Whether you're looking for a place to eat, somewhere to shop or a retreat to relax and unwind in, Ipswich has a range of businesses only too happy to help.

Search our directory to find out more about our town centre businesses and other leisure pursuits.


Food and Drink

From stylish waterfront bistros and authentic global independents to traditional Suffolk pubs and


Places to Stay

HOTELS From luxury waterfront and countryside suites to cosy budget hotels and


Things to Do

Home to cutting-edge arts, vibrant entertainment and historic buildings along with a a grand



Discover your favourite brands and plenty of quirky indie stores and passionate small businesses


Health and Beauty

Feel fit, healthy, relaxed and beautiful with the help of Ipswich's health and beauty businesses;


Experience Finder

Ipswich is home to some of most creative, exciting and inspiring arts & entertainment in the East




Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park sits at the heart of Ipswich; it is within easy walking distance of the town’s fantastic waterfront and the main shopping district of the Town Centre. The park is host to the wonderful...

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Welcome to Allen Gardiner, the River Cruise Restaurant offering brunch, lunch, sunset and candlelit dinner cruises along the River Orwell from the historic Ipswich Waterfront. Sailing all year...

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...

Andrews Jewellers

Whether you require a small gift for a loved one or wish to purchase an exquisite item of jewellery, J.G. Andrews are always pleased to welcome you to their Buttermarket shop. Situated next to The...

Anglia Karting

Anglia Indoor Kart Racing has been established for more than 28 years. During that time we have earned a reputation for providing the finest high-speed entertainment in the area. With our indoor...

Anglia Research

Anglia Research is one of the world's leading providers of probate genealogical services to the legal profession. We are recognised as global experts in our field, specialising in tracing and...

Ann Summers

Sexy, Daring, Provocative & Naughty – We push boundaries & buttons to give our customers exactly what they want. Ann Summers is an iconic empire and multi-channel retailer....

Antonio Giovanni

We have been trading in Ipswich for over 25 years and pride ourselves on tailoring our hairdressing to clients individual needs in a relaxed and fun atmosphere....

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...

Aqua Eight

Aqua Eight offers destination dining with its ultra-stylish design and its fusion of cuisine from across Asia. Aqua Restaurant provides lunchtime and evening dining with Pan Asian cuisine.  A...