The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
2018 AA Inspectors' choice & Gold Awards
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
One of the best hotels for Winter weekends
Telegraph Magazine
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
'One of the best restaurants in England'
The Sunday Times
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
2015 Editor’s Choice Award for Gourmet Hotels
The Good Hotel Guide
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
‘One of Britain’s best stopovers’
Hotel Inspector Alex Polizzi
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence
The Great House Lavenham Suffolk
‘It is like waking up in another world’
Country Home and Interiors


The Great House in Lavenham, is one of Britain’s finest small luxury boutique hotels.

Situated in the medieval village of Lavenham, in Suffolk, this highly renowned restaurant-with-rooms delights its guests with award-winning modern French cuisine and a handful of beautifully designed
five-star bedrooms.

AA Gold Award & Inspectors’ choice Award 2018 – 3 AA Rosettes


The Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice 2015 awards for Gourmet Hotels


Fabulous Food Award Winner 2015 Sawday’s British Hotels


AA Inspectors’ choice Award 2015


‘The Great House offers an experience that is as French as Lavenham is English’ Olive Magazine


‘Britain’s Top 100 restaurants’ Sunday Times & Harden’s Guide 2013


‘One of Britain’s best restaurants with rooms’ The Sunday Times


‘A great weekend away in Suffolk – The Great House Hotel in Lavenham’

Evening Standard


‘Britain and Ireland 2009 Best Restaurant with Rooms of the Year’

The Good Hotel Guide


‘East of England Restaurant of the year 2009’

Which? Good Food Guide


‘A gem of a small country hotel restaurant with authentic taste of France’

The Mail on Sunday


Welcome to The Great House in Lavenham! Housed in a simply stunning 14th century building, The Great House in Lavenham is the jewel in the crown of Lavenham’s beautiful medieval village. It has a fascinating history and a long line of illustrious owners. Since 1985 it has become a renowned French restaurant with five luxurious bedrooms.