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The Froize Freehouse Restaurant

Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
+44 1394 450282
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At a first visit, I was a bit wary beforehand, being not usually a fan of pubs that are no longer strictly pubs, and even less of a fan of places that serve mediocre food in a novelty way - e.g. on a roof tile...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had our first meal here on Saturday 3rd February and it was very tasty with a good choice in a buffet style but very much better. I had Mackeral Pate followed by baked cod and all the lovely vegetables I could want. I also...More

2  Thank 96cornish1
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Very well arranged and attentive staff made it all a real pleasure and the host serving you with witty and informed comments was most engaging. The food itself was really top notch and we could not fault it

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Froize is a family favourite to visit on special occasions, and have been there quite a few times over the years. This time as ever the food was great, though as ever the problem was choosing what to have from the selection of main...More

1  Thank Andy and Hannah R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What terrific value. 2 class folk acts - The Shackleton Trio and Steve Tilsdon and fantastic food. Billed as tapas but so much more. Our only regret was that we had eaten before coming out. Can't imagine how it is achieved for a £15 ticket...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Excellent service and delicious food. David Grimwood proved to be a perfect host, knowledgeable and very entertaining. His passion for Suffolk certainly was infectious & his commitment to local sourced and seasonal ingredients was very clear. We were impressed with the wide-ranging menu & the...More

Thank SPLSuffolk
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was the last meal out on our pre Christmas build up and a return to our favorite Suffolk pub and we had the Christmas set lunch. My wife chose Prawn Cocktail, Turkey followed by Christmas pudding, While I chose the wonderful parsnip soup, and...More

4  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is obviously a fine dining restaurant. I only wanted a drink, but the choice of beers was limited.More

Thank Alan M
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your comment..... We don't think of ourselves as a fine dining restaurant - but that's in the individual perception... We do however, pride ourselves in the provenance of the ingredients we use in our cooking. Cut me in half, and like a...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

Over two years since my last review (5 Star) of this wonderful restaurant, that doesn't mean that we haven't been back here, we have & it is our favourite place to eat.The Chef/Owner combination works brilliantly here, always a lovely warm welcome, caring staff giving...More

Thank Barrie J
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Fantastic lunch friendly staff who made as welcome. Relaxed atmosphere good selection of food nice presentation good quality meat & veg. 3 course Christmas menu excellent value at £25. Look forward to introducing our family & friends to Froize.

Thank Alethea H
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2 June 2015|
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Response from Froizeland | Property representative |
Good evening...The simple answer to your question is this...The Froize is a small, country restaurant...my country restaurant...and as I get older I don't go as fast as I did...so to keep my enthusiasm for what we do, I open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450282
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David Grimwood's delightful Free-house Restaurant, serving delicious rustic food in a rather charming, slightly old fashioned way!
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