Suffolk has strong agricultural roots, so it is perhaps unsurprising that many of the pubs, cafes and restaurants across the county offer locally sourced food on their menus. With lots to see and do across our beautiful county, be sure to relax and enjoy a refreshing pint and good old fashioned pub grub to fuel your Suffolk explorations.
The Plough and Sail
Situated alongside the world famous Snape Maltings, The Plough and Sail is a delightful pub offering a spacious restaurant, snug and balcony area, as well as a courtyard area which provides the ideal space to enjoy a summer’s evening. Indulge yourself in the fantastic menu, featuring traditional pub favourites as well as dishes influenced from all around the world. Using seasonal food from local suppliers, every meal is made with passion and excellent flavours. Soak up the relaxed and warm atmosphere with some liquid refreshment - with a vast range of draught lager, ales, soft drink and wines to choose from. The perfect destination for lunch or dinner, as well as a special occasion, The Plough and Sail should definitely be at the top of your list for Suffolk pubs to visit.
The Crown Inn
Having started life in the fifteenth century as a smugglers inn, today The Crown Inn is an Adnams pub. Sitting beside the main road through the village, you are sure to have seen this charming pub on your travels, so why not make a point of stopping by for a meal? Inside you will be greeted with the sight of old beams and original brick floors which add to the old world atmosphere the pub has endeavoured to maintain. Settle in by the inglenook fireplace during colder times of the year, then sit outside in the garden for summer dining. The menu at The Crown Inn offers home reared meat and fish is sourced from Orford fishermen, ensuring you enjoy quality, local food. The pub’s wine list has over 30 different wines to choose from, and there is a selection of Adnams beers and ales to quench your thirst as well. A popular destination, be sure to book so that you don’t miss out.
The Golden Key
Having won the 2009 Good Pub Guide’s Suffolk Newcomer of the Year Award, The Golden Key in Snape has since gone from strength to strength. There is a spacious courtyard area for you to relax in and enjoy your meal or just a drink, as well as the comfortable low-beamed restaurant inside. There is a wonderful menu which incorporates local produce - great if you’re looking for the taste of Suffolk! As an Adnams pub, The Golden Key also has range of Adnams beers and ales, and an extraordinary wine list of over 40 wines. You might just have to make a couple of return trips to make sure you sample everything.