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The Black Lion

The Green, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9DN, England
+44 1787 312356
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (5 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Green, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9DN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch this week and my first impressions were not great, the restaurant looks tired and needs a bit of TLC. However the food was fantastic and the presentation of the dishes wouldn't of looked out of place in a Michelin restaurant....More

Thank poppiesbrother
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night. This is a grand 3 story hotel which looks down into Long Melford. Good service and the breakfast was lovely. We didn't eat in the evening as the menu was quite pricey and we didn't want to dress up -...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in today for lunch with my friend. Had lunch from the set menu which was excellent. Food was of a very high standard and service could not be faulted. Definitely recommend the Black Lion. Very quaint country hotel.

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This year we came back to the Black Lion and plan to come back next year. So, yes, we really like this tiny hotel /B&B. The restaurant is fantastic; great food ; practically a fine dining experience.

Thank Walid C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Popped in here for Saturday lunch recently in lieu of Mother's Day lunch. We chose from the 'market menu' which is their fixed price set menu. Not a massive choice (3 from each course) but need not have worried as there's something for everyone on...More

Thank SFM1959
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very nice Hotel staff lovely also lovely food menu we had bed breakfast and the evening meal included in our deal

Thank D0wnsview
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

You will get a high quality meal made with good local products. GF options available. You do pay the price for it, but it is a cut above other local places. Highly recommend.

Thank teamcollard
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Served a variety of delicious dishes at lunchtime today .. elegant .. .tasty... calm atmosphere.. all very pleasant indeed . Will go there again .. lovely staff.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here on Sunday evening 27th Feb. The food is absolutely amazing. Can honestly say there were taste combinations I had never experienced before. I would totally recommend the restaurant. I cannot recommend the hotel as we didnt stay there but the staff whom...More

Thank Lindsey58
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a cuppa when visiting Long Melford. This is a very quaint hotel set on the Green overlooking Melford Hall. The lounge area is extremely comfortable and has large drop end sofas to chill out on. Proper tea and very pleasant staff. Would...More

Thank stephen h
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 312356
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