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The Black Horse Public House, The Street, Thorndon IP23 7JR Tel: 01379 678523
Standing at the centre of the village, the pub has served the village of Thorndon over the centuries. Ravaged by fire in 1998, it rose like a Phoenix and is now in the very capable hands of Darren Hayward.  A Free House, it sells Adnams beers, guest ales and cider from the local brewery, Aspalls, along with an extensive food menu which is available lunchtimes, evenings and as take-away.


The Granary, Moat Farm, High Street, Thorndon, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7LX Tel: 01379 678437 Mob: 07775 761318. Sleeps 2+2 and is dog friendly! The Granary is fully equipped with everything you need for a relaxing break in the country including a woodburner to relax by on those chilly winter evenings.


Manor Barn Farm, High Street, Thorndon, Eye, Suffolk,  IP23 7LX  Tel: 01379 678437 Mob: 07775 761318.
An elegant, beamed and raftered barn which sleeps 10; ideal for family celebrations and friends reunited. See what Alistair Sawday's Special Escapes  has to say about it!


The Old Cow Shed. The Street, Thorndon, Suffolk, IP23 7JN
This delightful, cosy and comfortably renovated barn with its pretty patio is the perfect place to relax and unwind.



The Four Horseshoes, Wickham Road, Thornham Magna, Suffolk, IP23 8HD.
A lovely 12th century pub, complete with inglenook fireplaces and beams. Also has accommodation and is dog friendly!




The White Horse Inn Stoke Ash, near Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7ET, Tel: 01379 678222,  Fax: 01379 678800.
This 17th century Coaching Inn is conveniently situated on the A140 crossroads to Thorndon and offers both excellent food & accommodation.


The Auberge, Ipswich Road, Yaxley, near Eye, Suffolk IP23 8BZ, Tel: 01379 783604.
The Auberge is a small family owned and run country hotel in North Suffolk. It was once a rural public house providing simple food and drink for locals.  Today, after tasteful renovations which retain the cosiness of the historic building it offers some of the finest food in England.
Proud holders of two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence since 2001.


Thornham Hall, Thornham Magna, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8HA, Tel: 01379 783314
Offering award winning accommodation, Thornham Hall  is situated at the centre of Thornham Estate, the country seat of the Barons of Hartismere and Henniker for three centuries.


The Fox & Goose, Fressingfield Tel: 01379 586247
A little further afield but well worth a visit being a  justifiably popular bar & restaurant run by Paul & Sarah Yaxley. The building is the old Guildhall of Fressingfield and there are beams galore inside. The food is highly commended being imaginative and is an excellent example of what young British chefs are producing today.


The Walnut TreeThe Walnut Tree  Norwich Road, Thwaite, Eye IP23 7ED, Tel: 01449 766003
This a vegan/vegetarian restaurant popular with all foodie types.  You will need to book to avoid disappointment!