Ipswich is a vibrant waterfront town in East Anglia with a port that has been in operation since Saxon times. Visitors can enjoy food, drink and live music across town, as well as boat rides along the River Orwell. The Old Custom House is filled with history and surrounded by quality entertainment venues and the waterfront itself is perfect for a leisurely meander and a drink in the sun. The dining scene here is strong and the town's annual Forknight festival is a great time to enjoy special deals and menus at the restaurants across Ipswich.
Visit Ipswich for restaurants that span various global cuisines, from chic French bistros through to delectable Nepalese grills. The Fountain is one of the excellent British restaurants in Ipswich, serving light bar bites, daily specials, roast dinners and superb steaks. You'll love the great-value set menus too. Try the Stone Grill for a Turkish feast in a casual and relaxed environment. The mezze dishes are perfect for sharing and include classics such as grilled halloumi, lamb doner kebab, deep-fried calamari or biber dolma, which are rice and herb-stuffed grilled peppers. Be sure to book a table in advance to avoid any queueing!