Thorpeness Hotel

“Simple but sound cookery next to golf course” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

THORPENESS, SUFFOLK

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Our Inspector's View

The heathland golf course adjacent to the sea was opened in 1922 and there are views over the third tee from the traditional and roomy restaurant (there's also a wood-panelled bar and a terrace with a watery vista). The daily-changing menu keeps things relatively simple.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Thorpeness Hotel
Lakeside Avenue, THORPENESS, IP16 4NH
Phone : 01728 452176

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 80
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12.30
  • Lunch served until: 3
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About The area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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