Ravenwood Hall Hotel

(137 Reviews)
Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9JA
British

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Sunday Lunch 3-Courses £25.50 per person

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Average

Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Restaurant description

Winner of 2 AA Rosettes and with a history dating back to Henry VIII, Ravenwood Hall Hotel is a stunning 16th-century Tudor hotel and restaurant that offers classic British flavours with bold, contemporary twists. The intimate dining room boasts an Inglenook fireplace and oak beams, and makes an ideal setting for traditional afternoon teas.

The very best in British ingredients go into the Ravenwood Hall Hotel menu, with recognisable classics given the gourmet touch. Nibbles to start include Saddleback crackling with apple sauce, or Maldon oysters served either natural with shallot vinegar, in a light tempura batter, or gratinated with parsley and parmesan. Small plates include smoked duck with orange and mustard endive salad, and for mains there is roasted lamb rump with potato gnocchi, a selection of steaks from the grill, and vegetarian options like heritage beetroot and rosary goats' cheese risotto.

Indulgent desserts at Ravenwood Hall Hotel Suffolk include treats like raspberry frangipane tart with white chocolate and raspberry macaroon, or Hendrick's gin and Fentimans tonic sorbet. There is a fine wine list, and range of spirits from the bar.

Set in 7 acres of secluded grounds, Ravenwood Hall Hotel is a stunning escape, with Thurston Rail Station being 5 minutes' drive away.

Customer reviews for Ravenwood Hall Hotel
4.3
(based on 137 reviews)

90%
of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (48)
  • al fresco (8)
  • breakfast (15)
  • business (19)
  • child friendly (15)
  • dinner (70)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (27)
  • lunch (81)
  • luxury (34)
  • private dining (37)
  • romantic (45)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (34)
  • views (45)
  • By Colin O from clare
    12 January 2020

    Very good food lovely dining room

  • By Lesley M from Diss
    29 December 2019

    Beautiful setting and great friendly staff. Roast beef was fantastic and so were panacotta and crumble. Serving staff a little inexperienced but friendly.

  • By Gareth H from Rickmansworth
    29 December 2019

    Traditional ambience quality food with good service

  • By Kim F from Rougham
    21 December 2019

    The starter was disappointing, just a small pile of lettuce , you had to hunt for any sign of Roquefort/walnuts. The main meal and dessert however were very nice. We had the Xmas menu and again disappointed that coffee was not included in the price. Excellent surroundings and good service.

  • By Claire G from Bury st edmunds
    17 December 2019

    Attended for an afternoon tea for 3 yesterday. Starting with a positive, the hotel and grounds are impressive, inside and out. Set back from the road and located up a gravel drive through wooded area. Outdoor pool for the summer, which afternoon tea customers can use, lovely landscape garden and some animals (miniature ponies, geese and a goat). Now for the negatives. I was called the day before and asked to pay up in full, reason given was that in the past people didn’t show up and food was ordered and went to waste. Thought it a bit strange not to just pay a non refundable deposit but there you are. Was told the price per head was dearer (£17 a head) as being December we were paying for a festive more elaborate tea. Having visited in september which was lovely, yesterday was a disappointment in comparison and not what I would call elaborate. Sandwiches were nice, the usual fillings except there was turkey, stuffing and cranberry and 4 x finger sandwiches per person but the cakes were disappointing and nothing special, not as nice as the ones in September. Not homemade and pastry was the ready made/cooked type that you add the filling to, hard and horrible. Coffee was weak and not hot. Had to get up to go and find someone to ask for tea and coffee top up. Staff were more attentive to trying to keep the fire alight very unsuccessfully and didn’t seem to know what to do with it and the one log on it wouldn’t stay alight, despite a good stock of logs there they were reluctant to throw more on to it for some reason! Shame as this was a Christmas treat for my mum and was a disappointment so unlikely to return again. Not good value for money.

  • By Mary K from Bury st Edmunds
    15 December 2019

    Lovely surroundings, great ambiance, excellent service, lovely food, friend staff

  • By Dawn H from Brandon
    23 November 2019

    Had a really lovely afternoon tea, service was excellent and the quality was too

  • By Michael S from Bury St Edmunds
    16 November 2019

    Most enjoyable evening, delicious food and good, friendly service.

  • By Sandra W from Woodbridge
    13 November 2019

    We went for my Fathers 75th Birthday mid week for lunch in November. The fires were lit, it was cosy and very welcoming as always. The food was delicious!

  • By bill ellis E from bury st edmunds
    10 November 2019

    Excellent family meal, very good service and truly delicious food. Will be returning again soon.

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Ravenwood Hall Hotel
Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9JA

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