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Mariners Restaurant of Ipswich

Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AX, England
+44 1473 289748
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese board” (20 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (8 reviews)
“monkfish” (11 reviews)
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12:00 - 14:00All hours
French, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 70th Birthday here but the twist is I had 3 vegetarians and one vegan with me . After ringing the restaurant they emailed with a fantastic 4 course menu, the food was amazing! I’ve dined in many Michelin * restaurants and the...More

Thank cheryl G
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE ate at this restaurant on Wednesday night 5 of us,i had the special starter pate it was £6.50,now i always thought pate was cold with toast and a chutney,well mine was hot with gizzards and odd bits of meat,the plate was hot and they...More

Thank marzysworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on a Thursday evening for my wife’s birthday. This was our 3rd visit here. The food was delicious and of a very high quality. We had salmon gravadlax for starter, sea bass for main. My wife’s pear dessert was one of the nicest...More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go to - really impressed with the whole experience and staff were great. Look forward to visiting again

Thank Wojaszekm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really attractive, well established restaurant on a boat on the Quay in Ipswich. The French staff are very attentive, the food, especially the fish, is gorgeous and very well presented. The ambience is busy, but cosy. Perfect in the evenings for a romantic meal for...More

Thank loopy101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant . The food is well cooked and very tasty The staff are very helpful and chatty.However, Doubling the size of the potato portions etc would cost almost nothing but would much appreciated. Obviously I am much poorer than the...More

Thank oldboyIpswich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Early evening meal to celebrate my birthday with partner and seven year old daughter. The service and food were fantastic and we had the boat all to ourselves, so somehow it seemed even more special. Thanks to the staff for being so lovely with our...More

Thank gilliansmith80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mid week, wet and windy lunchtime treat. I would happily recommend The Mariners. The venue (a boat) is beautiful with lots of polished brass, the staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was amazing. We chose from the seasonal menu which is incredibly...More

Thank Samsummers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food choice and standard of cooking is excellent Great choice of wines The location is also most attractive

Thank jbryce2016
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Cannot overemphasise how wonderful this restaurant is and Christmas Day lunch here was superb. The quality of food and wine plus the excellent service and welcoming atmosphere was everything anyone could want for such as special day and not overly pricey either. Will be dining...More

Thank David S
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Clive U | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge
24 February 2016|
Response from Derek S | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be very acceptable. Certainly no tie or jacket needed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 289748
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Within easy walking distance of the town centre, Ipswich's most original restaurant, Mariners, is an antique Dutch customs gunboat, moored along Neptune Quay. You can relax in its wonderful atmosphere and its polished brass ambience. From a quick snack for lunch on the upper deck to a romantic dinner on the lower deck, it is the perfect place for an evening on the sea front.
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