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 below launching 3rd April!

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 & Black Treacle Butter


Spiced Pork Belly

Salsa Verde, Pickled Shallots


Smoked Trout

White Miso Mayonnaise, Pommes Anna



Nettle & Mint Soup GFO, V, VEO

Crème Fraîche, Croutons, Chive,


Crab GF

Kohlrabi, Granny Smith Apple, Brown Crab & Chilli Sauce


Black Angus Beef Rump

Celeriac, Capers, Toasted Brioche


Celeriac Pithivier V, VE

Wild Garlic Velouté, Spring Herbs


Asparagus VEO, V, GF

Wild Garlic & Almond Sauce, Cured Egg Yolk, Sorrel


Duck Liver Parfait GFO

Rhubarb & Ginger Jam, Toasted Brioche



Spring Chicken GF

Wild Garlic, Baby Carrots & Pearl Barley, Black Truffle


Whole Baked Seabream

Burnt Moules with Harissa Butter, Crispy Chickpeas, Pomegranate

Market Price

Aubergine Tagine V, GF

Preserved Lemon, Saffron Yoghurt, Giant Couscous


Soy Sauce Glazed Lions Maine GF, VE

Chilli & Ginger Sprouting Broccoli, White Rice, Pickled Ginger


Lamb Rump

Braised Lamb Belly, Broccoli Purée, Tender Stem Broccoli & Minted New Potatoes


Duck Breast GF

Semi-Dried Tomatoes, Mushroom Duxelles, Charred Potato Purée, Duck Jus ‘Chasseur’



French Fries


Mixed Green Veggies


Mixed Salad


Basmati Rice



Sea Buckthorn Curd V, GFO

Pink Peppercorn Ice Cream, Sourdough Tuile


Pistachio Crème Brûlée V, GFO

Rhubarb, Warm Madelaine


Caramelised Bread & Butter Pudding

Vanilla Ice Cream


‘Tiramisu’ Whipped Mascarpone

Chocolate Cremoux, Coffee Liqueur Soaked Sponge, Cocoa Tuile


Chocolate & Hazelnut Paris-Brest

Chocolate Ice Cream


Pink Peppercorn Ice Cream V

Poached Rhubarb, Pistachios



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?