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Hi Yvonne

It’s that time of year for thoughts of our Christmas celebrations again and with this being our 4th year having our Company Christmas party with you it reminded me of how we enjoy using the Ravenwood so much and couldn’t imagine going anywhere else. We have had such wonderful times and fond memories of every year. The food is always superb, atmosphere brilliant and of course the staff cannot be more efficient and friendly, and of course its always topped by you greeting us at the door with that wonderful Merry Christmas and welcoming smile AND of you remember us all so well! must be the unforgettable dodgy dancing throughout the evening ! ha ha

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for your hospitality throughout the years we have used the Ravenswood, especially as my Directors/Managers & business guests who stay with you regularly during the course of the week. They are always made to feel so at home whilst having to have the poignant task of leaving their families during their business week, they all wouldn’t want to stay anywhere else, the Directors feel like they have their own personal rooms! I think that speaks for its self, and topped with the friendliness of all the staff where nothings too much trouble and the restaurant with your super chefs with their unsurpassed & delicious menu’s, why would they want to go elsewhere!

Personally i find it a pleasure making reservations and communicating with your reception staff as they are always cheerful, well organised and efficient which makes it a quick and easy task for me which during the course of a very busy day is wonderful. Thank you again Yvonne please pass our thanks to all the staff and we look forward to having many more delightful times with you all.
Kind regards
Tracy – Nilfisk-Advance Limited

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We enjoyed a warm welcome and stay at Ravenwood. Overall the food was innovative and delicious--compliments to the chef, the room was delightfully clean--compliments to the housekeepers, and the staff was helpful and considerate at every turn, especially the waitress who served our delicious breakfast! 
Trip Advisor - November 2011

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Dear Yvonne
Sunday BBQ after Becky and James wedding 27th August

Thanks for all the effort for Becky and James BBQ on Sunday all commented on the great tasting chicken! The relaxed setting around the pool and playing croquet made it feel like a real family affair please thank all the staff from us.
Kind regards Ray and Dorothy Knight


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Dear Yvonne
Sunday lunch, 21st August,

Jim's 80th birthday lunch! Now that the excitement is over and we are back to normal just wanted to say a big thank-you to you for your help and advice on all the arrangements for Jim's birthday lunch. It was a great success and everyone enjoyed the event and commented on the food - how good it was.
Please thank all staff involved in helping to make it such a memorable event!
Yours, Cathy Snell 


Quotes tabThe scenery of the hotel was just perfect: pure English countryside. Friendliness of the hotel staff was beyond praise - I've travelled a lot but probably never have seen so much personal touch and sincere wilingness to help and make my stay absolutely fantastic. The room, main building and restaurants were exactly as expected - cosy, full of small details and historical artefacts. But attitude of the hotel staff - that what made a real difference, from reception to the owner of this hotel who managed to find time to chat with every guest in the hotel.

Varvara family with older children Moscow, Russia - August 201

Quotes tabVisited Ravenwood Hall Hotel last Sunday, what a great hotel and what great value for money our stay cost £103.50 inclusive of Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for both of us! We will be back

Michael R - July 2011

Hi Becky

Quotes tabwe will never be able to thank you enough for our wonderful wedding reception, all of the hard work that you put into it and for an all round perfect time. The pavilion looked amazing, the staff were wonderful, the food was exceptional and it felt as though you were our fairy wish maker that pulled it all together for us in those last few weeks. THANK YOU

Alexander and Graham Farthing - July 2011

Hi Yvonne

Quotes tabWe just wanted to drop you an email to say a big thank you for the magical wedding day that Michelle and I enjoyed, everything was brilliant and the day beat our best expectations by a long way, your team worked so tirelessly to ensure that our day was truly special, for us so see everyone smiling and laughing was great, we are going to drop in a card for you guys but please pass on my thanks to your team, see you soon.

Tom and Michelle - July 2011

Dear Yvonne,

Quotes tabHope this is still your email address. I just wanted to thank you for such a lovely evening on Wednesday when we came to celebrate my Dad's 78th birthday with a lovely meal at Ravenwood. We really enjoyed the evening and the food was excellent - as usual. Thank you so much for the nice touch of the sparkler on Dad's dessert and card. We have just finished paying rent for our youngest daughter for the past 3 years whilst she was at university and this meant that we didn't eat out as often as we would have liked for a good while. So, we are really looking forward to spending many more evenings at Ravenwood - our favourite place to eat.
Thanks again,

Judy Robinson - July 2011


Quotes tabWe would just like to thank you for a lovely stay last week, we had a wonderful time. Please say thank you to all the staff for making us and our two dogs so welcome and making our stay so special
Thank you again

Angie and Chris Rose
plus two happy spaniels - June 2011

Quotes tabI have been a huge fan of Ravenwood Hall since having my wedding reception there (20 years ago now!) The food is consistently great, there is always a warm welcome and the gardens and surroundings are peaceful and beautiful. The garden/pool terrace is the perfect haven in summer to enjoy lunch and a cool drink.

Michael B - May 2011

Quotes tabReally good food and a great atmosphere. We have never been disappointed by the service or the quality

Irene O - May 2011

Quotes tabRavenwood is a most accommodating and enjoyable place to meet friends for a wonderful time with an excellent setting, superb food and wine.

Brian C - May 2011

Quotes tabWelcoming and comfortable atmosphere especially in the lounge. Attentive service. Excellent first courses.

Russell C  - May 2011

Quotes tabWe absolutely love Ravenwood Hall, everything about it is wonderful; the food, the unique ambience within a beautiful setting, and the brilliant staff. We try to go as often as we can, and thoroughly enjoy each time we go, it truly is one of our very favourite places to go in Suffolk.

Jackie H - May 2011

Quotes tabI have eaten at Ravenwood Hall many times, the food is quite simply, outstanding. However when you combine the beautifully prepared dishes with the welcome you receive and the attentive service it really does add up to a very wonderful experience. As a side note, my wife and Ned (our border terrier) stayed for a weekend last October, our wedding anniversary... I didn't want to leave.

 Iain C - May 2011

Quotes tabDinner at Ravenwood with 7 friends to celebrate my 50th - what can I say, superb food, lovely wine and excellent service - what a treat!

Caroline F - May 2011

Quotes tabI spend a lot of time travelling with my work and i am a regular visitor to Ravenwood Hall.I feel that there warm and friendly staff always make you feel welcome and the food is exceptional.

A.Ellis  - May 2011

Quotes tabI have always found both the food and service to be faultless, the hotel and grounds are superb. I return at every opportunity (not often enough for me)

Graeme M  - May 2011

Quotes tabI recently stayed at Ravenwood Hall and the evening meal was amazing. The staff were very professional, yet friendly, and the food was perfect. I am looking forward to visiting again soon.

Paul K  - May 2011

Quotes tabI've eaten in the Ravenwood Hall Restaurant with my family on several occasions this year and the food has been excellent wth exceptional service and hospitality. A family run hotel which is Very good value and thoroughly recommended.

 Peter L - May 2011

Quotes tabWe always enjoy the atmosphere at Ravenwood. The staff are helpful and attentive. The food is well presented, varied and delicious. The wine selection is excellent. We think the cost is very reasonable. We have taken many friends and family here and will continue to do so. Good luck.

Jean C  - May 2011

Quotes tabMe and my partner have eaten many times at this lovely location. We are always looked after superbly and the food is never short of outstanding. Fantastic wine fantastic service and fantastic food its a must try experience you will keep going back!

Kevin E  - May 2011

Quotes tabMy wife and I own a 5* guest house in North Wales and have stayed at Ravenwood Hall on several occasions. The breakfasts have to be eaten to be believed...they are superb and the evening restaurant is equally as good! Well done, Ravenwood Hall.

Derek S - May 2011

Quotes tabWe held our wedding reception here in Summer 2009 and were overwhelmed by the quality of the food and drink. We had such a fantastic time as did our friends and family that we make the effort to go back as often as we can as the food, surroundings and staff are so fantasic. Special mention to Yvonne the co-ordinator for her effort throughout and wedding experience.

Kat H  - May 2011

Quotes tabMy wife and I love the ambiance at Ravenwood, whether we take a party there or just go by ourselves the welcome is always the same, wonderful. We have never had a complaint, Craig Jarvis and his staff do a marvelous job. We even had our daughters wedding here.I take a car owners club there every Christmas and another party every February.

Nicholas C - May 2011

Quotes tabThe food is outstanding and the service has always been excellent. Nothing is any trouble for the staff and the atmosphere has been really good. I can’t rate the Ravenwood enough. Well worth a visit. This is my favourite place to eat in Suffolk. Would highly recommend.

sharon j  - May 2011

Quotes tabThe Ravenwood Hall Hotel provides all round excellence. The food, service and location cannot be faulted.

Trish M - May 2011

Quotes tabA very friendly, calm and warming atmosphere. The staff are pleasant and have time to talk to you. Lacking, I think in a lot of establishments. A bonus for us they take dogs and they are also welcomed. The food is hot, well presented and tasty.

 Alan V - May 2011

Quotes tabRavenwood Hall is the most elegant and beautiful venue for any special occasion rom a dinner or lunch to a wedding reception. The food is fabulous, the staff are great and the decor is individual. There is nowhere like it. I love it!

Ann K - May 2011

Quotes tabRavenwood hall is where we celebrate all our families special occasions the food,staff and grounds are amazing

chris k - May 2011

Quotes tabWe love Ravenwood Hall. We have taken many friends there for dinner and treat my in laws there for lunch as often as it is possible. We can highly recommend this as one of the best in Suffolk. Love the Black Lion in Long Melford too.

Mark C - May 2011

Quotes tabEating at Ravenwood is a treat each time. We also attended a wedding there which we thought was the most heavenly day.

Tina F - May 2011

Quotes tabWe Found the Staff very helpfull. The Manor is very charming and old worldly and beautiful. The grounds are magnificent and beautifully cared for.It was a picture of a place for weddings and celebrations. Which was happening every day we were there.

Sylvia Bolton  May 2011