The Great House is in the Top 50 UK Restaurants outside London according to Square Meal Magazine

Top 50 UK Restaurants outside London

Top 50 UK Restaurants outside London


The Great House is the second attraction to second homers in Lavenham according to the Sunday Times

Sunday Times April 14 - Best places to invest - Lavenham


Best French Apprentice returns to The Great House Restaurant in Lavenham

Best in France returns to work in Lavenham Suffolk Free Press May 14


‘The Great House offers an experience that is as French as this village is English
Olive Magazine Feb 2014

‘Britain’s top 100 Restaurants’ 
Sunday Times & Harden’s Guide 2013

‘One of the best restaurants in England, still relatively affordable’
The Sunday Times Nov 2013

The only restaurant in Suffolk listed in the prestigious Sunday Times Food List
‘The Sunday Times Food List Britain’s top 100 restaurants’ Nov 2013

One the 3 best restaurants in East of England – The Food List Nov 2013

Listed in the ‘Longest-serving restaurants’ 24 years in The Guide
The Good Food Guide 2014

‘500 Best Restaurants in Great Britain & Ireland’
‘Concise menus offer ambitious dishes with worldwide influences and a French heart’
The Telegraph, October 2013

‘One of the 10 Best Romantic British Hotels’
The Sunday Times Ultimate 100 British Hotels Sept 2013

TripAdvisor  2013 Certificate of Excellence with 94%

‘The Telegraph 500 Best Restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland’
The Telegraph & Michelin Guide October 2013

‘My Favorite Dish’ by Regis Crepy – Sea bass with ‘Coco de Paimpol’ beans
The Sunday Telegraph Sept 2013

‘One of the 10 best Romantic British Hotels’
The Sunday Times Ultimate 100 British Hotels  Sept 2013

‘Top Scorers £50+ UK Best Restaurants’
2013 Hardens Guide

‘The best food in town, indeed for miles, is at The Great House’
Fiona Duncan – Sunday Telegraph March 2013

‘My favourite restaurant’
Tom Martin – Olive Magazine Feb 2013

‘One of the 150 of the Best Restaurants in the UK 2012’
The Good Food Guide

‘Bon Appétit!’ Book of the Year 2012
Ben Keenan Waterstones

‘One of the best Affordable UK Hotels’
Telegraph Travel Sept 2012

‘Fabulous Food at The Great House, Suffolk’
Easy Living Magazine June 2012

‘Britain’s top 100 Restaurants’
Sunday Times & Harden’s Guide 2011

‘One of Britain’s best stopovers’
Hotel Inspector Alex Polizzi’ little Black Book 2010

‘Romantic break and lovers of French cuisine’
Good Homes April 2010

‘A real gastronomic treat!’
House & Garden March 2010

‘One of Suffolk’s best breaks’
Suffolk Magazine Jan 2010

‘Escape from the city life at The Great House in Lavenham’
Harpers Bazaar Dec 2009

‘Grand Gourmand’
Condé Nast Traveller December 2009

‘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

‘One of 30 reasons to move to Suffolk’
Country and June 09

One of ten best of ‘Cream of the Crop’
Country and Town House April 09

‘One of the 10 top French Restaurants in South East


‘It is like waking up in another world’
Country home and Interiors May 09

‘Runner-up Best value rural UK hotels’
Times Online Feb 09

‘Perfectly executed French cuisine using local produce’
BBC Olive Magazine Jan 09

‘One of Britain’s top 10 hotels for 2009’
Times online Oct 08

‘A truly Great House’
Ealife magazine June 08

‘One of the best British escapes’
Tatler Magazine Feb. 08

‘The Great House is a real treat’
Country living Jan 08

‘A romantic French hideaway is just a drive away’
Woman & Home Jan 08

Finalist ‘2008 Best Small Hotel Awards in Suffolk’

‘A slice of France in Suffolk’
Times online Dec 07

‘One of 7 Britain’s best restaurants with rooms’
The Sunday Times September 2007

‘Entente Gastronomic at The Great house in Lavenham’
In Britain Magazine July 2007

‘One of the best romantic venues in the South East’
The Times February 07

‘I loved it from the moment I walked in’
Mark Thomas in The Sunday Times Feb 07

‘A great weekend away in Suffolk – The Great House’
Evening Standard Jan 07

‘One of the seven of Britain’s best restaurants with rooms’
Olive magazine May 2006

‘One of the 10 best Romantic Restaurants’
The Times Magazine February 2006

‘No 1 out of 40 great places to share a romantic meal in East Anglia’
East Magazine Feb 2006

‘Acclaimed French restaurant at the Great House Hotel, Lavenham’
OK Magazine 09/05

‘One of the best 40 places to stay’
Country Homes and Interiors July 2005

‘The Great House is a cracking restaurant’
Sunday Telegraph Magazine June 2005

‘One of the best Gastro Inns in Britain’
Red Magazine May 2005

‘A Gem of a small country hotel-restaurant with an authentic taste of France’
The Mail on Sunday April 2005

‘A genuinely cosy atmosphere’
The Guardian December 2004

‘One of Britain’s finest cheeseboards’
Waitrose Magazine September 2004

“London Escape! The Great House: the place you need to know”
Evening Standard August 04

‘A unique eating experience’
Suffolk Magazine June 2004

‘Dining in style! French cuisine in the heart of Suffolk”
Hello! Magazine May 2003

“One of the six best family-friendly hotels in the UK”
The Times March 2003

“It is possible to eat well in the Country”
The Sunday Telegraph June 2002

“One of the 6 best Restaurant with Rooms in UK”
Women & Home Magazine April 2002

“One of the 6 best British Country House hotels”
Good Housekeeping October 2001

“Restaurant with Rooms of the Year”
Which? Hotel Guide 1999

“Best Family Restaurant of the Year”
Egon Ronay Guide 1997