The Place to Eat

If you fancy a break from browsing the store, then The Place to Eat Restaurant, situated within both the Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich stores, provides the perfect pit-stop.

Quality and taste is everything to us from the warm welcome you receive from our friendly waitress staff to the freshness of our dishes, each individually made to order in our kitchens.

We offer a wide assortment of dishes utilising locally sourced and seasonal produce, and provide vegetarian and gluten free options. Our menus change regularly and we offer daily specials, see our blackboards for specials of the day.
The pièce de résistance is our selection of freshly made scones and cakes… perfect to fill the mid-morning or afternoon hunger gap.

The Place to Eat restaurant in Bury St Edmunds also offers alfresco seating area.


Both our Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich stores offers free wi-fi for all our customers.


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The Place to Eat Menu

Take Away Convenience

 We all have those times in our lives when we are in a hurry, and that’s why our take away service is so popular. You can call or email us with your order with a collection time and we will have it ready for you when you arrive.

For our take away service, contact us on:
Bury St. Edmunds 01284 752804 or email
Ipswich 01473 253164 or email

The Place to Eat Glasswells

Customer Comments:

 "Best scones in the East of England!"

"The food is of an excellent standard."

"Always excellent, staff are very good, helpful, friendly, food and drink outstanding – we always come here!"

"The staff are invariably pleasant and helpful."

"The coffee and cakes are some of the best in the county"

Glasswells are extremely pleased to announce that we have been awarded a Silver Eat Out Eat Well award. 

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, visited the restaurant on Friday 19th August 2016 to present the award

Eat Out Eat Well- Silver Award

Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 10am - 5.30pm (last orders 5pm)

Saturday: 9.30am - 5.30pm (last orders 5pm)

Sunday: 10.30am - 4pm (last orders 3.30pm)