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Pea Porridge

28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
+44 1284 700200
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (43 reviews)
“bone marrow” (24 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (23 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for a saturday lunch in January. First thing was the outside - love how it looks like a lovely cosy house from the outside. We were greeted by a lovely waitress who made us feel welcome and showed us to our table. We...More

Thank michelle260377
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for the first time last night and we will definitely be coming back. Great food, great wine and great service. For me this surpasses Maison Bleue as the best restaurant in Bury.

Thank jum_suffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love coming to Suffolk and always make a point of eating at Pea Porridge if we can. The menu is always seasonal, interesting and packed full of dishes you don't see everywhere. Having said that, one of my favourite starters is the bone marrow,...More

2  Thank kennedyrog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had lunch at the Pea Porridge. The menu was very interesting, original and creative. The staff were very friendly. We will return

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that has received rave reviews. On the night we went I would not be inclined to join in the praise although the menu is imaginative. The service was excellent.

3  Thank MPA24
justinsharp, Owner at Pea Porridge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a well constructed and informed review of our restaurant. Thank you so much. Kind regards....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Managed to get a fairly short notice cancellation (It's Xmas so better planning should have been made) for a second visit to Peas Porridge. Early start was perfect for us and we were warmly welcomed at 7pm. Service was bright and efficient, food was top...More

1  Thank andy b
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Pea Porridge did not disappoint. The menu is creative - so good it was difficult to choose - we went for a shared specials. The wine list was interesting & the Tempranillo was a good choice with our main meal of...More

1  Thank hcam08
Reviewed 6 December 2017

After many visits to Pea Porridge, I finally got to meet the chef/owner and he kindly invited me to see his kitchen and having been a restaurateur before retirement beckoned, I take my hat off to him, because it's quite a feet to get so...More

2  Thank ianh379
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We live in Bury St Edmunds and have never been to Pea Porridge. How stupid have we been. It was outstanding. The staff are so knowledgable about the food they serve, they are so friendly and welcoming and never rush you. It has a lovely...More

1  Thank Julianna1963
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We booked in for a Saturday lunch for a birthday treat for my wife We've always enjoyed coming here but Bury has choices these days so I procrastinated over whether to come back. Coming back was the right choice! I had the bone marrow and...More

3  Thank Matt C
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3 January 2018|
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Response from justinsharp | Property representative |
hi , the first reply is accurate.. thank you.
Helen L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on how well behaved the dog is ? Personally restaurants and dogs don't mix but give them a call is my suggestion they will be helpful if they can - but the micro brewery pub may be another choice just... More
Marilyn E
22 January 2017|
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Response from oschnapp |
Good afternoon Marilyn, Pea Porridge displays a pig's head on their website because they are a highly regarded restaurant specialising in meat, game and offal. (If they were purporting to be a vegetarian/vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Cannon Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700200
  • E-mail
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