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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 Sunday, 17 February 2019

Couldn't of asked for better. The food was delicious, the service was top notch, our party of 10 was very well looked after, everything was well organised. I will definitely be returning again soon!

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Dirty glasses. Waiter went to get new ones after noticing (we didn't point it out) but never returned so we drank from the glasses anyway. Our normal waitress was very nice and friendly. Food was amazing. Note that to make a fuller meal you will need a couple of side dishes which can all add up at the end!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

The best smokehouse restaurant in Ipswich !!!We went here last Saturday evening ,the food itself was just amazing ,the staff were friendly , specially the Spanish girl from Barcelona and the decor is really fantastic .Really enjoyed our first visit to the Forge restaurant .Highly recommend , will be returning for sure.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Lovely food and really good service. We’ll definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Had amazing time for friends birthday everything was great.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Lovely place, staff excellent but meals very salty and expensive when you add sides.... BBQ beans were canned (was anticipating home made at that price) Enjoyed but won't return unless on a special event offer perhaps... please reduced the salt - tasty but over powering!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Always a warm welcome when we drink or dine at The Forge. Love the gluten free options. Atmosphere, whilst casual, remains special. Love the cocktail selection and the food is always top notch. Our favourite place to dine.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

We loved the decor and vibe of The Forge Kitchen, though unfortunately the food was not to a similar standard. Despite warnings from a friend regarding the quality of food, we decided we wanted to give it a fair chance. We ordered 6 small plates & 3 sides (a nice amount of food for 2). The Halloumi and Ham Hock bites were very dry / hard to swallow, and the BBQ beans turned out to be standard baked beans (no bbq whatsoever)?! My partner and I did both agreed though, that the steak and ribs were delicious and cooked nicely. Based on value for money, I don’t think we will be returning to The Forge Kitchen.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Over hour wait on food, sat at the end so staff werent even walking past to check if we needed anything. A bit more of a description on how the food comes out would be better too. But food is cooked perfectly.

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

We believe that the music could be a bit more varied.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Great food and service. Highly recommended and in my view the best restaurant in Ipswich.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

I had rib eye when it arrived it looked like it had been ripped off the sole of a shoe and cold. Taste was good and my partners meal was top notch the service was excellent and not in your face obtrucive the puddings were fantastic over all the night was good maybe try something different next time.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Good service and friendly team

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Everything was perfect and our waiter was extremely patient, helpful and polite, despite some unnecessary challenges from some people in our party!! Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Food was average and didn't even get to sit at a table!! Had to sit up stairs on a ledge over looking the down stairs

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Good value good food

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

This was my first time at the restaurant and the experience as a whole was brilliant from the waiter we had providing excellent service to the food which was cooked to perfection. Was very happy with everything and will be coming back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Great evening

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Lovely food. Great friendly attentive service

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Fab food

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

We attended the Comedy Evening, food was delicious and the service was extremely good. Thank You, we will be return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

The Forge Kitchen is an awesome venue! The staff are fantastic! The food is awesome and it has the best atmosphere!!

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

Great food & service, lovely ambiance but priced at the higher end of the scale for this area.

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

One of the best meals I have had out. Food was amazing and couldn’t fault anything. Thankyou!

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