Welcome to the Gainsborough at Sudbury, a dining pub with great food, a friendly atmosphere and quality cask ales.

At The Gainsborough we take great pride in offering a wide range of delectable food choices that cater to everyone’s preferences. Our menu boasts an impressive selection of options, including an array of delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes. Additionally, we provide gluten-free options to accommodate those with dietary restrictions. Rest assured that all of our meals are prepared to order, ensuring freshness and quality. At The Gainsborough, we are fortunate to have the expertise of our esteemed chef, Martin Ingram, who oversees the preparation of our delightful meals. We source only the finest local produce, including our fresh fish straight from the renowned Billingsgate Market.

Our restaurant aims to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all, making it an ideal destination for families. We offer a diverse range of mouth-watering dishes such as succulent steaks, flavorful burgers, traditional fish and chips, mouthwatering pizza, and satisfying sandwiches. As an added treat, we also serve an excellent Sunday roast, perfect for a delightful weekend meal. We encourage you to visit The Gainsborough and experience our commitment to serving restaurant-quality food. Your satisfaction is our priority. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like to make a reservation. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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The Gainsborough can get busy on a weekend so please book a table to be sure, although we will always do our best to find you a table. In the warmer months the pub has an excellent town centre beer garden and outside area to enjoy sunshine days in our sunny garden. In the winter the pub has a warm and cosy interior with several real fires in historic fireplaces and is the perfect place to relax with friends and family with a quality pint or a glass or two of fine wine and great meal..

The Gainsborough bar is well stocked with Greene King IPA,  Adnams Southwold  and a rotating Guest Ale. We also offer an extensive range of quality gins all served with superior Fever Tree tonics, plus some great whiskies, rums and a selection of fine wines. The pub has a Whisky and a Gin Clubs and hosts regular tasting events. See our Facebook page for details of the next event.

The Gainsborough also serves an extensive range of freshly crafted cocktails with offers available all week. There are also some great low alcohol, gluten free and soft drink choices and a great range of quality coffees and a great tea selection.

The pub hosts are regular live music events and a monthly quiz and monthly charity fundraising events for charities and good causes in our local community. Please see the Facebook page here for details of the next event.

The Gainsborough is a gem of a pub at the heart of the community in Sudbury where a friendly welcome and a great food and drink experience is always guaranteed!

We look forward to welcoming you soon – Martin and The Team

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