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Carriers Restaurant

Fresh – Seasonal – Local

Fine dining to everyday dining

Welcome to Ipswich’s Carrier’s Restaurant at Hintlesham Hall.  We offer guests and local residents a taste of history and passion through our seasonal menus filled with rich flavours, designed for maximum enjoyment for our guests while remaining at reasonable prices. The restaurant offers a menu full of options and flavour, perfect for any formal and informal occasion from birthday celebrations to family meals out.

The re-naming of the restaurant also includes a full restoration of Robert’s old herb garden and vegetable patch, which is now in full swing once more, producing a mass of vegetables for the Kitchen including: Fine Beans, Broad Beans, Peas, Heritage Carrots, Courgettes, Swiss Chard, Radishes, along with a variety of Salads and Herbs appearing on our seasonal menus.


Dine in timeless class and elegance in our award-winning restaurant, served in our traditionally decorated dining rooms.

Hintlesham Hall’s Head Chef demands the best quality ingredients to build a well-balanced carte which appeals to gourmet and health-conscious alike. Many of the dishes encompass fresh herbs from the Hall’s famous garden, and our extensive wine list ranges the world from France to Australia, and includes a marvellous selection of half-bottles.

Our Head Chef is passionate about offering the best cuisine possible, appealing to all tastes and encompassing all dietary requirements.  We have a full a la carte menu running alongside our Table d’Hote Dinner menu.  We also have our informal lounge menu (available daily from 12.00 pm to 10.00 pm) offering lighter bites to enjoy in any of our lounges, bedrooms or within our beautiful gardens.

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Christmas at Hintlesham Hall 2019

Christmas Eve Dinner 2019 Seared fillet of turbot, buttered leeks, salmon caviar and dill sauce Champagne sorbet with raspberry granite Slow cooked pork belly and Parma ham wrapped loin, garlic savoy cabbage, sweet potato fondant, sage jus Festive crème brulée, satsuma shortbread, orange and grand marnier shot La cafetière coffee served with home-made petits fours […]

Fine Dining

Hintlesham Hall has long had a reputation for exquisite cuisine. Famous cookery writer and television chef Robert Carrier purchased the Hall back in 1971, marking the beginning of the Hall’s longstanding affiliation with fine dining. During his time here, Carrier ran exclusive cookery weekends for friends, famously opened a cookery school at the Hall, and […]

Private Dining

Here at Hintlesham Hall Hotel, our three dining rooms are available for private use. Private dinner parties, birthday meals, anniversary celebrations, festive dining and wedding receptions can all be enjoyed here in elegant and luxurious surroundings.

Afternoon Tea

What could be more English than Afternoon Tea at Hintlesham Hall? Served in one of our stately and traditional lounges, or Al fresco overlooking our beautiful secluded grounds. Perfect for those looking for a traditional and delicious afternoon tea in Suffolk.

Explore our Menus

Thinking about coming to visit us here at the Carriers restaurant? No matter if your planning on celebrating a family 70th birthday party or thinking about having a casual meal with friends over a bottle of wine, the team are sure to have you covered. Take a look below at our menus and start planning your trip today!

Food Gallery

Here at Hintlesham Hall, we have a wide selection of food for our guests to choose from on our new and freshly reinvigorated menu, ranging from timeless English classics to extravagant Mediterranean dishes drenched in spice & flavor! All of our ingredients are freshly sourced from our own gardens and vegetable patches as well as local farms located minutes from the hotel.

Chef’s seasonal Recipe

Find out the latest Recipe of the Month here at Hintlesham Hall from our head chef and bring a piece of Hintleshams Hall culinary magic into your own kitchen!

Step Into The Salon And Parlour

Here at the Hintlesham Hall, we have a wide variety of different rooms for corporate events, step inside the high popular Salon & Parlour rooms perfect for a variety of different functions.

Who Was Robert Carrier?

Hintlesham Hall and our highly regarded “Carrier’s” restaurant are drenched in rich history spanning across multiple decades and continents thanks to its original founder “Robert Carrier” who can only be compared to a modern-day celebrity chef.