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The Punchbowl Inn

$$ - $$$, , European
Straight Road | Stowmarket, Ipswich IP10 0DS, England
+44 1449 771646
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4 days ago
“Wonderful Sunday Lunch”
4 Sep 2017
“First visit to this lovely pub”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Straight Road | Stowmarket, Ipswich IP10 0DS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a really wonderful Sunday lunch here recently. Excellent food, good portion sizes and friendly service. Good variety of options with a veggie choice too. Would recommend.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Nestling in the lovely area of Suffolk is this old community pub The Punchbowl.. The staff are very welcoming and there is a decent choice menu plus a Specials Board. Prices are very reasonable. We found this pub by accident and called in for lunch.Food...More

1  Thank haz36
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Live in Great Finborough & thought we should give the food a try. Great atmosphere & superb quality food..

Thank SharonDel
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic pub in a beautiful part of the Suffolk countryside. Really friendly staff & locals who loved to chat telling me the history of the pub, (which is a community pub so definitely worth your support) the local area & gossip. Food looked fantastic...More

Thank James L
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a lovely country pub which was saved by the local community who now run premises. There is a welcoming atmosphere with the food is all cooked to order, because of this there is a wait to be seated but the experience is well...More

Thank sparky70
Reviewed February 14, 2016

It seems that the village clubbed together and took over this pub. They have made a gem of it. It is extremely friendly and atmospheric. The furnishings are very tasteful. The food is extremely reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. I had liver and bacon in...More

Thank mcgilligan
Reviewed December 9, 2015

I had a lovely meal here! The French chef is fantastic! The new manager is very good, chatty and provides great service. The new style in the pub is lovely, it creates a warm and cosy feeling. Highly recommend this pub!

Thank Emioo
Reviewed November 30, 2015

A much enjoyed visit to our local pub,warm and friendly atmosphere,very good food and and most helpfull service.Looking forward to our visit on Christmas Day Tim W

1  Thank Timothy W
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Been on previous occasions, but the new French chef is top class, all three courses wonderful. Great to see a face from the past in the shape of the temporary manager and his wife, a couple who really know how to run a pub and...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed November 14, 2015

We really enjoyed our recent meal at the Punchbowl. Since the arrival if thier new, French, chef we've been around 4 times. The menu changes regularly and there's always something irresistible on the specials boards. This evening I enjoyed a plate of fresh salmon and...More

Thank Madeline H
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Straight Road | Stowmarket, Ipswich IP10 0DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 771646
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