The Eels Foot Inn

EastbridgeIP16 4SNLeistonUnited Kingdom

About The Eels Foot Inn

Nestled aside vast natural surroundings and optimal wildlife viewing areas stands the historic Eels Foot Inn.  In the village of Eastbridge near Dunwich, Aldeburgh and Southwold, this locale rests on the edge of RSPB Minsmere Reserve.

Six en-suite rooms are available at the Eels Foot Inn, varying in bed size and offering tea/coffee making provisions and flat screen televisions.

Hotel features comprise musical performances every Thursday the last Sundays of each month. Bicycle hire is available on-site as well as caravan space.

Dine in at the on-site pub for full menu fare as well as a variety of ales and wines.  Please note reservations are never taken.  The daily breakfast is always included in your room rate.

Don't miss nearby attractions of the Concert Hall of Aldeburgh Music, the Long Shop Museum, the Seizmond Gallery and the Red House of Aldeburgh, all less than fifteen minutes' drive from the hotel.


Eastbridge, IP16 4SN, Leiston, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1728)830154 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Stunning Location & Views.

For nature lovers, this is an idyllic spot to do some bird watching, scenic trail walking or photography. Superb proximity to Minsmere Nature Reserve, you can count on seeing active wildlife ranging from owls in flight to otters playing to deer locking h

Eats & Drinks.

Full menu fare is available at the pub, ranging from steak and mash to fish and chips or fried prawn and a healthy range of ales and wines.  Breakfast is a hearty, hot full English served up to your preference.  Portions may exceed your expectations, so p

Fun & Friendly Staff.

Always count on excellent service from these courteous and warm team members.  Nothing is too much trouble for them, and if they don't have room available, they will be certain to help find you a place!

Negative Reviews

Wet Trails/Paths.

Take care to book on dryer days as the beautiful nature trails are less inviting when they are underwater.

Slow Service.

This is not to place to come if you are in a hurry. Plan on waiting an hour or longer for meals.

Not The Best Food.

Some felt their meals were overpriced and consisted of overcooked/under cooked meats, dry breads and flavourless sauces.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 126 reviews