Welcome to the Cultural Capital of Suffolk.

Ipswich is home to some of the most exciting theatres and independent arts organisations in the East of England.

From hosting international festivals to nurturing local talent, welcoming national touring shows to creating inspiring new works; Ipswich’s art scene is always bringing inspirational, ambitious and entertaining shows to town.

Whether you love theatre, live music, dance, comedy, art, or performance; there is so much for you to see do and experience in Ipswich.

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A Passage To India

The best in town for Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine "We offer a wide selection of Indian, Bangladeshi and English cuisine and a good selection of fine wines. We aim to bring you large varieties of...

Alton Water

Suffolk's Largest Reservoir. Open 365 days a year, Alton Water provides a stunning backdrop for an activity-filled day out.  At Alton Water you can cycle, fish, walk, relax and enjoy the...

Applaud Coffee

Artisan coffee and home-baked cakes. Applaud Coffee was established in 2013 by Suffolk sisters Hannah and Beth. Set among the independent and artisan retailers of The Saints in Ipswich, they...

Arcade Street Tavern

A unique craft beer house in a beautiful historic Georgian town house in the centre of Ipswich. We have over 100 of the latest Craft beers, many are at the cutting edge of brewing from small...

Arlingtons

Unique cafe, bar and dining in the heart of Ipswich. Based in a beautiful historic building in the heart of Ipswich, Arlingtons is a great destination any time of day, from a relaxing morning coffee...

Asian and Afro

Asian food store with a colourful array of spices, sauces, pastes and exotic ingredients along with fruits, vegetables, pulses and international snacks and treats. ...

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Everything done here is inspired by Italy from the authentic Italian food to the easy going atmosphere, warm service and fresh design....

Aurora Bar and Restaurant

"With unparalleled views, modern British cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere, Aurora delivers an experience unlike any other." The bar is the perfect place for a coffee, cocktails or a glass of...

Bar Twenty One

A modern bar with an old skool twist located in the heart of Ipswich Town Centre on St Nicholas Street. If you love old skool music, join the Bar 21 DJ's at the weekend playing the classics....