7 award winning restaurants in west Suffolk you need to visit

Suffolk Magazine Pea Porridge feature. Pictured is chef and owner Justin Sharp.

Justin Sharp, owner of Pea Porridge in Bury St Edmunds - the only Suffolk restaurant with a Michelin star - Credit: Gregg Brown

West Suffolk is home to many wonderful and unique restaurants serving all kinds of food.

Across the district, there's a large number of award winning eateries to discover and foodies in the area will need to tick the following restaurants off their lists.

Here are seven award winning restaurants in west Suffolk that you need to visit.

Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham

Tuddenham Mill chef patron Lee Bye.

Tuddenham Mill chef patron Lee Bye.

Nestled in the charming village of Tuddenham, the historic Tuddenham Mill building is an iconic structure in West Suffolk.

The restaurant is listed on the Michelin guide and has four Rosettes from the AA Best Restaurants awards.

Pea Porridge, Bury St Edmunds

GLOSSY Pix Phil Morley 15/2/11Pea Porridge in Cannon Street, Bury. Justin and Jurga Sharp are

Pea Porridge is the only restaurant in Suffolk with a Michelin star - Credit: Phil Morley

Pea Porridge is well hidden in Bury St Edmunds, but those who spot its bright green door should definitely go inside.

Suffolk's only Michelin starred restaurant, this eatery makes the best out of local produce to provide a delicious dining experience for guests.

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1921 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds

1921 Angel Hill in Bury.

The team at 1921 Angel Hill - Credit: Archant

Bury St Edmunds is renowned for its many restaurants, and 1921 Angel Hill is among the very best.

Just round the corner from the Abbey Gardens, the main courses are designed to reflect Bury St Edmunds and Suffolk.

The Packhorse Inn, Moulton

The Packhorse Inn in Moulton is part of the Chestnut Group

The Packhorse Inn in Moulton is part of the Chestnut Group - Credit: Google Maps

Part of the Chestnut Group, The Packhorse Inn in Moulton is an ideal stop for those visiting Newmarket.

Just a ten minute drive from the race course, The Packhorse Inn is also dog friendly for anyone who fancies stopping by whilst out on a walk.

Theobald's Restaurant, Ixworth

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Theobalds Restaurant in Ixworth - Credit: Archant

Theobald's Restaurant can be found just outside Bury St Edmunds in the village of Ixworth.

Set in a 16th century period property, this restaurant's menu features highlights such as roast loin of Suffolk lamb and roast breast and braised leg of “Sutton Hoo” chicken as well as having an extensive wine list.

The Northgate, Bury St Edmunds

Another Chestnut Group restaurant that is a regular at winning awards is The Northgate in Bury St Edmunds.

Restaurant dining isn't always about lunch and dinner however, and at The Northgate, the dedicated breakfast menu is full of tasty dishes, from the 'Full Northgate' to smoked salmon and scrambled eggs.

Eaterie at The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds

The Angel Hotel in Bury St Edmunds which hosted Charles Dickens on at least two occasions during his

The Angel Hotel in Bury St Edmunds which hosted Charles Dickens on at least two occasions during his tours of Britain Photo: Phil Morley - Credit: Archant

Perhaps Bury St Edmunds' most iconic building, The Angel Hotel is equally as good at food as it is at providing a comforting stay for its guests.

If fine dining isn't your thing, guests can always opt for the afternoon tea experience whilst overlooking the historic Abbey Gate and Angel Hill.