Sunday 19th June

Treat dad this Father’s day with a delicious meal in wonderful surroundings. We have won cask marque awards so he will also be able to enjoy a well deserved pint of the highest quality.

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The Wilford Bridge

The Wilford Bridge is located at the head of navigation on the River Deben and only a short distance from one of Britain’s most important archeological sites, Sutton Hoo. Enjoy local history, take a river walk then come make the most of our welcoming inn.


With exceptional, well maintained walks and beautiful local surroundings, our Inn is a perfect destination for those that enjoy fine food and drink in a traditional ambiance.


The exterior features a floral and pleasant fenced patio area, ideal for al fresco dining or enjoying a glass of wine or ale in the summer. The bar area is made complete with a roaring fire and plenty of alcoves which creates a traditional relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant is spacious and is ideal for large parties and with friendly, courteous staff you’ll be served quickly and efficiently

Spice-inn it up

Curry day every Tuesday and Thursday


Delicious homemade chicken curry laid on a bed of steamed rice with mini poppadoms. To make the curry the way you like it we give you a selection of sambals which include Bombay mix, coconut, mango chutney, tomato, cucumber, onions, mandarins and sultanas.

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Contact Details

This booking system is not entirely automated so should a suitable time slot not be offered or a table to seat more than 20 people then feel free to call one of our friendly team direct on 01394 386141 and we will endeavor to accommodate your requests or offer alternative options

Opening Times.

Monday-Saturday 11.00am until 11.00pm Sunday 12.00pm till 10.30pm.

Food served all day, everyday.

Melton Dog Walk

Pop out for a great walk and while you're at it, pay us a visit. We're dog friendly and always look forward to welcoming you.

2 Course Lunch For £10

Monday to Saturday Between 12pm and 3pm. Choose from either a starter and main course or a main course and dessert from our £10 menu. Menu changes weekly. Perfect for a great value lunch.

2 4 1 Sunday Roasts

Enjoy your traditional Sunday favourite without the washing up. Let us do the hard work and receive two roast dinners for the price of one from 4pm every Sunday. We also do a vegetarian roast [...]

Cask Marque

The Wilford Bridge is proud to announce that we have achieved a Cask Marque for our real ales.  All of our ales scored 100% and with our three hand pumps constantly serving a wide variety [...]

The Wilford Bridge
Wilford Bridge Road
IP12 2PA

01394 386141

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Job Opportunities

At Deben Inns we pride ourselves in the quality of food, drink and above all, service we deliver to our customers.

Our venues enjoy high accolade from our patrons and are appreciated as some of the best public houses and restaurants in Suffolk. With six venues within the Deben Inns group, there are always opportunities for hard-working, ambitious and motivated staff in all areas including:

Waiting, Bar & Kitchen Staff, Chefs and many more …












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Our suppliers

At Deben Inns we pride ourselves in using the highest quality products.
The majority of our suppliers are all based in and around Suffolk as we believe in sourcing the finest local produce and using the freshest ingredients possible in all of our dishes.

  • Brown and May, Eye
  • The Cake Shop, Woodbridge
  • Five Winds Farm, Melton
  • Foskers, Bucklesham
  • Fresh Pac, Halesworth
  • Lowestoft Shellfish, Lowestoft
  • Lacons, Lowestoft
  • Adnams, Southwold
  • Simpers, Ramsholt
  • Steele Fine Foods, Diss
  • Stokes Sauces, Rendlesham
  • Thomas Ridley, Bury St. Edmunds

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