The Great House Lavenham Restaurant


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Experience award-winning French cuisine in an English country house at The Great House Restaurant. One of the best restaurants in the East of England, The Great House offers an exquisite dining experience, deep in the atmospheric Suffolk countryside. Our Chef Patron Guillaume Dericq will ensure that all guests fully enjoy their experience.

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Situated in the heart of historic village of Lavenham, is one of Britain’s finest boutique hotel with a 3 AA rosettes deep in the atmospheric Suffolk countryside. The contemporary chic whilst retaining the warmth and spirit of the house befits the beautiful medieval building. All beds are dressed in fine Egyptian linen, a luxurious eiderdown and plump comfy continental pillows.

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The Great House Lavenham Restaurant

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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 offering them the chance to stay and dine in this unique boutique hotel whilst enjoying a stay in the English countryside.

In early 2018 the The Great House ownership changed hands with the new owners looking forward to carrying on the illustrious history of The Great House alongside Chef Patron Guillaume and his team, continuing to offer french cuisine in an award winning restaurant and hotel.

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2019 at The Great House

With the New Year just around the corner Chef Patron Guillaume has been busy preparing for our 2019 calendar of events. Keep an eye...


St. Valentine’s at The Great House

Enjoy our special St Valentine’s Menu! Whether you are looking to enjoy a romantic evening during your stay at The Great House or stay...


The Great House Black Friday Winter Retreat

The Great House is offering a fantastic Black Friday Deal! Treat yourself to a winter getaway at The Great House and relax before the...