Eat & Drink

Our Restaurant

BBQ’s in the summer, Sunday Lunch “Roast and Crumble”, a Prix Fixe menu and a seasonal a la carte menu.

Our kitchen enjoys a great reputation for producing high quality Modern British food, most of it sourced from local farms –  some of it just yards away from the front door.

A team of chefs, led by Chris Theobald, are all passionate about food and regularly change the menu as new produce comes into season with daily specials featuring on the boards, all this complimented by a fantastic wine list and warm friendly service.

Our Accommodation

Relax At the Dolphin

Our three ensuite bedrooms have been tastefully refurbished with all the comforts expected of a silver rated four star establishment.

Enjoy Fresh & Local

Village Store

Now an integral part of the community selling some of Suffolk’s favourite foods, great wines, local beer, milk and fresh bread, it is a fantastic meeting point for news or visitor information. Find Out More

Our History

The Dolphin

A hub of the community and an ideal resting base to explore Thorpeness and our neighbouring towns Aldeburgh and Southwold, or to just enjoy a peaceful walk around Snape Maltings and RSPB Minsmere. Find Out More

Opening Hours


Open everyday 11am-11pm



Food Service

Monday-Friday 12pm – 2pm & 6pm – 9pm

Saturday 12pm – 2.30pm & 6pm – 9pm

Sunday 12pm – 2.30pm & 6pm – 8pm

The Dolphin Inn is closed between 3.00pm and 6.00pm for check ins unless by prior arrangement.

Call Us Today

01728 454994