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The Tollgate

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Bar, British, Pub
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142 Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6AX, England
+44 1284 755237
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good lunch visit and I have gone back for dinner which is a bit more expensive but still good. With a hip replacement the place is not as good as the greengage as there is no access toilet.

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Thank garax2017
Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub as a big group of us to have a catch up and a bite to eat. The food was very good couldn't fault any of it but the staff weren't very friendly at all. They didn't seem like they knew what they were doing, quiet rude and even though we gave them a list of what... More 

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Thank 195Caroline222
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A chance visit late on a Saturday afternoon revealed a nice comfortable pub with helpful staff, reasonable range of beers and hot tasty food with generous portions. Pub wasn't overly busy and we were warmly greeted as soon as we arrived. Our group had Steaks, Steak and Ale pie and Cod and Chips. Meal came within 20 mins, nice and... More 

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Thank simonb523
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice warm pub on a miserable night. We had gone for a cheap meal out and chose from 'Specials Menu'. Good food and good value. There appeared to be plenty of 'specials' available all day and also for senior citizens at lunchtime. Staff all very pleasant and helpful.

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Thank johnsmith766
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us popped in here on the off chance. We were warmly greeted and made welcome. We chose a nice table out of the way to sit and chat. We ordered from the varied menu. All our meals came quickly were hot and very enjoyable. Dessert was delicious too. Good value for money. Will definitely visit again

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Thank Twinsmum06
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food a bit hit and miss .salad sad looks old days old .small. size .pub a bit rough could do with a clean up staff ok

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Thank Jacqueline C
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The food is OK and good value. Typical pub grub, you get what you pay for. The Sunday roast is a fairly valued meal and better than some other local establishments. The table waiting staff are very helpful, composed when busy and very courteous but the bar maid I found very rude. She was rude to a member of staff... More 

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Thank Shootingstars12345
Dublin, Ireland
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner. Excellent value and the food was delicious. The staff were very friendly. My only complaint is that there is no service at your table. You have to go to the bar to place your food and drinks order.... really don't like this system. Think it would add a lot of value to the experience of... More 

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Thank Blesjka
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is our local and since we moved into the area about 18 months ago we have visited maybe 7 or 8 times. I have never posted a review before but following a particularly good experience on our last visit I thought I would give a little boost to their Tripadvisor rating. One of the questions Tripadvisor ask is, is... More 

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Thank Richard P
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

went in there late on new year's day, i understand we was a late customer our meals wasn't very impressive, my lasagne was nice but the chips i had on side weren't and seemed hardly cooked, along with garlic bread being very tough. My partners pie was delicious but was wasn't pleased with the vegetables he had all dry and... More 

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Thank Stacey B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 755237
Description
Traditional Freshly cooked food served with a rustic charm in a modern but relaxed atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?