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Old Cannon Brewery Restaurant

86 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 768769
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (3 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten a few times at the old cannon food is always lovely, very friendly attentive staff and great atmosphere. Went along to the new pizza monday with a group of friends (pizza and a drink for £10) and it was one of the best...More

Thank Glenn L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very tasty fish pie and steak & kidney pie (c£13 each) in our party - all home made and decent portions. However the rhubarb baked cheesecake was tasteless and would recommend avoiding. I liked the choice of ales on offer and the setting...More

Thank MichaelfromSuffolk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food (Halloumi Burger was exceptional) great atmosphere. Julie, Craig and the team were really accommodating (special mention for Liam who put up with us). Highly recommended!

Thank lammy17032018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Powder Monkey is a great beer which you can enjoy at the bar or at the table with your meal. It was our first visit under the new management and we had a lovely evening. The food was delicious and the portions large. The peanut...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went as a Sunday treat for a birthday and wound up turning up 45mins early expecting to just wait at the bar but this was no problem and we were seated quickly and without fuss. Staff were so welcoming and friendly and couldn't do enough...More

Thank GreshamsIpswich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lunch about once every three weeks at the Cannon, and, under its new Manager there is no doubt that it has improved significantly, from being just another pub to becoming something of a gastropub. I always judge places by the soup available, and...More

Thank Dudley M
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The service at the Old Cannon is very good. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The menu is varied (plus daily specials) and the food is excellent - all the main courses and desserts we had amongst our party were extremely good. To add...More

Thank John_C_Ldn
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Great place to eat, the food was very well cooked and presentation was excellent. Try the in house brewed beer.

Thank MandM5960
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Last minute decision to go out to eat (and rather surprised to get in at short notice as it's usually pretty full. Imaginative menu at decent prices (c.£12 for a main). Good beer (many brewed on premises), 'posh' kebab for me - lamb kofte(?!) -...More

Thank Augeas
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stayed for two nights in the Old Cannon Brewery and decided to eat in the restaurants on both nights. The staff were attentive , happy and mad us feel very welcome. The food on both nights was excellent as was the huge breakfast in...More

Thank Hayesmark1971
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John R
13 October 2016|
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Response from Bernard W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just seen the question and a bit late answering but they do have food for a vegetarian and best checking when going on website or ring. My partner is a vegetarian and always enjoyed the food there.
Chris R
25 September 2016|
Response from 11diner11 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been on a Monday, but according to their website they do. (Not allowed to add the link by Trip Advisor's posting restrictions.)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 768769
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The Old Cannon is a Brewery, Bar, Brasserie and Bed & Breakfast.Our brasserie menu (Cannon Fodder) changes with the seasons and has starters and main dishes for all tastes and appetites and, if you are still ready for more, our puddings and British cheeseboard are definitely worth saving space for. There are at least three daily changing specials. For those with a smaller appetite, many of the most popular main courses are offered as a light main too.
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