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Restaurant at Seckford Hall Hotel

Seckford Hall Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6NU +44 1394807049

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £23

Took a friend for afternoon tea in lieu of her birthday. Food was very good. We particularly enjoyed the scones. Staff were extremely polite and couldn't have been more helpful. Would certainly visit again.

June Stebbings 30 October 2016
from Ipswich

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A 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant housed within a luxury Tudor hotel, the restaurant at Seckford Hall presents an elegant, modern dining experience. Named the 1530 Restaurant for its historical heritage, expect exciting, contemporary iterations of traditional favourites.

Stunning presentation in the Seckford Hall restaurant is a leitmotif through classy starters like the velvety chicken liver and foie gras parfait with plum compote, and enticing mains, such as the ‘trio of pork’ with pork chop, twice-cooked belly and black pudding boudin. A cardamom panna cotta with espresso brûlée is among a selection of sophisticated desserts.

Ornately carved wooden panels line the walls of the 1530 Restaurant at Seckford Hall, and are bathed in natural light from tall, latticed windows. The restaurant’s wine list is extensive and features world picks alongside renowned classic champagnes.

The 1530 Restaurant at Seckford Hall is kept company by The Great Hall Champagne and Cocktail Bar and the cosy Snug Bar. Seckford Hall is adjacent to Seckford Hall Golf Club in Woodbridge.

Restaurant at Seckford Hall Hotel

Seckford Hall Road, Woodbridge, IP13 6NU

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Customer reviews for Restaurant at Seckford Hall Hotel

4.0 ((((* (based on 59 reviews)
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  • dinner (29)
  • romantic (26)
  • afternoon tea (25)
  • private dining (23)
  • luxury (17)
  • views (13)
  • lunch (12)
  • breakfast (11)
  • value (8)
  • business (7)
  • large parties (7)
  • child friendly (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (2)
  • ((((* 30 November 2016 by Stewart Bass from Colchester

    We had the full afternoon tea, the sandwiches and the scones where very tasty, unfortunately the bakewell was a bit soggy which the staff rectified very quickly, on the whole a beautiful building very helpful staff and great experience.

  • ((*** 3 November 2016 by Ivan Hewitt from Colchester

    Having been twice throughout this year I was happy to recommend to a group of long term friends that we meet at Seckford Hall for Sunday lunch yesterday. This turned out to be very disappointing every main course was served on cold plates and the food was virtually cold albeit of good quality. They had "run out" of apple sauce and the overall service was somewhat slow. I left the restaurant feeling somewhat embarrassed. We will not return.

  • ((((( 30 October 2016 by June Stebbings from Ipswich

    Took a friend for afternoon tea in lieu of her birthday. Food was very good. We particularly enjoyed the scones. Staff were extremely polite and couldn't have been more helpful. Would certainly visit again.

  • ((*** 27 October 2016 by Ag from Suffolk Coastal District

    Very disappointed. The Afternoon Tea comprised of dry finger sandwiches of smoked salmon, cheese and pickle and ham which didn't taste that fresh. The scones were small, one plain, the other one currant in each so must've been fruit! They were served with huge bowls of what looked like a complete jar of jam and huge dish of cream. The top tier of 'cakes' consisted of a slice of, I think, moist ginger cake, very wet stodgy madeira and a mini tart with chocolate icing. The tea was warm as if the kettle hadn't boiled. The surroundings however were wonderful, no complaints there.
    The two waiting staff were extremely polite and courteous. As we had tried to 'just turn up' as suggested by another member of staff several Saturdays before but were turned away because there was a wedding and chef was too busy to do teas, I had booked online. We had been shown the restaurant by one of the same waiting staff and seen the Afternoon teas, which looked absolutely gorgeous. My sister brought one as a sixtieth birthday present for her friend and her husband on seeing the teas that day and the photos on the website.
    Imagine our utter surprise when this Saturday we went and received the above tea! My sister in fact wasn't feeling too well and I hate complaining so we asked for the cakes to be put in a box to take with us, they were wrapped in foil and I paid. The staff were so lovely I wouldn't let my sister complain, in hindsight I was wrong. The cost was disgusting for what we received, we should have spoken up. A child could've put together a better spread. I suppose it was because there was another huge wedding on at the same time and the chef had no time to prepare a decent tea. There were several tables occupied including a larger party, no one else seemed bothered by the lack of finesse and delicate cakes we had seen previously but it was the worst Afternoon tea I have experienced. Previous teas have all been cheaper than this and much better quality.

  • ((((( 27 October 2016 by John Barker from London

    A great evening from a pre dinner drink in the bar to each course being beautifully delivered. The Scallops to start were just fantastic and each course was beautifully prepared and presented.

  • ((((( 21 October 2016 by Graham Emmerson from Ipswich

    a very pleasant evening in a magnificent location. excellent food and very good service

  • ((((( 18 October 2016 by Paul Woodford from canewdon

    Sunday lunch like it should be in a wonderful venue which was good enough for Royalty in the past.

  • ((((( 10 October 2016 by Rosalind Ford from Cretingham

    We really enjoyed our meal and the venue of course is fabulous!

  • ((((( 3 September 2016 by Vivien Bickley from Gt Bealings

    We had steaks. They were delicious. As was the rest of the meal. Beautiful presented and excellent waiting services. Thoroughly enjoyed. Hope to be back soon.

  • ((*** 30 August 2016 by Colin Xerxes from Saint Albans

    Meal was only average. Chicken with parma ham was very dry

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