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Pea Porridge

28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (44 reviews)
“bone marrow” (25 reviews)
“ham croquettes” (16 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

2 for saturday night dinner. 1 x interesting glass of white D'Abruzzo wine, 1x puglian red (£27) and towards cheaper end of list. Place has made its name for using the more interesting / unusual cuts of meat and offal - but there are a...More

Thank Augeas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch today and this lovely restaurant lived up to its reputation, excellent well executed dishes with friendly staff end excellent service. Go out of your way to eat here

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first restaurant that I have been able to take my very fussy French colleagues to that they genuinely enjoyed! Have visited three times now and felt I ought to submit a review! Our visits have covered a range of events but always with five...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Pea Porridge. We had decided to return after enjoying our first visit so much. There was a full and varied menu but we chose the "specials " as described by the waitress. These were dishes that two or three...More

Thank ThelmaandLouise50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit. Fabulous restaurant area with a lovely atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and attentive when required. Food delicious. The best food in the Bury St Edmunds area that we have had. Highly recommended

Thank mas5902017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first taste of this restaurant and my expectations were high given the rave reviews I had heard. I was not disappointed. The premises are very small and undoubtedly really difficult to work in when busy but the staff seem to have got...More

Thank mattsummers1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pea Porridge is just superb. From the moment you walk through the door, the incredible smells enchant you as they waft from the kitchen. Making it nearly impossible to whittle the incredible menu down to a starter, main and pudding! The food is sublime, incredibly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth finding, we went for lunch.Excellent and unusual dishes. 2 courses, a beer, bottle of wine, mineral water and coffee for two people, about £80. My only reservation was the wine list: we bought from the 'January list', the only red @ about £20,...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Efficient but slightly erratic service. Knowledgeable wine waitresses however slightly aloof. Food executed to a very high standard with wonderfully fresh ingredients. Perfect portion size beautifully and simply presented. The dishes were all about the taste, which were sublime. Without hesitation thus restaurant is worth...More

Thank Wildir
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went for a saturday lunch in January. First thing was the outside - love how it looks like a lovely cosy house from the outside. We were greeted by a lovely waitress who made us feel welcome and showed us to our table. We...More

Thank michelle260377
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3 January 2018|
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Response from justinsharp | Property representative |
hi , the first reply is accurate.. thank you.
Helen L
22 May 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
Marilyn E
22 January 2017|
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Response from oschnapp |
Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700200
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