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Crooked Barn Restaurant

Ivy House Farm Ivy Lane, Lowestoft NR33 8HY, England
+44 1502 501353
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good18%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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Ivy House Farm Ivy Lane, Lowestoft NR33 8HY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The review of Ivy House had already been submitted. This is for the wedding breakfast which was OK except it was swimming in grease but the eggs and bacon were fine. Despite it not being too busy it took patience to be served and the...More

Thank kemlo r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Son and daughter in law organised a surprise 40th wedding anniversary lunch. I am told the staff were aware this was a surprise and had been asked to get everyone seated. Unfortunately on arrival we were happily told by a waitress that "they are all...More

Thank helenrossallie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food has always been very good and price is just about okay, some may say a little over priced. We prefer to eat in the bar and if sunny in the garden. Not used the new function hall yet but have heard it is nice...More

Thank Artemisseeker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Ivy House on a B and B basis so only ate breakfast in the Crooked Barn. Fabulous freshly cooked local fare. Would recommend. We did have a meal in the bar though. FISH and CHIPS they were delicious,again cooked to order and...More

Thank 265suec2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for Sunday lunch at weekend, realized it was a bank holiday weekend, but such a disappointment, roast potatoes white and waxy, Yorkshire pud like leather, veg so under cooked almost raw, swede mash tasteless, have been many times before and excellent, such a shame...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is pleasing and the ambiance in the converted barn is convivial with crisp table linen. Attended as part of a largish, but prebooked and preordered group. Service nonetheless was rather slow with food cooling off before whole group served and vegetables brought to...More

Thank Leeds73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly & welcoming. We had a bottle of Rioja which was great & good value. We shared two starters. The crab salad & the soup. Both were very good. Both mains were delicious & we were too full for pudding!

Thank mccarthy_lisa36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Afternoon tea is £15 pp at ivy house and one of my friends had been before so suggested going. Friend booked and we were not disappointed as on the mezzanine. Problems started when food arrived, there were four of us paying (£60 in total) and...More

Thank Angi B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We booked a TravelZoo offer of three course meal with petits fours & coffees to enjoy the Crooked Barn Restaurant, and were delighted. The food looks and tastes beautiful. There were plenty of enticing options on the menu and service was very friendly. We had...More

Thank HablaClaire
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was fine dining, I really can't understand it's position of 62. There were 4 people in our party for lunch and we all had different food over 3 courses. However nothing was left on any of the plates and we were all in agreement...More

Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$116 - US$116
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ivy House Farm Ivy Lane, Lowestoft NR33 8HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 501353
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