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Abigail's Buttery

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Hamilton Road, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
+44 1394 285511
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

After sitting in the buttery (as we have many times before) were quizzed as to whether we had booked (it was totally empty), or whether we were hotel guests as they weren't serving "walk ins" because it had been a busy day. After we offered to leave, they relented and did serve an excellent supper... but need to improve their... More 

Thank 89BeeW89
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I often visit Felixstowe and stay at the Orwell hotel.Abigail's Buttery situated in the hotel offers a good,well balanced menu.My wife and I have dined here several times and the food has always been well cooked and served by attentive staff.There is a choice to suit all tastes and the ambience is quiet and tasteful.Non residents can dine here and... More 

Thank GarryAceDavis
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

excellent food and great service with attentive staff. would recommend highly. it was a quirky hotel with all the niggles but overall an enjoyable stay

Thank Jo G
Swindon, United Kingdom
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381 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We were staying at the Orwell hotel on our annual pilgrimage to family in Felixstowe, and thought after the fantastic meal we had last year, we would eat in Abigail's Buttery again, as it has one of the most fantastic restaurant interiors in the country, with original wall to wall carved wood paneling. We pre-booked a particular table in the... More 

Thank 923Dan
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

I had no idea such a beautiful interior awaited us in Abigail's Buttery at The Orwell Hotel in Felixstowe. The food was very good and the presentation was second to none. We all chose from the set menu but a la carte was also available. Service was attentive and professional. This certainly is a hidden gem and we will definitely... More 

Thank Dale J
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

If you are looking for somewhere different to try I can highly recommend Abigail,s. The food is excellent & reasonably priced.

1 Thank Tim F
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Good choice of starters, main courses and desserts and two courses for £10.00. Tablecloths and a small vase of flowers makes this a lovely place for special occasions and the service was excellent as well.

Thank David S
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This restaurant is in 'The Orwell Hotel' it has an express luncheon menu which is served 12-7pm daily 2 courses £10 3 courses £13 absolutely fabulous food, Felixstowe s best kept secret !!

Thank Stephenry
Marbella, Spain
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

it is amaizing for how much money you can eat in this fantastic hotel !!!! the bargain menu during the week is fantastic !!!! I have been last week with my mum and a friend of us and we loved it !!! thank you very much !!!

Thank kalenda26
OrwellHotel, Public Relations Manager at Abigail's Buttery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will look forward to welcoming you back for another meal in the near future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

We enjoyed the 3 course lunch which we thought good value. However the restaurant, like the hotel needs doing up. The drinks I thought a bit on the dear side.

Thank Robert C
OrwellHotel, Public Relations Manager at Abigail's Buttery, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your meal. I will pass your comments about drink prices to our F&B manager. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
French, European, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hamilton Road, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 285511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?