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The County Ipswich Suffolk

$$ - $$$, British,
29 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 1HH, England
+44 1473 225642
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“scampi” (3 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 1HH, England
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here tonight with friends, would highly recommend, I had stilton sausages and a bloody mary on a bed off mash with red wine jus, well worth a visit if you are in the area. Great service. 5* from the four of us....More

Thank buddy3003
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Have been using this pub the last few weeks after new management take over. Took the family in today for a roast. Topside beef and garlic lemon chicken were the 2 meats... both were delicious. All 8 of us really enjoyed the food and clean...More

Thank SDH1981
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Good beer served by friendly staff at good prices. The only downside was that a couple of the beers on the taps weren't available.

Thank StuckInIpswich
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been meaning to come here before but until it reopened, it was rarely available. Looks good from the outside and pleasant inside. Only dropped in for a quick pint but apparently the food is good. Advertises karaoke so imagine its lively on those nights. Has...More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the County for a family meal using a Groupon voucher, 2 courses +drinks for four on Saturday night. Food good we had fish and chips, scampi, and a idian dish which although was described as being medium was on the hot side. Desert...More

Thank jas13d
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This review only concerns the way our problem was dealt with efficiently and professionally by Matt Martin the premises manager. Mr Martin explained that a booking mishap was Groupons sole responsibility albeit the day previous to our booking we were led to believe by a...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Excellent service, hot food, pleasant staff and good value. A place we have not been before, but will certainly return.

Thank 1971Adrian
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Good Sunday lunch. Enjoyable afternoon with friends. Staff were warm, friendly and attentive. I will certainly be back!!

Thank Grace W
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Have Sunday Lunch here. Nice food and good Service. I have the roast Pork which was very well cooked. I would certainly return.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The County Ipswich Suffolk I had a most fortunate experience dining in their restaurant section - brilliant food and great service. Richard and Matt made us very welcome - had a drink in the bar after in a great atmosphere premises - would totally recommend.

Thank Tom K
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2017|
Response from Amanda H |
Hello, thinking of coming before theatre on Wednesday . Do you offer gluten free options and understand the need for care to avoid cross contamination
13 November 2016|
Response from EdwardAbbott123 | Reviewed this property |
It is very much open and alive! Parking; no parking per se but lots of roads and side streets to park on; it's never difficult to park somewhere near by. 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 St. Helens Street, Ipswich IP4 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 225642
  • E-mail
Following a superb, major refurbishment, The County of Suffolk is now proud to be offering an extensive sandwich, baguette, and hot food menu. Anything from a simple jacket potato with melted butter and a topping of your choice, through to Retro Prawn Cocktails, Speciality Local Sausages with buttered mash and seasonal fruit Eton Mess.Always a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere - perfect for a pre-theatre drink or meal. teas and a selection of coffees always available.Weekly Cask ale and a new wine selection also available.
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