Dunston Hall

(114 Reviews)
Dunston Hall Hotel, Ipswich, East of England, NR14 8PQ
British, Afternoon Tea


Main course: £18
Food spend: £22

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 17:00 & 18:30 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

Set amidst 150 acres of preened parkland, Dunston Hall showcases elegant British cuisine and afternoon teas. This 4-star Elizabethan-style mansion dates back to 1859, offering regal style and unmatched comfort. Select a traditional English breakfast or indulge in afternoon teas which command views over the 18-hole golf course.

Enjoy pre dinner drinks in the terrace bar, indulge in seasonal cocktails in the Brasserie bar or the ultimate G & T before relaxing in the informal Brasserie for dinner. Choose from delicious steaks or Chefs great British classics with local Norfolk meats and fabulous desserts. On Sundays, indulge in a carvery, along with a selection of starters; Dunston's' Famous Carvery, featuring Swanningtons Sirloin of beef, and other local meats, along with vegan and vegetarian options.

A traditional afternoon tea is served in the terrace bar, offering guests a choice of loose leaf teas, delicate finger sandwiches, homemade fruit scones with clotted cream and jam, and finishing with a mouth-watering range of sweets. Additionally, diners can pick a special "The Great British Cake Off" tea featuring classic treats alongside unforgettable cakes including Lemon drizzle, Victoria sandwich, raspberry Battenberg, carrot cupcakes or chocolate fudge.

A popular destination for celebrations, opt for larger tables in the sunny conservatory or smaller ones in intimate booths. A beautiful setting filled with classic comfort, Dunston Hall is a 16-minute drive from central Norwich.

Customer reviews for Dunston Hall
(based on 114 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (35)
  • al fresco (9)
  • breakfast (44)
  • business (10)
  • child friendly (13)
  • dinner (54)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (7)
  • lunch (23)
  • luxury (12)
  • private dining (9)
  • romantic (18)
  • trendy (4)
  • value (20)
  • views (38)
  • By Sarah G from Ramsey St Marys
    20 September 2020

    Very friendly warm welcome in the restaurant. Varied menu. The food was excellent as was James who looked after us. Looking forward to eating here again soon .

  • By Mark E from Kent
    20 September 2020

    Meal and service was excellent

  • By Katie B from Witney
    18 September 2020

    I had breakfast at Dunstan Hall and it was very good.

  • By Brian M from Preston
    17 September 2020

    Evening meals here very good but breakfast was a bit of a shambles with booking system not working well with queues for hot food on 3 days

  • By Pauline C from Colchester
    15 September 2020

    Much improved on the previous evening although the identical bottle of wine was priced differently on the bill

  • By Sheena E from Essex
    8 September 2020

    The food was delicious and service great. Especially liked the sorbet dessert and the breakfast (not together of course)! Lots of sanitizer available and felt safe. Thank you Dunston Hall for extending gthe dine out offer.

  • By Aileen B from Swindon
    2 September 2020

    Perfect Good customer service Good food

  • By Aileen B from Swindon
    1 September 2020

    Lovely food Polite stuff Just perfect for a Uk break Thank you for the lovely food team it was worth it

  • By Rossalin B from NORWICH
    31 August 2020

    Very enjoyable.Excellent service and food.

  • By Angela U from Manningtree Essex
    30 August 2020

    Had dinner her with family on Sunday 40th August It was lovely and staff very friendly and felt very safe eating in the restaurant and the measures they had in place due to Covid-19

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Dunston Hall
Dunston Hall Hotel, Ipswich, East of England, NR14 8PQ

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