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The Lighthouse Restaurant

77 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AU +44 1728572975

((((( British
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 22:00

Great, as ever ..... a little quieter without Robin!

Phil Peeling 23 March 2017
from Saxmundham

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A charming restaurant just 200 metres from the beautiful Suffolk coast, The Lighthouse in Aldeburgh features in both the Michelin Guide and the Good Food Guide. Making the most of local produce, British classics are joined by Mediterranean flavours on the menu.

Favourites on The Lighthouse Restaurant menu include traditional beer-battered fish and chips and hearty steaks with hand-cut chips and a choice of sauce. Elsewhere on the menu, discover grilled lemon sole with fennel and pomegranate salsa, corn-fed chicken breast with sun-dried tomato and wild mushroom risotto, and gnocchi with gorgonzola and Mediterranean vegetables.

Finish with indulgent desserts like boozy banana pancake with toffee crunch ice cream, or treacle tart with lemon syrup. With large windows, wooden floors and rich yellow and terracotta walls, The Lighthouse is warm, relaxed and welcoming.

A rustic seaside restaurant, The Lighthouse in Suffolk blends fresh flavours with fine wines, local ales and an inviting atmosphere.

The Lighthouse Restaurant

77 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AU

Contact +44 1728453377
Reservations +44 1728572975

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Customer reviews for The Lighthouse Restaurant

4.8 ((((( (based on 470 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (393)
  • lunch (289)
  • value (220)
  • romantic (122)
  • private dining (89)
  • large parties (86)
  • child friendly (76)
  • trendy (51)
  • business (33)
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  • al fresco (27)
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  • afternoon tea (17)
  • breakfast (5)
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  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Alison Read from Maidstone

    Delicious food, excellent service in a lively atmosphere. We will return!

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Catherine Baker from Aldeburgh

    We booked and requested a vegan menu choice and were blown away. A specially printed menu was provided with 3 starters and 4 main choices, the staff could not do enough to go the extra mile to accommodate our request. Thanks so much to Sam and his wonderful team.

  • ((((( 26 March 2017 by JC from Suffolk Coastal District

    Fantastic. Great for vegetarians, meat-eaters and fish-eaters alike,

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by Isabel Barrell from Bicester

    Second visit and it did not disappoint. The food choices are varied and the quality is very high. Not over engineered - lovely flavours using seasonal ingredients. Good wine choices. Will certainly visit again on our next visit to the area. Great value for money.

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by Phil Peeling from Saxmundham

    Great, as ever ..... a little quieter without Robin!

  • ((((( 21 March 2017 by Ian Stevens from COLCHESTER

    Excellent place to dine
    Service outstanding - served by a very helpful & pleasant young lady. Some things she had to go & find out about as I think she had recently started working there but came back with what we needed to know so we could make our choices

    Food brilliant (Lebanese chicken starter was lovely & food well presented

    If we come back to Aldeburgh & I'm sure we will The Lighthouse would be a definite eating place

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Hannah Larkin from Surrey

    Lovely restaurant. Very reasonably priced. Simple decor, spot on friendly service, lovely food. My husband and I both had the same: tuna sashimi with ginger and wasabi to start, then seared scallop and bacon salad with a side of sweet potato fries for main. Both courses were delicious with a beautiful mix of flavours and attractively presented. Although they do not do a children's menu in fact they are more child friendly than many places that do offering to do pretty much any dish off the menu in a smaller portion or offering off menu standard child options (our daughter had a lovely homemade spag bol). And they provided child friendly cutlery which was such a great touch. Excellent selection of wines by the glass. The husband and wife owners were very much present and delightful hosts, as were their team of front of house staff. All in all one of the most enjoyable family lunches we have had in a long while. Well done to the owners of the Lighthouse and if you're heading to Aldeburgh definitely book in.

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Alan Rosenbach from Brighton

    The service was excellent, the staff very friendly and engaging and the food top quality. The restaurant is a gem.

  • ((((* 19 March 2017 by Rachel Webster from London

    Delicious. I had the swordfish and my husband had the steak. Both were very good.

  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Suzanne Mingay from Aldeburgh

    Excellent meal had by four of us celebrating a birthday. will definately be back in May on our next holiday. We had best ever fish pate followed be fish and chips then pancakes with bananas toffee crunch icecream. The set menu is such good value for money, not forgetting an gorgeous bottle Merlot wine. Thankyou for the excellent service. No wonder you have been voted the best in Aldeburgh.

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