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Pea Porridge

28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (26 reviews)
“offal” (17 reviews)
“ham croquettes” (15 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a lunch time meal on our wedding anniversary having been bought a voucher for the restaurant. The lunch menu is virtually the same but a little cheaper than the evening. The food was really lovely, totally delicious. The waitress (Anna) was excellent...More

Thank hsji2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with my family. Was very nice atmosphere and decor. Staff were all very helpful assisting us with the menu. Very mature restaurant, wouldn’t recommended it for children. Only 2 or 3 vegetation options across all started and mains

Thank Corey F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with a work colleague based on her recommendation and was very surprised. I didn't really know what to expect but I loved the way the food was cooked and the flavour in the dishes; they were well thought out and everything came...More

1  Thank stutheobald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our second visit to this restaurant. Great atmosphere, super friendly staff and exquisite food. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and we felt very relaxed. Best restaurant that we have been to in the area.

Thank mas5902017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to Pea Porridge. On a dark January night we entered through the heavy curtains keeping out the cold into a friendly welcome and a gently lit, comfortable, just nicely cosy atmosphere. You could tell from the bread offered at the start that this...More

3  Thank ACinUK
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, just amazing. I’ve live in Bury for 3 years and never knew this amazing place existed. Went here for business and it was certainly the place to entertain. From the moment you walk through the door you know your are in for a treat....More

Thank Shell P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

No need for moody lighting, muzak or any other distractions, this restaurant has the confidence to put its food front and centre. Local produce features strongly in a menu that is innovative and superbly executed. It’s fairly meaty stuff...but the terrine, lamb, chicken and veal...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and service, a truly memorable experience, one of my favourite places to eat in BSE. I had rabbit ragu to start and ox tongue both lovely

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I heard wonderful things about this place for so many years and finally gave it try and wasn’t disappointed. It’s a truly lovely little place that was warm, friendly and served great food. A jewel of a restaurant in bury.

1  Thank Jolene N
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We went to the Pea Porridge for my birthday as we were staying on the Ickworth Estate in a holiday cottage. I had the set three course meal beetroot soup, mackerel on a bed of roasted peppers, and tarte for dessert. My husband had the...More

1  Thank jo4012
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2 January 2018|
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Response from justinsharp | Property representative |
hi , the first reply is accurate.. thank you.
Helen L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
Marilyn E
21 January 2017|
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Response from oschnapp |
Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700200
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