Behind the Scenes at AuroraThanks to our brilliant kitchen team, each Aurora dish is made from scratch using only the highest quality of ingredients.
We use free-range pork tenderloin from a farm in between Ipswich and Lowestoft, stuffed with mushrooms and spinach.
Sit back and watch how this seasonal dish is created.
Artist, illustrative designer and social entrepreneur Emily Tan has created this amazing artwork; 'The King', which hangs proudly in our bar.
A lover of bringing ideas to life, you can see more of Emily's work on her website: www.emilytan.co.uk.
Starter of the Season
PRESSED DUCK LEG
duck ham, watermelon, yuzu tapioca, espelette, water chestnut
ChampagneWe have a range of eight Champagnes and sparkling wines on offer to suit even the most discerning of palates, including Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and Taittinger Prestige Brut Rosé.
Available by the bottle or by the glass (Rocco Prosecco and Taittinger Brut Réserve only), a glass of something sparkling is the perfect way to begin your visit to Aurora.
Private Dining RoomDid you know Aurora has a private dining room available for hire all year round.
This room can be used to celebrate birthdays, engagements & wedding anniversaries or it can even be used for Corporate Events. The room offers space for up to 20 guests, spectacular waterfront views & direct access to our free car park.
For more details or to book, please call 01473 857027
Cocktail of the Moment
At Aurora, we are very passionate about not only our food but also our cocktails.
The Cocktail of the MOMENT is:
Absolut Original, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, Pineapple Juice
In memory of Prince
Aurora Cocktail HourTwo Cocktails for £10
on cocktails marked with *
Available Wednesday & Thursday 5-7pm, Friday 5-6pm, Saturday 4-5pm, Sunday 6-7pm, expect during special events.
We also offer 3 bottle beers for £10!
Buy 6 bucket Corona for £20!
First AnniversaryWay back in November 2013, we celebrated our first anniversary.
As a thank you to all of our supporters, we created a special seven course tasting menu featuring highlights of the past year. It was a fantastic evening and please enjoy watching our video of the event.
Thank you to everyone that supported us and we look forward to continued success.
Let's Drink To ThatOur two fully stocked bars, custom-made by Orwells Furniture, are the hub of both floors. Our bottled beers include Corona, San Miguel, Becks, Peroni and Budweiser.
We also have Kozel, Peroni, Aspalls, Guinness and Adnams Southwold Bitter on draught via our specially imported beer pumps from Italy.
Main of the MonthCHICKEN
sweetcorn, shiitake, pickled pear, crispy wing, cornbread, leek
The Aurora ExperienceTo have a taster of what the Aurora experience is & to have a tour please click the link.
Dessert of the DayWHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
raspberry jam on toast, almond, basil jelly
Get into the SpiritAt Aurora, we stock 16 different kinds of vodka, including Grey Goose and Belvedere, 8 types of gin and over 10 types of whiskey. The bar staff have been well trained to recommend which flavours will work well together and best compliment the food.
If you’d like to try something new, we’d be delighted to recommend or, equally, if you have a particular fondness for a favourite tipple, we will deliver.
Head ChefJoe has been working in accomplished kitchens for many years, all over the world. Joe has a passion for fine dining, with vast experience working in restaurants with Michelin Stars and 3 AA Rosettes. He is now bringing his vision of high quality ingredients and sophisticated dining to Aurora.
Corporate events at Aurora
From coffee mornings and cocktail evenings to networking and client entertaining, Aurora is the ideal place for you next corporate event.
With our versatile space spread over two floors and a private meeting room also available, we can cater to your requirements - whether you're hosting 10 people or 100.
Download our corporate pack here
to find out more.
Raise Your GlassWith a wide and varied wine list, our staff are more than happy to advise which wines will best compliment your dish. For instance, we have a Errazuriz 1870 Sauvignon Blanc which is a lovely easy drinking wine - the flavours (herbs, cut grass and tropical fruit) all balance very well together.
And if you fancy something slightly fruiter, the Red Knot Chardonnay is unoaked to show off the diversity of grapefruit, lime juice and minerals.
Chef's TableDining with a difference.
At Aurora, we offer a complete dining experience. And it's with this in mind that we have created a unique Chef's Table experience. Simply tell us your budget and we will create a bespoke, unseen, menu paired with excellent wines to compliment the flavours. There may also be other surprises along the way...
Call us to discuss (01473 857027)
Sunday BestEvery Sunday we offer a choice of two roasts, in addition to our A La Carte menu. Priced at £19.50 for two courses or £23.50 for three courses, there will always be the traditional Roast Beef with either Roast Pork or Lamb to choose from.
So why not sit back, take the weight off and let us do the hard work for you.
Live music sets Aurora apart. From jazz and soul to funky beats and house, there’s live, local talent to suit everyone.
To see the full calendar, visit the 'what's on' section.
Careers at AuroraIf you're enthusiastic about great food and fantastic service, and would be keen to join our growing team, then please email a CV and brief covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We're currently looking for bar staff, commis waiters and a hoster/greeter to join the team.