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Cookhouse Restaurant

The Cookhouse offers panoramic views across the River Orwell. The menu changes with the seasons, to showcase food at its prime. In addition to our menus, we have daily specials to further our offering. Booking is advisable.

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01473 786 616


served from midday
until 3pm Mon to Thu
until late Fri & Sat

also available Fri & Sat evenings



served until 11.30am




Opening Times 

Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 5pm 
Friday and Saturday 8.00am - Late 
Sundays & public holidays 
8.30am - 4.30pm 
(or by private arrangement

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01473 786 616







We change our menus every season, and further tweaks happen every week depending on what's in its prime and what events are happening.

For groups of ten or more, a pre-order and a deposit of £10pp will be required.

If booking for twenty or more please contact the events team, or call them on 01473 786618


Private Dining

We refer to our private dining service as Feast because of what we offer!

Find out more about private diningcorporate events and our Puzzle Room escape challeneg or see our events listing.

Afternoon Tea ~ £14.95 pp

Our afternoon tea is served in the restaurant so you can enjoy the beautiful panoramic view with friends and family and watch the world go by. Served on a beautiful vintage cake stand.

Afternoon tea includes • 3 sandwiches • 1 savoury • 4 sweets • unlimited tea all for £14.95 per person. 

If it’s special occasion why not add some bubbly or hire out our private rooms for bigger parties. We are happy to help! 

Gift vouchers available, including direct postage

Served Monday to Saturday 15:00 ~ 17:00.  Afternoon tea on Sunday is served 14:00 to 15:00

Please call us to reserve your table (at least 24 hours in advance, so by 3pm the day before) and our chefs will ensure everything is made fresh for your arrival. If you have any special dietary needs or any preferences to your afternoon tea please let us know.  Full payment must be made at time of booking. 

Call the restaurant on 01473 786 616 or book on-line, you can also book by emailing

Christmas 2018

Check out the menu here

Food Hall Café

The Café in the Food Hall is also open for teas and coffees, cakes, toasted ciabattas.  As well as serving the cafe we also have seating around the Jumping Pillow and in the summer the Beach Hut which sells delicious Criterion ice cream.  Tables for full dining in the Cookhouse can be reserved from the Café. Please browse our cafe menu and call in to see our fresh selection of homemade cakes daily. 





Special Events

Funeral events & wakes


Cookery lessons


Puzzle Room escape challenge

Group tour visits


Finger buffet


Corporate events

Prom packages


Canape selector


Wedding Packages


Please call the Events Team direct on 01473 786 618 or email them to check availability.