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The Orchard Room

Great Green, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3SJ, England
+44 1359 233363
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“scone” (3 reviews)
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British, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Great Green, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3SJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is under new ownership and has been renamed as Tickety Boo reopening this week! We popped in today - my husband had a cream tea and I had a savoury tea - both were very nice too! The staff are very friendly and the...More

Thank R P T
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Situated in a rambling garden centre, very rural with an orchard and hens running around. We have been there twice for coffee and cakes which were very nice. We understand the dinners are exceptional but as yet we have not had dinner there.

Thank michaeleverist
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Found this restaurant on tripadvisor and went with my husband for lunch. The poached cod was superb and my husband was very impressed with his Caesar salad which had deliciously herby chicken. Their own apple juice was lovely and as for the homemade ice creams...More

1  Thank MontgomerySuffolk
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was a special day out for my Mum and Dad on Dad's 95th Birthday, the waitress made sure we had a larger table close to the door for Dad's walking frame and ease of access by the door. The service was unbeatable, the food...More

Thank Suffolk-Hobbit
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent roast chicken lunch with great flavours & fresh veg from the garden. Young chef did great, waitresses could've been more attentive.

Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely quiet place to eat! Really tranquil. Lovely service and beautifully cooked food. The omelettes are to die for. Kids got some free bread to feed the resident chickens!

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Food expensive and plants for sale seemed also. Bird muck over outside chairs and lots of dog poo laying around. Not a place I can recommend or will visit again.More

Thank Mobileman
Teresa H, Owner at The Orchard Room, responded to this review

Dear mobileman, we dont know who you are, but there was certainly not lots of dog poo lying around. Dora and Bertie our chocolate and golden labs are loved by all of our customers. Occasionly they do leave a present where it is not wanted...More

Reviewed 9 May 2016

Sitting outside nest to an orchard with the countryside and chickens for company. Breakfast of bacon and eggs on a toasted muffin - delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank Nicnac2511
Teresa H, Owner at The Orchard Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful comments. It is quite entertaining watching the chickens.

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Three of us went for lunch... Sun was shining and the food was great. Sweet potato quiche... Delicious but quite a small plate of food... Scone clotted cream and jam...wonderful but the scone had been put in microwave which made it soft... Only fault. Will...More

Thank J777TES
Teresa H, Owner at The Orchard Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I have asked the chef the watch this one. Not the usual. Please make yourself known when you revisit.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

After a long absence, I went back to the Orchard Room. It is still as I remembered from before. It is so refreshing to have a colourful cloth and wild flowers on the table. Watching the chickens running around in their enclosure and 2 friendly...More

Thank urenard44
Teresa H, Owner at The Orchard Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. A delight to serve you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great Green, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Thurston
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 233363
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