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The Bunbury Arms

Ixworth Road, Great Barton, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2NX, England
01359 231253
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (37 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
“sweet corn” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ixworth Road, Great Barton, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2NX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I and 3 friends met up for lunch at this large pub.Big car park and in a rural setting the Pub looks old on the outside but is very modern inside.After spotting the buffet on our way to the table we all went...More

Thank bluebeard9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited here many times now normally on a sat evening. Their carvery is superb, always 3/4 meat choice with loads of veg and different cooked potatoes. Still further menu choices if required. Various deals during the week which are worth looking at. We will...More

Thank btbl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 4 people for 2pm. We ordered drinks before we sat down - ordered a bottle of wine and the glass that came with it was tiny, needed bigger wine glasses. They run out of ice and the bar lady asked a...More

Thank s g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this pub as it was half way between our places of work and they served food early so we could meet straight after work. We ate outside as it was a sunny evening and they were fully booked inside (Make sure you reserve...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The carvery had a selection of three meats to choose from, and from what we chose, the beef and pork, they were cooked perfectly and being very tender. There was a wide variety of vegetables, from peas, green beans, carrots, swede and red cabbage. All...More

Thank GrumpyReviewsUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A party of us visited yesterday,great carvery selection, although a few of the vegetables did need a top-up at the time. The young staff were excellent despite the number of people needing serving with drinks and tables to be cleared. Highly recommended.

Thank challenger530
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for a carvery very nice and the food was very hot my husband enjoyed a pint of Amstel larger which was a first for him . The staff were very friendly and helpful . We will definitely be going back .

Thank clairehonestcustomer
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Have visited the Bunbury Arms before, and felt little had changed. The decor is functional, tidy and clean. Service for me has always been very good, but the menu lacks excitement. The Carvery is very good, with a choice of three meats - Pork, Beef...More

Thank Parp97
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Called in very much on spec', a previous visit had not been a success! Pleasantly surprised: good beef, excellent turkey and gammon, pork shoulder OK. Very large portions of meat, good homemade Yorkshires, excellent selection of veg' mostly well cooked. Not a lot of room...More

Thank Berdewelle
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with the family tonight, very nice! Staff were friendly and helpful! Also knowledgeable about the drinks and menu. The food was brilliant! My steak was cooked perfectly and the Diane sauce was just amazing! Such great value for money! I had the brownie...More

Thank Beth G
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Rob G
20 May 2016|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Depends what you want, I would go for the Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds. D
26 March 2016|
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Response from terryrothery | Reviewed this property |
Online, or, the old fashioned way, google them and call them!!!!!
Anne N
15 October 2015|
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Response from Burgers1234 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. We paid for our kidz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ixworth Road, Great Barton, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Great Barton
  • Phone Number: 01359 231253
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