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The Great House Restaurant and Hotel


Market Place
CO10 9QZ

Contact Details

Tel: 01787 247431Fax: 01787 248007


Housed in a simply stunning 14th-century building, The Great House is the jewel in the crown of the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham. One of the best restaurants in the East of England, The Great House offers an exquisite dining experience - traditional cooking with a modern twist, including our Experience Menu, crafted to take you on a culinary journey.

The Great House was awarded a 2020 Traveller's Choice award for being recognised amongst the best in Britain. This award is based on outstanding reviews left by our guests during 2020 placing The Great House in the top 10% of hospitality businesses worldwide.

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the countryside and discover a little taste of France at The Great House. Your experience doesn’t stop at the restaurant as The Great House hosts five elegant rooms, perfect for a short break away with a loved one. The Versailles bedroom includes a majestic four-poster bed whilst the Élysée bedroom comes complete with two king-sized beds and a relaxing seating area. If you are looking to enjoy a peaceful slumber with a historic atmosphere, the Bastille bedroom is full of charm with exposed beams and brickwork. There’s then the Montmartre bedroom which provides a comfortable and snug location tucked away at the top of the house whilst the Bohème bedroom offers a cosy setting, perfect for a business stay. All of the bedrooms at The Great House have well-equipped bathrooms and free Wi-Fi with room service also available.

During the COVID-19 pandemic The Great House adapted and reinvented their way of life to accommodate the new restrictions required to help keep everyone safe. Therefore, there are a range of safety measures to ensure you feel as safe as possible when visiting, please view the website for more information.
For further information visit:


From A134 or A1071 to Lavenham. When in the High Street, turn into Market Lane (OPPOSITE Timbers antiques). We are just behind the cross on the market place. Or turn up into Lady Street when in Water Street, then drive up to the Market Place.

By Public Transport:
From London Liverpool Street Station to Sudbury (Suffolk) change at Marks Tey
From Colchester - 12 miles Taxi or bus 753 to Bury St Edmunds via Sudbury and Lavenham.
From Sudbury train station - either bus 753 or taxi (10 mins).

£215.00 to £215.00 per room per night

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden
  • On street/public parking
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Staff fluent in French
  • Central heating
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Totally non-smoking