Find this rather grand pub, aptly-named after Winston Churchill's father, is just out of town in the village of Reydon.
As well as real ales, good food is an important part of their operation, ranging from freshly-cut sandwiches or snacks taken in the comfortable bar or garden to more formal meals served in their dining room. The menu style combines the traditional with the more adventurous.
Dishes such as 'Steamed Brancaster Mussels in Aspall Cyder & Leek Sauce'; 'Crispy Hoi Sin Pork Salad'; 'Gruyère Cheese Tart' and Peppered Pigeon Breast & Apricot Terrine with Onion Chutney' set the style for starters.
With perhaps 'Deep-Fried Line Caught Cod in Adnams Beer Batter with Peas & Hand-Cut Chips'; 'Trio of Flavoured Sausages with Grain Mustard Mash, Savoy Cabbage, Roasted Carrots & Onion Gravy'; 'Char-Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Garlic & Parsley Butter and Hand-Cut Chips' and 'Thin Tart of Plum Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil with Rocket & Parmesan Salad' listed among the mains.
If you still have room or perhaps just fancy a pud you might be tempted by 'Warm Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Crème Anglaise'; 'White Chocolate & Raspberry Crème Brulée with Biscotti' or 'Glazed Lemon Tart with Strawberry Ice Cream & Lemon Confit'.
- Food Style: Best Pubs for Food
- Lunch: all week 12.00-14.00; mains £10.50 to £14.75; set L Sun £14.95 (2 courses), £18.95 (3 courses)
- Dinner: all week 18.30-21.00; mains £10.50 to £14.75
- Seats: 65
- Wine: a well-chosen list has plenty of choice under the £20 mark, and about half a dozen by the glass
- Children's portions: Yes, when possible
- Nearest station: Halesworth Rail
- Directions: See the map at the top of the page
- Parking: Yes
- Outside eating
- Rooms available