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 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. All menus are samples and do change daily.

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


Sharing Baron Bigod

Sherry, Dinner Bun


Sourdough & Butter



White Onion & Mustard Soup VE, GFO



Chalk Stream Trout GF, DF

Gribiche Sauce, Dill, Linseed Cracker


Wood Pigeon Breast DFO, GF

Sour Cherries, Beetroot & Red Chicory


Game Pâté GFO

Fig Relish, Homemade Brioche Bun


Wild Mushrooms & Black Garlic Tartlet VE

Pickled Salsify & Radicchio | Hazelnuts


Pan Fried Scallops GF, DFO

Chestnut Velouté, Guanciale, Pickled Grapes



Roasted Turkey Ballotine

Chestnut & Apricot Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes, Guanciale Brussels Sprouts, Chestnuts, Lincolnshire Poacher Cauliflower Cheese, Miso & Maple Syrup Glazed Parsnip, Braised Carrots, Port Wine Jus


Retreat East Christmas Nut Roast VE, GF, DFO

Roast Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts & Chestnuts, Lincolnshire Poacher Cauliflower Cheese, Miso & Maple Syrup Glazed Parsnips & Braised Carrots, Port Wine Jus


Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto VEO, GF

Pickled Shallots & Toasted Hazelnuts


Pan-Fried Halibut GF

Warm Tartare Sauce, Cucumber, Caviar, Triple Cooked Chips


Roasted Cauliflower VE, GF

Curry Oil, Dhal & Yoghurt Dressing



Potato Chips


Mixed Green Veggies


Mixed Salad



Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Monkey Bread V

Crème Anglaise


Christmas Pudding V, VE

Brandy Crème Anglaise


Poached Pear V, VEO, GF

Star Anise Meringue, Pear Schnapps Caramel, Pear Sorbet


Chocolate Delice V

Grand Mariniere Jelly & Orange Sorbet


Local Cheese Board

Quince Jelly, Fruit Loaf & Grapes


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?