The Forge Kitchen

The Forge Kitchen

1-3 Duke St
United Kingdom


Located near the Ipswich waterfront, The Forge Kitchen smokehouse and bar serve coffee, craft cocktails, brunch, lunch, craft beers, Sunday roast, carefully selected wines, and more. The best flavour is achieved by cooking food the way nature intended, using smoke and fire.

Bertram Black and Eve Hegarty run are responsible for the unique creations you’ll find on the menu. Eve typically travels all over in search of the finest ingredients, while Bertram tends to the fire and the delicious flavours it cooks up. 

Special Offers and Events

The Forge Kitchen is now available for private events on Mondays and Tuesdays. Scholars from Suffolk New College and the University of Suffolk are eligible for a 20% discount on their meals. 

The Forge is a superb place to celebrate all sorts of seasonal events throughout the year, including Christmas and New Year celebrations, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and, of course, birthdays and anniversaries. 

Poker by the Forge

Be on the lookout for the custom playing card that will accompany your bill. It may just be a small treat. We have a prize board where you can win one of our superior craft drinks, a free coffee, or even a meal for four if you collect the hands listed on it.

Bubbly Brunchin’

Every Saturday, from 10 am to 12:30 pm, we offer Bubbly Brunch for just £15 per bottle of Prosecco. Select any Brunch meal, and you’ll get bubbles!

The Great British Roast

Every Sunday from 13:00, you can enjoy a Roast Rosemary with Lemon Chicken or Roast British Beef served with cavolo nero, crispy roast potatoes, honey-roasted carrots, and cauliflower cheese.

Additional Features

Outdoor Seating

Wheelchair Accessible

Highchairs Available

Wine and Beer

Free off-street parking 

Full bar serving alcohol

Dog Friendly

Free Wifi

Gift Cards Available

Live Music

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