Miss you already….

See you on the other side!

The Government is advising us to do the right thing to beat Coronavirus. We are 100% behind doing whatever it takes to support our NHS and protect lives. We are still excited about the prospect of continuing to serve our communities, adding take-aways and village shops to our businesses – but for now, we think it is best to listen, cease all activities and give our teams the best chance of re-opening when the world returns to normal.


With a heavy heart we will be closing the side-doors on Chestnut’s pubs and restaurants from the evening of 23/03/20.


This is not goodbye from us… it is see you again soon, where we look forward to celebrating with you at the mother of all opening parties!!


Welcome to our  striking Victorian townhouse transformed into a fun and vibrant restaurant and cocktail bar with bedrooms in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. 

We are just a few moments’ walk from the iconic Abbey Gardens and offer our guests a fabulously eclectic setting to discover our locally sourced, seasonally inspired food and drink. 

We look forward to sharing The Northgate experience with you.

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Head Chef, Greig Young, seeks to craft Modern British menus that celebrate the fabulous provenance of East Anglia whilst also being aware of guests dietary preferences and priorities.


Guests are invited to sit back and relax throughout the day and into the evening. we offer breakfast, light bites, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. 


As with our food, we are aware of our guests varying, tastes when it comes to drinks, we hope you enjoy exploring our diverse wine list and sampling our seasonally inspired mocktails and cocktails. 

At the end of the day leave the drama behind and unwind in one of our 9 individually styled bedrooms. An oasis of calm our bedrooms are a home from home with an emphasis on luxury, comfort and tranquillity. All the while celebrating the original period features of our beautiful building from the original fireplaces to the sash windows. 

Amenities in our bedrooms include HD TVs, coffee machine, WIFI and Bramley products. 

Our bar celebrates our beautiful building's Victorian heritage with stunning tiling and a thoughtfully chosen wallpaper that connects the bar with our outdoor terrace - the largest in Bury St Edmunds. We have crafted a setting that encourages morning coffee, afternoon lounging and fabulous evenings to remember.

We have become known for our beautifully crafted cocktails - a reputation that we are both proud of and committed to being worthy of every time you visit.

We want to ensure we are considerate of our guests varying tastes when it comes to drinks. We hope you agree that our diverse wine list, wide-ranging gin collection and beautifully crafted cocktail list - including the low alcohol and alcohol free - do just that.