythburgh pork is simply out of this world ! and there is often local game...More

Thank James C
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah! The famous courgette cake! - a real winner that one. Thanks for writing such a lovely review...we appreciate it very much. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small restaurant. I had venison and mushroom pie others in the party had the roast pork. Well cooked and good portions lots of nice veg Two of us couldn't manage a pudding! Pleasant surroundings Booking is recommended as it was pretty full on Wednesday...More

Thank John A
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Glad you enjoyed your meal...we will try and talk you into having a pudding when return !!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was planned stop during a 10 mile walk. Arrived at 12.10. There was a warm welcome, very attentive and smart staff. The carvery was well laid out and all the dishes were inspiring and mouth watering. The vegetables were hot, fresh and tasted great...More

Thank peterbaguley1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My advice, come here very hungry. Don't eat for a week if can manage it. Very fresh and an irresistible of beautifully prepared main courses to choose from - some very unique combinations of tastes and textures. Truly delicious, can't wait to get hungry again!...More

2  Thank Michael J
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review.... I love it when our customers really 'get' what Froize and its food, are all about... See you again...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good meal here and this lovely family run establishment made us feel welcome and valued.

Thank SunshineGirl16
Reviewed 20 May 2017

After reading so many good reviews four of us decided to try it although it is a good distance from our homes. Unfortunately we arrived fifteen minutes late as the restaurant was much further than we thought, so the reception when we arrived was less...More

1  Thank Goodgirl79
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a big family meal out one evening. There was plenty to choose from. I had roast pork and mushroom stroganoff. That was the best pork and mushroom stroganoff I have ever tasted. My partner, grandad and dad all had ox cheek and are...More

1  Thank BannanHoward
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went the Froize restaurant for the first time for a family birthday , this was by far the most fantastic meal I have eaten in any restaurant . We was not rushed and the service excellent. I will definitely return.

3  Thank linn6
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a 25mile walk and was well pleased to find a great selection of food. After a tough choice, we both went for the venison pie which came with a healthy sized plate to self serve some delicious and varied veggies. Toilets are...More

1  Thank Vekster
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review.... Glad your feet managed the rest of your walk!!.....Would love to see you back at one of our future events...Keep an eye on the web sites.

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We have known about The Froize for a while, and often past it, just never got round to going, A birthday gave myself and my wife the perfect opportunity to go, wasn't sure what to expect but had heard good things. Charming setting, nice and...More

1  Thank Marky_Osborne
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
why is it only open 2 nights a week? we are not lunch people, we like to be out and about during the day when on holiday and look forward to a nice evening meal.
1 June 2015|
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Response from Froizeland | Property representative |
Good evening...The simple answer to your question is this...The Froize is a small, country restaurant...my country restaurant...and as I get older I don't go as fast as I did...so to keep my enthusiasm for what we do, I open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450282
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David Grimwood's delightful Free-house Restaurant, serving delicious rustic food in a rather charming, slightly old fashioned way!
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