Whether you have something to celebrate, or just feel in the mood for an extra-special meal out - we are so lucky here in Suffolk to have a wide array of fine dining restaurants for you to choose from during your stay. Be advised - booking ahead is advised for all of these locations. The Turks Head Low Road, Hasketon, Suffolk, IP13 6JG A wonderful Gastropub & Restaurant for when in the mood for a selection of varied, high-quality dishes, made with the finest local ingredients. The … Continue reading Fine Dining in Suffolk
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Here's our top picks for some of the best drinking spots that Suffolk has to offer - all are within a reasonable taxi drive back to Damerons Farm - perfect! Aurora The Tented Building, Helena Road, Ipswich, IP3 0BT One of the most popular spots for a drink; Aurora is a based in a lovely location - Ipswich Marina. Enjoy drinks outside whilst watching the sunset over the water, or get comfortable in the contemporary, stylish cocktail lounge - whichever setting you choose, Aurora has an … Continue reading Cheers to that!
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 3PU Milsoms at Kesgrave Hall has the perfect ethos, which works especially well for families: ‘join us whenever you like - wear whatever you feel comfortable in’ all the while remaining one of the most stylish places to eat in Suffolk. The menu is divine and kids have a great selection to choose from too. There’s a beautiful, open lawn outside the restaurant for the children to enjoy and run off some steam. They don’t take bookings, … Continue reading Dining with Children in Suffolk
The perfect go-to locations whether you're looking for a quick stop, light-bite or full 3 course affair - here's our picks for lunch spots around Suffolk. The Grazing Sheep 15A Regatta Quay, Ipswich, IP4 1FH Ipswich Marina is an idyllic location in Ipswich - amble along the river and watch the boats sail by, then stop at The Grazing Sheep for a spot of lunch. They say “we don’t do fast food, but we do good food, fast” - the cafe has been voted Best Waterfront Cafe in Ipswich in the … Continue reading A Spot of Lunch
Mothering Sunday is just around the corner, and we thought it just the right time to put together a list of some super Afternoon Tea spots around Suffolk. Salthouse Harbour Hotel You’re spoilt for choice at the Salthouse Harbour Hotel with their 4 afternoon tea packages to suit every need; Cream Tea (£8.50pp), Afternoon Tea (£19.50pp), Luxury Afternoon Tea – includes a glass of champagne.. hic! (£28.50) and Kids Afternoon Tea – great if your little ones are coming along too (£10 per … Continue reading Afternoon Tea? Yes Please!
Ah the British Summer! It's a fact that as soon as there is the slightest hint of sunshine, us Brits will immediately fire up our barbecues. Whether you have a traditional coal barbie or a gas-powered variation, there is something undeniably British about the smell of burgers, the sizzle of the sausages and the sound of drinks being poured as family and friends gather round for a relaxing afternoon of good food and great company. At Damerons Farm Cottages, we know the humble barbecue can be … Continue reading It’s BBQ season at Damerons Farm!
Leave your pre-wedding jitters behind... It’s a known fact that wedding planning can turn even the most relaxed of brides into a nervous wreck! That’s why Damerons Farm is the perfect location for a relaxing Suffolk farm break in the lead up to your nuptials. Whether you are getting married in the centre of Ipswich or hosting your wedding reception locally (perhaps you’ve chosen our neighbours at Manor Farm?), our easily accessible and relaxing surroundings make us the perfect base for … Continue reading Wedding Breaks at our Suffolk Farm
If you’ve read our blogs, you’ll know how much we love our local food and drinks. From stunning Suffolk pork through to delicious farmhouse cheeses (not to mention our world-renowned beers, ciders and fruit juices), our county really does have something for every taste bud. Over the next few months Suffolk is showcasing some of its best local produce, so if you’re looking for something to do on your next farm holiday, why not visit some of the upcoming food fairs? We’re sure you’ll come … Continue reading Local Suffolk Food and Drink festivals
A trip to Suffolk isn’t complete without tasting some of the amazing local produce that our county has to offer. Whether you are looking for some delicious Suffolk Pork sausages (and we would definitely recommend a trip to the Swiss Farm Butchery in nearby Ashbocking), or you want to sample some of our finest farmhouse cheeses, there is definitely something for everyone here! To browse the best of the county’s local produce, it’s definitely worth visiting the Suffolk Food Hall in … Continue reading Feeling hungry? Sample Suffolk’s best local produce!
You can’t beat a traditional Suffolk village pub! Pub food is a big deal in Suffolk. Many pubs take the 'green mile' seriously and will only use local meat, fish and vegetables to provide seasonal menus, which is great if you love your food fresh and flavoursome! Watch out for opening times – most village pubs will close after lunch time service and reopen between 5 pm and 6 pm. Kitchens tend to stop serving by 9 pm at the latest so it's always best to ring ahead and check. A rural pub, … Continue reading Our Guide to Rural Village Pubs in Suffolk