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The Gardener's Arms

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75 Fore Hamlet | 75 Fore Hamlet, Ipswich IP3 8AB, England
+44 1473 284000
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Melbourn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every Friday and Saturday they have a live band and they are always brilliant. But it seems to be the best kept secret in town.

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Thank 68ACH68
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arriving there were several blatantly underage girls (roughly between 11-14) at the bar which was innapropriate. There was also a middle aged strange customer shouting at the end of the bar to the apparent amusement of the barstaff.

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1 Thank A M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I came here on a Saturday lunchtime. The place is a cross between a pub and a trendy bar. The bar it self is modern with plenty of bar stools, but there are also benches inside the pub. Not really comfortable. Outside there is a covered area with benches and an outside TV. Inside there are several screens showing various... More 

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Thank daveinkent44
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not our usual haunt but wanted to see a the band performing that evening. A clean, basic Sports Bar Pub with friendly locals adn fair pricing for drinks.

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Thank Ruth L
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Went to see a band and someone knocked one of our drinks over. One of the staff came and mopped the floor then used the same cloth to wipe our table after it had been on the floor. When I pulled him up on what he was doing his answer was ' I've used the other side'. Sorry but that's... More 

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Thank Alexie639
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Four of us for dinner. All happy with the range of our chosen main courses, beautifully cooked and served with care and attention to detail. Lovely chips too.....and salad!

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1 Thank Maggie M
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

After a disappointing let down by the Butt and Oyster, did our group for friends decide to change venue did we move to the Gardener's arms, and establishment we frequented before. Again were we welcomed and the friendly atmosphere of the pub was a welcome refreshment from the rudeness of the Butt. We were served a table quickly and ordered... More 

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Thank Fanus W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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341 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

This is a nice, spacious pub in Ipswich, not far from the waterfront. Probably not the best in town, but it is reasonably priced and definitely worth a visit!

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Thank Carlos_Gonzalez2013
ipswich
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Loved the atmosphere the music night the staff. Nothing to dislike here. Good pub with a great food Menu

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Thank David L
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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546 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

compared to some of the horrible pub food you get nowadays the food being kicked out by the gardeners is really decent. its mainly homemade although im sure some things are bought straight in. the staff are friendly and its a nice clean place. with a car park and footy on the tv its perfect for the lads when super... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Fore Hamlet | 75 Fore Hamlet, Ipswich IP3 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 284000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?