Pop up Restaurants 2016

We are delighted to announce our next Bi-Annual event at

Woodfarm Barns, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk

26th, 27th, 28th February 201




Tasting Menu

Reception 19.30, Dining 20.00

To Begin

Bucks Fizz served with Home Smoked Salmon, Fennel Crème Fraiche

 Chef’s Amuse Bouche

Slow Cooked Blythburgh Pork Belly in Treacle, Quince Jelly

 Vegetable Course

Carrot ‘Sushi’, Pearl Barley, Leek Coulis

Fish Course

Thai Dover Sole Mousse, Glazed Scallops, Tamarind Consommé

Meat Course

Rib Eye of Beef, Savoy Cabbage, Sweet Potato, Shallot Jus

Fruit Course

Pineapple & Orange Spiced Cocktail, Pistachio Macaroons, Cassis Foam

Chocolate Course

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake, White Chocolate Sphere,

Salted Caramel & Ginger Ice

Cheese Course

A selection of Suffolk Cheeses courtesy of The Earsham Street Deli

To Complete…

Coffee, Teas, Fruit Tea, Truffles, Florentines

To book or enquire please contact us     07974 197430

Please get in touch for more information using the form below !

Testimonials from past Pop-up Restaurants

A lovely evening and enjoyed by all !!

Once again a wonderful evening, The food was superb and particularly loved the Beets (Gorgeous) & the Cardamon Parfait, What a wonderful Evening.. Thanks Mark….moving from strength to strength.


An amazing meal, thank you to all of your hard work which is very much appreciated!

from Sheldrakes & Clapsons

A meal to die for !! Thank you….back after necessitation for more !!

Just got better and Better after each course…Dessert to die for. 20 out of 10..See you again in May at White Colne Op-up..Cant wait

Enjoyed every mouthful!! amazing food, beautifully presented. Thank you so much Stacey & Matt Pearson

Very enjoyable, Beef was excellent and dessert great !! Looking forward to next time

The Wallers, Mays & Marquez’s

Some amazing past comments from guests at March’s Pop- Up at Woodfarm Barns, Suffolk  include –

“What a fabulous evening! We came with friends, enjoyed great food in a cosy, friendly atmosphere. Thank you so much Carl, Mark and the team….. we will be back! – John & Nicky

“Wonderful experience, great food, great company” – Rob & Julie

“Fabulous!!! Great food, great company, great venue! Can’t wait til next time” – Bryan

“I loved the food, I loved the ambience, what a great night. Can we come back again please?” Edward & Julie xx

“Great food and a fab night” – Tim

“A lovely evening! we always admire the house when we run past and now we’ve eaten in it!” Lucy & Richard

“Wow! What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday lunchtime. Delicious food served in a beautiful setting. Couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome” – Sally

“What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday! Fabulous! Beuatiful and absolutely delicious! Thank you!!!” – Caroline

“Another fanstastic meal, beautful food, wonderful service and perfect company. A wonderful afternoon. We will be back. Thank you” – Ian

“Third time! Still amazing and full of surprising flavours and stunning presentation” – Marcel

“Absolutely delicious! Particularly the Thai Green Dover Sole Mousse, but also the sweet fennel salad. Our second visit and we were not disappointed! Five stars in all departments!!” – The local B&B Owners :-)

“A year since our last visit and we hope we will be in the area more to take advantage of the next wonderful feast! So many wonderful flavours, beautifully presented. We really enjoyed the afternoon and will definitely be back” – John & Marion

“Our first time at the Pop Up and ….. WOW! You won me round to fennel and tiramisu! The flavours were just delicious; subtle combinations that worked to enhance each plate and the menu overall. I’m a huge fan of the Dover Sole Mousse too! Thank you so much and looking forward to meeting you again in November! Best wishes and many thanks! – Fiona & Rob x

What a lovely way to spend a Sunday !, Fabulous, Buaetiful and absolutely deliciuous!! Thank you, Caroline.

“Our 5th visit to Woodfarm Barns to enjoy 7 course of outstanding food. Carl, your vision of making guests feel so welcome and offering another dimension to their stay never ceases to amaze us. The meal is a must and please let us know when the next one is” – Neil & Sarah

“Had a great weekend, topped off by the Pop Up Restaurant. Great food! Full of fresh produce of good quality. Thanks Carl & Mark for a wonderful time!” Colin & Sheila

“Thank you once again for a wonderful peaceful break to recharge our batteries and eat wonderful food cooked by Mark at the Pop Up Restaurant. We are slowly trying all the barns!” – Fran & Mark

“Our 6th visit to Woodfarm Barns and another Pop Up Restaurant. As always, so very enjoyable. Marks food is superb – delicate dishes, beautifully presented. A work of art! Carls welcome never fails and he always treats people like long lost friends” – Jenny & Derek

“Thank you for a lovely evening, the food was delicious. I loved some of your combinations; duck perfect and panacotta – yum-yum” – Angela

“Six of us came for the evening and it was one of the best dining experiences of my life! Amazing venue & food! I will be back ASAP. Thank you guys” – Adam, Layla, Jon, Alex, Dave & Nic. X

“Great to be back again and we have eaten so well – as ever. Thank you” – Chris & Caroline

“An amazing achievement, great variety, very good quality and a fantastic venue. Really enjoyed the experience” – Steve and Lesley

” Another wonderful evening with food to match. Congratulations!!!” – Colin & Sheila

“Superb and exciting food – great F.o H and home. We will be back” – Val & crew

“What to say! Great food & great atmosphere. When do we come back?” – Rupert and Felicity

“What a wonderful surprise this meal was! A real delight. We are a party of 8 to celebrate a birthday and what delicious food we enjoyed. Thank you so much. Varied, interesting, innovative, our vegetarian friend was equally catered for. I would love to think that I will get the chance to enjoy your food again soon. Congratulations to all your team. It’s a winning formula” – Sarah

“Amazing food. Amazing day. Highly recommended. Much enjoyed, delicious food!”

“Lovely food, great service, lovely waiter/ waitress (haha, that’ll be me and my daughter! – Carl). A lovely personal touch for a 70th birthday. Very special” – Josh

“Keep up the good work!” – Erin

“Great food, so relaxed and enjoyable. Great service. Great combination. A huge success! Will hope to see you again soon” – Charlie and David

“Great people, Great food, lovely service…what more could you ask!!!?”

“Thank you Mark for providing such a wonderful feast. The flavours of each didh were just amazing. We hope to repeat the evening soon.” Sheila and Allan

“Thank you for a lovely meal. Beautifully balanced food and very enjoyable.” Margaret and Bill , Christine and Richard

“Excellent food, beautifully presented and well served. Ian, Deborah, Robert and Sally.”

“Wonderful occasion, Excellent food in a great environment, Really enjoyed. Very friendly & efficient service.”

“We all really enjoyed the menu. Beef was fantastic and veggie options great too.. Would recommend”

“Wonderful meal. Thank you…Ceps were fantastic Yum”

Thank you for a really enjoyable meal. Some fantastic food in a brilliant location. Can’t wait for the next one. Jon and Alex

A most enjoyable evening with good company and marvelous food in a relaxed environment. Graham and Francis x

Very many thanks Mark for another fabulous meal. We had a superb evening and will look forward to the next one. Jenny and Derek.

Thanks for the delicious meal, warm friendly atmosphere and excellent company. Myra and Adrian.

I know all the superlatives have been trotted out many times but you’ve done a terrific job with the barns and the meal was delicious. So nice to have a really imaginative meal in a relaxed atmosphere without feeling uncomfortably full at the end and no driving home. It would appear that you have cast your magic over everyone in our party, as we’d all like to return one day! Frances, on behalf of all of us x

Another visit to the Granary and to eat at Carl & Mark’s Pop UP Restaurant again. This is a great experience with superb food and cookery lesson with Mark. Definitely recommended. You have a winning formula and we wish you the very best for the future. All in all, a great weekend, very many thanks to you both. Jenny & Derek

Thank you so much for a really enjoyable meal. Can’t wait for the next one. Katie & Alex

Thank you Carl & Mark once again for your fantastic hospitality, wonderful barns and superb food, ‘Pop Up’ style! We loved it all and hope to see you soon. Fran & Mark x

What a fabulous way to spend a Sunday. Food was incredible – so many flavours and looked fantastic. Thank you so much. Lucy & Michela

A wonderful Sunday lunch, the pork was to die for – all in all a beautiful subtle blend, leaving us with a nice contented warm feeling! Thank you. Tony & Kathy

Surprise birthday lunch at Woodfarm Barns. Food excellent, served in a Grade two-listed cottage. Wonderful day. Sheila & Colin

A wonderful experience. Delicious Food, beautifully presented with a fantastic range of flavours. John & Marion

A perfect way to spend my birthday. Superb seven courses in a relaxed atmosphere. Thank you! Mark & Family

Thank you for the most delicious meal, warm, friendly atmosphere and excellent company. Can’t wait until next time. Myra & Adrian


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