5 of Suffolk’s best restaurants with sea views

10:01 am February 15, 2022

With spots all along the coast, Suffolk is a fantastic place to dine by the sea.

Here are five ocean-view restaurants you can eat at in the county.

1. The promenade restaurant

The promenade is located on Southwold Pier
– Credit: Andy Abbott

Or: Southwold Pier, North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT

The boardwalk is about as close to the ocean as you can get, being set above the breakers of Southwold’s famous pier.

With fantastic views south over the town’s seafront and north to Covehithe, the Boardwalk is one of the liveliest places you can eat in Suffolk.

2. Steak Lobster & Co

Steak Lobster & Co in Felixstowe is closed until October.  Photo: Sarah Lucy Brown

Felixstowe’s Steak Lobster & Co has reopened under new ownership
– Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Or: 129 Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe IP11 2AQ

Bringing fine dining to the Felixstowe waterfront, Steak Lobster & Co sticks to what it does best, focusing almost exclusively on beef and seafood.

The popular restaurant nearly closed last year due to difficulties hiring a chef, but new owners took it over and managed to reopen it.

3. Seafood and Grill at Hotel Brudenell

Seafood Bar and Grill is attached to the Brudenell Hotel

Seafood & Grill is attached to the Brudenell Hotel
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Or: The Parade, Brudenell Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5BU

Located towards the south of the Aldeburgh seafront, Seafood & Grill at the Brudenell Hotel offers a variety of fresh fish, including an ever-changing catch of the day.

Sitting at the Seafood & Grill, you can watch the beach-based fishermen land their catch.

4. Merry Sailors

The Jolly Sailors at Pakefield, near Lowestoft

The Jolly Sailors at Pakefield, near Lowestoft
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Or: Pakefield Street, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 0JS

Offering large portions of good pub food, The Jolly Sailors overlooks beautiful Pakefield Beach in Lowestoft.

Customers also appreciate the open kitchen and the opportunity to see the chefs at work.

5. The waterfront

The waterfront in Kessingland

The waterfront in Kessingland
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Or: 310 Church Road, Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7SB

Rated Kessingland’s best restaurant on Tripadvisor, The Waterfront offers contemporary Mediterranean and English dishes, as well as a weekly paella night.

With views stretching across the wide beach and plenty of outdoor seating, the Waterfront is perfect for a long lunch on a sunny afternoon.

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