Dinner Menu

The Great Barn is a spectacular venue to dine in the Suffolk countryside and tranquillity of Retreat East. With its seasonal menu created in our kitchen, our team would be delighted to host for you a romantic meal for two, or a get-together between family and friends. Dining in The Great Barn is available from 6.00pm to 8.30pm. New menu launching 28th June!

Book Dinner


Our seasonal, locally sourced dinner menu is available from 5.30pm to 8.30pm in The Great Barn restaurant.


If you have an allergy please speak to our team who will be able to assist. Our menu is produced with fresh ingredients daily so we can easily cater for allergies and intolerances.


Mixed Olives GF,VE


Sourdough & Herb Butter


Spiced Pork Belly

Salsa Verde, Pickled Shallots


Prawn Brioche Roll

Iceberg, Pickles, Fermented Chilli Sauce


Wagyu Beef

Pomme Anna, Wasabi, Celeriac Remoulade, Cured Egg Yolk


Potato Hey

Parmesan, Smoked Paprika Salt, Aioli, GF, V, VEO



Retreat East Vegetable Consommé

Carrots, Leeks & Turnips, GF, V, VE


Pigs Head Terrine

Cornichons, Smoked Back Fat, Baby Turnips Glazed with Maple Syrup & Apple Cider, Lovage, Sourdough Tuille, DF, GFO


BBQ Mackerel

Gooseberries, Salt And Vinegar Chips, Buttermilk, Dill, GF, DF


Marinated Heritage Tomatoes & Grilled Peach

Tomato & Elderflower Consommé, Goat Cheese, Basil GFO, V, VEO


Tempura Courgette Flower

Stuffed with Lemon & Chive Ricotta, Courgette & Basil Purée, Borage Flowers, Parmesan, GF, V, VEO



Guinea Fowl Breast

Confit Leg Spring Roll, BBQ Apricots, Spiced Lentils Salad, Yoghurt, GF, DF


Roasted Whole Market Fish

Clams, Tartare Sauce, Lemon, Triple Cooked Chips Dusted with Malt Vinegar Powder (Sharer For Two)

Market Price

BBQ Beef Brisket

Lovage, Mustard Seeds, Cornichons, Horseradish Pomme Purée, Potato Skin Crumb, Rainbow Chard, GF


Pan Fried Hake

Radish, Courgette & Basil Purée, Grilled Little Gem, Pickled Fennel & White Tomato Sauce, GF


Chickpea Curry with Rainbow Chard

Vegan Yoghurt, Onion And Fennel Bhaji, Basmati Rice, GF, V, VE


Dill Gnocchi

Marinated Artichokes, Artichoke Purée, Black Olives, V, VE



French Fries


Mixed Green Veggies


Mixed Salad


Basmati Rice



Mango Carpaccio Coconut Sorbet

Coconut & Vodka Espuma, Toasted Coconut, Lemon Cress, DF, GF


Retreat East Honey Panacotta

Whey Fermented Homegrown Rhubarb, Honey Biscuit, Crystalised Thyme, Elderflower Sorbet, GF


Bergamot & White Chocolate Iced Parfait

Lemon Sorbet, Meringue, Marmalade, GF


Macerated Strawberries

Pink Peppercorn Icecream, Pistachios, V


Suffolk Cheeseboard

Three local cheeses, Grapes, Chutney, Celery, Quince Paste, Cheese Biscuits



With Panache Vanilla Ice Cream


Petit Fours

With your choice of coffee


Whether you are staying with us for a weekend break, looking for a new restaurant in Suffolk to try or want to sample some of the delicious produce Suffolk has to offer, book a table at our restaurant for dinner with friends, family or that someone special in your life.

Commonly asked questions

What is the dress code for dinner in The Great Barn?
Are reservations required for dinner?
What vegan and vegetarian options are available on your dinner menu?