Wsh House 2

The Wash House Studio

7 Coastguard Cottages

Quay Street

Orford, Suffolk, IP12 2NX

Tel: 01394 450959


Our favourites, places we love and all in walking distance of the studio.

Project name and description

The King’s Head Pub/Restaurant


Just about facing the Market Square, on the road into the village.


Recently changed hands and we haven’t yet tried their new food menu but it is a very good pub. Generally an atmospheric place to spend an evening.


Tel: 01394 450271




The Orford General Store


On the right as you enter the village set back from the road and opposite the King's Head


Owned by Sue, it is open every day including the PO for almost all your needs from crabbing to wine and for cash !!!


Tel: 01394 450219 / Open every day

General store

Pump Steet Bakery


The pink building on the Market Square, owned by Frances, daughter Joanna and Chris the baker. Lots of artisan breads, pastries and other foods along with a cafe with plenty of seating inside and out.


Closed Monday and Tuesday


Tel: 01394 459829


The Jolly Sailor Pub/Restaurant


Especially popular with those who arrive in Orford by boat and has regular Friday evenings with the Quay Street Whalers making an appearance at about 9pm. Probably best to book in the Summer months.


Exiting the lane, turn right and stop before you fall in the sea! Next door is the Jolly Studio for gifts and seascape paintings by Jeremy.


+44 1394 450243


Orford Country Market


Held every Saturday morning in the Town Hall on the Market Square 9.30-1.00, although best not to go too late. We normally go between 9.30 and 10.


Great locally produced foods of all sorts including eggs veg’, pastries, cakes, crab and lobster, preserves and chutneys plus plants and crafts. Eat them here or take home.

The Wash House toiletries come from here – Honeybee Natural Beauty.


Collect a ticket as you enter and pay for everything at one time as you leave.


Tel: 01394 459415


the-jolly-sailor- Crown & Castle Orford

The Crown and Castle


The C&C was until recently co owned by TV personality Ruth Watson, David Watson and Tim Sutherland.


If you fancy a real quality meal while you are here, then this is the place.


Bookings are essential.


Tel: 01394 450205