The Forge Kitchen

1-3 Duke Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP3 0AE
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Open 7 Days a week

Food Served:
Monday to Friday: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday : 9am - 11.30am / 12pm - 10pm
Sunday: 9am - 11.30am / 12pm - 8pm

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

A menu born from the heat, flames and stripped back elements found in the forge... We work day and night to shape our plates. Food cooked as nature intended. No fuss, no frills, over smoke and fire (with just a little Forge-made seasoning). We plate everything from our Smoker, Furnace & Hanger unaccompanied, so without the garnishes and extra ‘bits’. Simple stuff. Choose exactly what makes it to your plate - 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 Saturday, 13 July 2019

Thoroughly enjoyable evening Food excellent and received excellent service from Main.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Everyone on our table of 6 were very pleased with all aspects of our meal! I will be visiting again and I’m sure the others will too!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Lovely atmosphere, the young lady serving us was so helpful. Lovely food and atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Popped in to see if there was a last minute table available unluckily there was. Service was friendly & lovely as always, opted for the Forge burger & triple cooked chips, amazing & perfectly cooked. Staff are always so good with everyone here it’s a lovely atmosphere to eat out in.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

My wife and I had an amazing night at the forge, the food was fantastic, the waiting and bar staff were all lovely and really helpful, overall it was brilliant and we will definitely be going back really soon !

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Really nice atmosphere, food great, service very good also. Really friendly welcoming bar staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Basic vegetables and choices of potatoes should be included in meal prices. Meat was excellent!!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

But disappointed in our last trip with the quality of the food, had the roast beef, wasn’t how I expected it, was more an under cooked piece of steak and the sticky toffee to follow had very little sauce on it. Staff great though.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Absolutely delicious breakfast. All agreed it was one of the nicest breakfasts we've had. Sat outside in the sunshine which was lovely. Great service and staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

The night was very noisy mainly suitable for younger people. We were 60+ and would have preferred a more stylish evening. Great for kids who want to eat out in jeans and tee shirts Good food and service but not for me.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Being a saturday night the forge kitchen was naturally busy, even still the service was fantastic! We had a little wait for food as you would expect in a packed out restaurant but it certainly didn't dampen our night! Great food, great cocktails and great atmosphere as always at the forge kitchen.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

We really enjoyed our food and the atmosphere was great. The service was excellent. Our seating wasn't the most comfortable so we will definitely book more in advance next time. It was the perfect place for a birthday treat.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Staff were fantastic made our night.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Great food & very friendly staff

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Visited several times, and have always enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Steak was beautiful however sides were lacking in portion size and the cole slaw consisted of just lettuce in sauce and very few chips

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Friendly staff and prompt service. Excellent burgers!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Great staff and service food was excellent

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Staff were lovely and welcoming. Food and drinks were very tasty and the atmosphere was really nice

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Lovely atmosphere, excellent service and delicious food, what more could you want!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

We have ate here a few times one of our favourite places great food and service will definitely go back again

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Had a fab evening celebrating my husbands birthday with Friends service, food and atmosphere were amazing

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

The chap who served us was great, his advice on what wine to drink to accompany the steak was on point. He also suggesting upgrading from the Chateaubriand to the Porterhouse. I am very pleased i did !

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Went to The Forge with my wife for the first time on Wednesday evening. Very quiet but we were having an early dinner prior to heading to the cinema. Was given the wrong starter - chicken wings which were of varying temperature as if they had been microwaved.... Main course was Flat Iron Steak & Fries. You get exactly what you order with ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ELSE ON THE PLATE. I think that the food is good to average but presentation is poor. A little colour on the plate would be great. You tend to eat with your eyes as well as your taste buds. Maybe a little salad would help.... For a first visit 6 out of 10. We'll be back & hopefully the score will be higher.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Great service and the Birthday Drinks received with thanks ❤️

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