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Alder Carr Farm

Alder Carr Farm Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8LX, England
+44 1449 720820
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Well satisfied!

Hadn't visited for over 10 years! Had a simple lunch of Suffolk ham, bubble and squeak and eggs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
polypropylene
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UK
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Lovely

Nice place for a family lunch. Great service and good food. Pity they don’t do pick your own... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Rob P
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Our award-winning farm shop & deli is overflowing with lovely produce. You will find our own highland beef, free-range eggs and award-winning fruit ice cream as well as locally produced food and pick your own fruit and vegetables in season. There's lots going on - why not browse the craft shops or visit our play area and farm animals? Our Farm Nature Trail is very popular too, but make sure you bring your wellies!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Alder Carr Farm Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8LX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't visited for over 10 years! Had a simple lunch of Suffolk ham, bubble and squeak and eggs followed by a trio of their award winning ice cream!! Friendly staff together with a super farm shop. A little bit out of the way in terms...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a family lunch. Great service and good food. Pity they don’t do pick your own strawberries anymore, but the ones we brought in their shop were delicious 😋

Thank Rob P
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The plant section was suffering from extreme neglect. The plants had not been watered for days. All drooping and going brown. Poor management. All concession shops closed on Mondays. No information regarding this on the website. Cafe nearly empty but told no tables were available...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was nice and clean, had coffee and cake which was very tasty, nice size portions too, we sat on a table for two but felt there was plenty of space around us, didn’t feel cramped in any way, nice selection of home made cakes...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lovely relaxed Father's Day meal. Our food was tasty, piping hot and plentiful. Waitresses were lovely but could have been more attentive during the meal (for example by asking if we would like more drinks). Excellent facilities for children.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Ventured here after it was recommended but over all was a bit disappointed. Although they were quite accommodating trying to make me a tea latte, the overall impression was that I should have booked and that 'drop in' customers through them off stride. I was...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

After a lovely walk round Needham Lake with our grandsons and Harry the cockapoo, we decided to give them a treat by extending the walk to Alder Carr Farm. Beautiful sunny bank holiday Sunday but only four outside tables and all occupied. Can’t go inside...More

Thank Richard O
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The farm shop fronts a small complex of craft shops and includes a good cafe. There is also fresh seasonal vegetables with very few "food miles". In May and June the asparagus is grown on the farm and is exceptionally well priced and usefully graded...More

Thank Allan C
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends, such a friendly cafe, lovely lady served us. I had the gorgeous mushroom and rosemary soup and the ham and bubble and squeak. The ham is one of the best I have tasted and the soft poached eggs were perfect....More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Came to complete some shopping at 4.30 Spent almost 30 mins waiting to be served at the cheese counter Another female 'assistant ' spoke over the customers present making it quite obvious it was soon to be closing and - almost how dare we come...More

1  Thank Amanda T
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