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The Froize Freehouse Restaurant

Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
+44 1394 450282
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison pie” (10 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Orford Road | Chillesford, Woodbridge IP12 3PU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A recent return visit to The Froize was as supremely enjoyable as ever before. To say that I couldn’t fault anything is less than true – everything is superb. I don’t think I’ve had a meal of which every part was as good as I’ve...More

Thank SussexBloke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good to be back at the Froize for a meal. This time we visited mid-week however the restaurant was still very busy. I find it hard, as always to make up my mind what to have. The roast pork looks delicious and so does...More

Thank Glyn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family have been coming to the Froize for years, enjoying excellent food with fantastic service. I have never left a review before but felt compelled to after our recent visit. We had just enjoyed another lovely lunch and were just about to...More

Thank Jammydoughnut1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family often come here for special occasions and we are never disappointed. The owner and staff are lovely and always go out of their way to look after their guests. The food is always fresh and very tasty. My dad loves the deviled kidneys...More

Thank lucys812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Froize was recommended to me by a friend and I was not disappointed! Although at first I was a little sceptical of the term 'buffet' however I was most pleasantly suprised with one of the most delicious meals I've ever had! There was a...More

1  Thank abi_richardson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived 1300 on Sat expecting some thing good,what a disappointment,second rate school dinners ,we went into servery with a boy serving,very little left,he found it funny most of the mains now finished I had what was described kidney with small sausages littlr kidney,when my partner...More

6  Thank mike d
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am not even going to bother to go into details about the pair of you... You shocked my staff with your rudeness, I have never known them be so upset. Your vile attitude towards them was totally unacceptable.... Never, ever darken my door again!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Having heard a lot of good about this restaurant I suggested to my wife for her Birthday we would give it a try for a lunch time meal. The surroundings and garden are a delight. The restaurant is fairly small catering for perhaps 40 to...More

Thank Brian9962
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Froize Inn for an evening meal is an excellent experience. We were greeted by cheery staff, not rushed to our table and enjoyed a drink in comfortable surroundings while viewing the menu. The starter range is great as is the mains and puddings, all...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Coach party of 46 people-yet catered for beautifully. Such amazing choices-guinea fowl with cranberries, lambs kidneys with tiny sausages, chicken mozzarella, and many many more. Melt in the mouth wonderful food, and help yourself to a lovely range of great vegetables. Stunning desserts too. Lovely...More

Thank sue289
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in the area and happened upon this gem while searching for a place to stop for lunch. The pub itself is really nice and well cared for. There is a good range of beers for the non-driver to enjoy. As...More

Thank Kevin T
Froizeland, Owner at The Froize Freehouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review.... You were a treat to look after!

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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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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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