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The Forge Kitchen

1-3 Duke Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP3 0AE
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Opening Information

Open 7 Days a week

Food Served:
Monday to Friday: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday : 9am - 10pm
Sunday: 9am - 8pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Forge Kitchen

Born from the heat, flames and stripped back elements found in the Blacksmith’s forge, our concept is simple - Food cooked as nature intended, no fuss, over smoke and fire with just a pinch of salt and pepper, or go full Forge with something a whole lot more indulgent...
It’s your choice - Forge it your way.
At the bar, a selection of seasonal and smoked cocktails, craft beers and hand-picked wines.

Cuisine: Smokehouse
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Had to send steak back twice! Ending up not eating at all. The manager did take it off the bill and gave a free dessert, but will not be returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Been a few times now. Worst service and food we have had. Gammon v dry. Prices significantly increased (lamb up from 14 to 20.5). Poor value for money.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Steak was perfectly cooked, everyone really enjoyed the evening. Would defiantly recommend for any special event.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

The food was lovely, staff were helpful and friendly, we will definitely be coming back :)

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Lovey evening celebrating family birthday. Good food and service, we will be back.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Great food and good service everytime.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Great restaurant

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Good food, cocktails were good friendly waitresses.

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

It was a Monday evening, so not full of diners, maybe only 4 or 5 other tables taken, but the atmosphere, the friendly staff, the decor, all made the restaurant feel as if there were plenty of people around....very clever! And the food was amazing....plenty of it, plain, tasty, not messed about with or drenched in sauce, rustic. We had the pork 'head to toe' and there was no room for dessert!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Always enjoy our visits to the forge. Brilliant staff ... and the food's not bad either!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

As all of my party dislike garlic it would of been nice to have the knowledge that all meat was marinated in it instead of salt and pepper as your blurb states also why were we not asked how we like roast beef not all people like it rare.i was thoroughly disappointed with it all

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Friendly helpful staff

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

We had a lovely meal . Staff were great

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Great food, service was perfectly timed and never too long for each course

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Mid afternoon so quiet in the restaurant. As a result we had great, attentive service with very good food. Perfect for the business lunch we were hosting.

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Visited On Monday, 01 April 2019

Excellent service supporting a varied and interesting menu. Top quality food from quality ingredients well prepared. Fair quality wine list, limited but adequate. Cutlery could do with taking up a notch but otherwise a highly recommendable restaurant to which we will be returning.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Lovely staff and great service. The food was really good! Defiantly coming here again! One of my favourite restaurants!

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Lovely staff and great service. The food was really good! Defiantly coming here again! One of my favourite restaurants!

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Was amazing will definitely be going to the forge a lot more and the cocktails are amazing.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Holly our waitress was excellent, the manager was also friendly & attentive, ambience & atmosphere is spot on, food quality is good, additional veg at £4 a bit pricey for what you get, desserts were quite slow coming out. Overall experience was good though & we love your restaurant & will be back soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Super delicious

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Great place to eat - staff are always very welcoming :)

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

I think £7 for avocado on toast with ONE egg is very overpriced. Surely you can stretch to two eggs?! You got two eggs on your previous breakfast menu. Apart from that, it was lovely. Excellent atmosphere and service. Thanks, Kim.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

Food is always incredible! So much flavour, only one of very few places getting it so right.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

Excellent service and quality as always! We were entertaining a German exchange teacher who was staying with us who had never tried an English Sunday Roast. She is now a convert and is determined to return later in the year with her husband to have more "Flaum und knusprig" (that's fluffy and crispy!) Yorkshire Pudding! :)

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