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The Tollgate

142 Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6AX, England
+44 1284 755237
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
142 Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6AX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here last Sunday. Hadn't booked, just a spur of the moment decision with my girlfriend. Never been in before, so wasn't sure what to expect. The place wasn't by any means full, but they were obviously busy. We grabbed a seat and looked...More

1  Thank EvilSpud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was one of a party of 5 visiting The Tollgate for the first time, to celebrate a birthday. The first thing I noticed was that while most tables were occupied, there wasn't a feeling of being crowded. Nor were the table packed close together....More

Thank soloman44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at the best western hotel across the road from the Tollgate quite regularly, about every 6 weeks and if possible we eat at the Tollgate. Good prices and good food. Service is a little slow but hey ho. None of the staff seem...More

Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Kids ordered pizza with both came on still frozen. Sent them back and next ones were barely warm. Our Sunday dinner was very poor chewy meat and everything else had been put through a fryer. First time visiting green king pub...More

Thank scottbriscoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at a local hotel and I found the Tollgate on line within a 5 minute walk from our hotel. We ate there 3 nights in a row (the total of our stay) and the menu was extensive and we were spoiled for...More

Thank Cosybears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very popular place for drinks or food. The menu is based on the standard Greene King menu but with some daily specials. It is not fine dining but straightforward pub grub with all the popular items. Reservation is advisable. There is a...More

Thank belisaurius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here to celebrate a birthday and anniversay. There was 8 of us everyone had a roast, different meats but all were hot and delicious, great service, very helpful and friendly staff and best of all very resonably priced.

Thank D L
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A well presented pub with a good atmosphere. The teepee is quirky and fun and can be rented out too! Over all a clean and well presented pub with friendly staff. The food arrived quickly, it looked good and tasted amazing! Especially fro the price!...More

Thank gerard e
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice place to socialise and relax with a meal and a drink. All staff are friendly and very helpful. The garden is a nice place to relax in with chairs and tables on a patio area and also picnic style benches...More

Thank froglady
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was an unplanned visit on a drive back home to Essex. It was very late for lunch but saw that food was served all day so took a chance. Place was not busy but vey clean with table obviously wiped and ready. Ladies toilet...More

Thank kbmadle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 755237
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Traditional Freshly cooked food served with a rustic charm in a modern but relaxed atmosphere.