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The Lemontree Bistro

3 Church Street, Framlingham IP13 9BQ, England
+44 1728 621232
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
08:30 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Church Street, Framlingham IP13 9BQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch here. The service was quick and friendly and the atmosphere very pleasant. Food was piping hot and freshly prepared. I had a huge bowl of spag bol but my husband found the cheese burger on the small side.

Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have eaten here many times before. The menu has shrunk, there is a poor selection of food. The more interesting sandwich fillings have been replaced with boring tuna, cheese, sausages etc The Main meal selection was also not as good as it was. Our...More

Thank gasson60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having been here many times previously it's safe to say it is upsetting to see how this place has gone downhill. As soon as you walk in there is an atmosphere, there are no lights on and the place is so dark and quiet....More

6  Thank Brit A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...Such a shame... as a resident of Fram I would often visit The Lemontree for lunch but, sadly never again... it has been taken over and the prices they charge for the most pathetic display of food... £7 for a sandwich that looked like a...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We should have walked out at the beginning when the owner/manager was staring rudely at us but we were tired and hungry. I ordered a sandwich and chips. The chips were soggy and greasy. My friend ordered quiche which was rock hard. When he complained...More

1  Thank Bucksliz1967
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had just arrived on the bus from Ipswich and needed a reviving cup of tea and snack. We came across The Lemontree and settled in the window table, which gave us a lovely view of the church. We were served quickly by a very...More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and mother called in for a coffee and sandwich, one cheese and tomato and one cheese and pickle each accompanied by a coffee and lemon drizzle slice. As tasty as the sandwiches were, they were hardly filling nor large enough to share and...More

1  Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We went to framlingham castle 31st July for jousting we had a great time there .what spoiled our day my husband and I went to lemon tree for a snack.we ordered a sandwich and a sausage roll we waited 25minutes in the end we left...More

1  Thank Knitting17
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Decided to have afternoon tea and cake at the Lemon Tree as new owners have recently taken over this established Framlingham bistro. Service was so slow, although not over busy. Our companions were on the point of giving up when a waitress appeared. Pot of...More

Thank Mawther
lemontreefram, Gérant at The Lemontree Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Good mornig sorry about your visits at lemon tree .we do make some home made tarte and cake .so please come again .tks for your feedback

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Framlingham for a bite to eat. Found this lovely little cafe/bistro. Staff were very polite, especially the French chap. Sat outside. Sausage and onion sandwich was delicious and my partner had the bacon and cheese sandwich which was also nice. Reasonably priced too...More

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Angela W
18 January 2016|
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Response from Rod H | Reviewed this property |
We had a very nice one course lunch for around £24 including drinks. We've not had dinner there yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church Street, Framlingham IP13 9BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Framlingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 621232
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Loving local food, loving social food and loving . We bring you the finest Suffolk food and drink to share,
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