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Main's Restaurant

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26 High Street | Yoxford, Saxmundham IP17 3EU, England
+44 1728 668882
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have tried to get into this restaurant 4 times now, our last attempt was to ring leave an answerphone message 2 weeks before we planned to visit - booking is a joke no call back , nobody answers and no one returns your call - even after we left a voicemail nobody hard the courtesy to advise if we had... More 

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Thank trickysue
South West England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A warm welcome awaited us as we arrived here at this unique restaurant. The food was superb, pigeon starter calves liver main course and tarte tatin for pudding among our choices. The service was very good as was the wine selected from an encouraging list. The atmosphere was good giving us a most pleasant evening. Well worth a visit.

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Thank travel2151
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I think this is a fine restaurant. We were there on a Saturday evening and it was doing good business. We all reported that the food was very good. Interesting combinations without being too “adventurous”. I went for the veggie options for starters and main. It was good, but have to report that three slices of aubergine with a lining... More 

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Thank Marc C
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a table (good job we did as was full) after reading about this place in the good food guide. Everything was done with precision, attention and served effortlessly. Delicious well balanced dishes all home cooked (by 1 chef we found out!) Small, discreet, in the middle of nowhere and the perfect find having never visited the area before.... More 

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Thank GrandmaSims
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Lovely relaxing atmosphere, very friendly service. Superb food, locally sourced & beautifully cooked. Every mouthful was to savour. Imaginative menu dreamed up by a chef who knows his stuff. Would highly recommend & book to avoid disappointment.

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Thank Liz A
Yoxford
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We managed to get a table on a Saturday night at the last minute - it's always busy! Fabulous food again, very unusual menu but all was delicious, especially the Porcini icecream with espesso - just gorgeous!. A small but interesting wine list and we enjoyed an Aussie Reisling from the Clare Valley. A lovely evening and with Nancy's warm... More 

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Thank MarionYoxford
Rendham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a family run restaurant on the French Style.Jason cooks...and exceptionally well too..and Nancy runs front of house.Most restaurants in the area are pubs..with the inevitable steak and chips, Fish and chips or fish pie..You won't find that food in Mains,but you will find interesting innovative dishes..all cooked with ingredients found locally and in season...If you have fish it... More 

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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

we come here a few times a year and it is always great. the menu is always changing and my wild mallard last night was gorgeous. Nancy's bread is amazing and available on Saturday mornings and Jason's cooking is outstanding . How does he get the pork cracking so crispy????

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Thank simonjt
Reading
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We phoned to book but had to wait until 8:30 for a table otgerwise they were fully booked. Seems people eat early hereabouts. We had a little difficulty finding the place as it was dark but managed in the end. It is not big but that adds to the atmosphere. A good choice of interesting starters and mains. Not a... More 

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Thank GeoffGreycells
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is simply a paradise for the pallet. Mains has a gentle atmosphere and serves wonderful food at a sensible price. The owners carefully choose dishes and wines for the enjoyment of diners without being constrained by being part of a chain or pandering to the fads of a celebrity chef. Classic dishes like pork belly or steak bearnaise... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 High Street | Yoxford, Saxmundham IP17 3EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Saxmundham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 668882

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