The Great Barn at Retreat East

Brick Kiln Farm , Sandy Lane , Hemingstone, Suffolk, United Kingdom, IP6 9QE
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Opening Information

Breakfast 7 days a week 9:00am - 11:00am
Lunch Monday to Saturday 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm- 4:00pm
Dinner 7 days a week 5.30pm- 8.30pm

*Please note - we may require tables back within 1 hour 45 minutes for bookings 7pm and earlier.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Great Barn at Retreat East

The Great Barn is a spectacular venue to dine in the Suffolk countryside tranquillity of Retreat East.

With our seasonal menu created in our kitchen, our team would be delighted to host you a romantic meal for two, or a get-together between family and friends.

Cuisine: Bar, Bistro, British, Brunch, Cocktails, Locally Sourced, Romantic, Salads, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 15 May 2021

Stunning setting, staff are so friendly and helpful, very attentive to our need providing blankets for our legs as chilly outside! Only thing I think that anywhere else we have been is including tea/coffee in the price with breakfast , it is charge separately which makes it more expensive than some places.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Treated to a lovely lunch at Retreat East. Can’t wait to come back!

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

All staff were very welcoming, the outside seating was lovely and the heater was toasty. The food was very tasty and portions were a good size. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

Visited during restrictions so hard to get a full experience of the restaurant. Menu was quite small but again could be due to the situation at the moment. The food was some of the best I've tasted in a while. The mix of the different flavours worked really well without being too much. My one criticism was that it was slightly expensive for where it was and for the amount you got. A nice treat for us all the same.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

Superb, in every way

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

Really lovely staff who looked after us so well for my Mums 60th. Surprise treat of Buck’s Fizz when we arrived was fab. She had a lovely time and it was perfect under cover with blankets and heaters on a very rainy morning!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

Gorgeous setting, amazing food and lovely service ! We will be returning !!

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Fantastic service and fabulous food can thoroughly recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

From the first phone call to book our stay to the moment we checked out, every member of staff were so lovely and friendly and always happy to fuss our little dog too. Abbie in the spa was so lovely and our massages were just what we needed. Our room was so lovely! If only you had the availability for us to have stayed longer. Looking forward to coming back soon. Kindest thanks to all your team!

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Visited On Monday, 03 May 2021

Just returned from a beautiful two night stay in Little Warren. Weather wasn’t great but it didn’t matter, the room was cozy and warm and had everything we could wish for. COVID restrictions still in place but the staff ensured that we had everything we needed for breakfast in the room and any additional food was served to the room when needed, they just couldn’t do enough for us. All the staff are so friendly, the whole place had a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant food was very good with a different menu each day and again staff and service excellent, We braved the weather staying out in the wind and rain even when offered the option of eating in our room and I imagine they can’t wait to offer this great service when the restaurant can have everyone inside once again. We enjoyed full body massages from amazing therapists and took stunning walks through trails and estates with our little dog which made our break away in a natural setting just perfect in every way.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Excellent food and service in a peaceful and relaxed setting.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Absolutely stunning surroundings, very friendly helpful staff, will definitely be returning, already booked again.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 April 2021

Loved every minute and look forward to eating in the restaurant again. Really good choice on the menu so difficult to choose. Prefer beer batter on the fish rather than gin and tonic but the fish itself was delicious, as were the chips!

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Lovely setting lovely food

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 April 2021

There should be more vegetarian options on the menu. There was one. Playing some music with dinner would be nice because it was very quiet and you felt like people could hear your conversation.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 April 2021

We arrived to a warm welcome and enjoyed a fabulous cooked breakfast. Thank you for making my wife’s 60th birthday breakfast so special.

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Visited On Friday, 23 April 2021

Lovely setting, food was the best ever tasted! There was a musician on the evening that gave a very nice atmosphere. Heaters over the tables. Highly recommend if you want to splash out a little bit on a good quality meal.

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Visited On Friday, 23 April 2021

We had a wonderful time good food service and lovely venue

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Visited On Thursday, 22 April 2021

Great service and fantastic setting. Food was nice but not amazing.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Beautiful meal and brilliant service. All courses were delicious and i highly reccomend you visit

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 April 2021

really nice chilled out setting for a nice mid week lunch, Food was amazing, service was friendly and efficient....definitely visit again..

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Great place and great service! You made are very welcome and we would definitely revisit

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Visited On Monday, 19 April 2021

Absolutely brilliant, staff were great, accommodation was fantastic and the spa itself and their products and work was nothing short of incredible! Would recommend to anyone and will definitely be coming back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Lovely food, in a beautiful setting. attentive staff

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Visited On Sunday, 18 April 2021

Slight background music whilst dining in the outside area would be wonderful. Although very tranquil: chilled restaurant music would be recommended purely for creating a more atmospheric dining experience and diverting the sound of other tables.

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