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The Pelican Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   136 Norwich Road, Tacolneston NR16 1AL, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a most lovely relaxing weekend at The Pelican Inn. Very warm greetings from Esther, Bryn upon arrival. Our room was everything we expected. We had dinner in the restaurant on our first night and we so enjoyed the food, wine and atmosphere that we booked in for the second night too. The Pelican Inn was perfectly located... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Visited for a Sunday lunch for 4 of us. This is not our first trip to the pub and every time we love the feel of the place with a rustic English pub feel with a lovely open fire in through to the contemporary and homely feeling restaraunt in the rear of the pub. Fantastic and beautifully cooked roast beef... More

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Diss, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Visited on a Friday night to celebrate my wife's birthday. Could not have gone to a better place. Friendly service and good beer at the bar followed by a great meal in the restaurant. We had pork belly and sirloin steak which turned out to be quite filling and almost passed on the desserts which would have been a mistake... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This place is a little out of the way but well worth the effort. I was on business. Great Beers on draught, a great restaurant that could match the best of them. Awesome breakfast, nothing to much trouble here! Stayed the night night in one of only 4 rooms. Relatively basic accommodation in my room but clean, tidy and in... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Search out The Pelican! On a damp December today, the roaring fire and great atmosphere made for a delicious light lunch with a steak baguette that melted in the mouth. Top value, great food! The menus were tempting and looked delicious. Very good value - we shall return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Went on a Sunday late afternoon, were more than accommodating! Was a last minute booking for a table of 8 and they put us in room We asked for and also had a few fussy eaters and offered them anything form main menu rather than roast! Very attentive but not hanging around, highly recommend. The roast beef and was beautiful!... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Visited on 29 November and stayed over. Really friendly place. Great atmosphere. Had fish and chips which were great and the cheese board (always a barometer for a place in my judgement) which was one of the best I've ever had. Beer was great. Good choice. Real ales. Hope to visit again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We booked a table for 8pm and were told we would have to wait an extra 10 mins as they were busy. We weren't seated until 9.10pm and when the food arrived we were slightly disappointed in the quantity of food and the chef's seemed to have added too many extra items unnecessarily. My spicy burger with jalapenos had a... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Me and my partner went to the Pelican last Friday 15th November 13, bit quiet but still had a nice atmosphere, the service was good and we were asked a couple of times during our meal if every thing was alright.....the food was good although the start I thought was more of a main meal but im not complaining about... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We visited The Pelican for Sunday Lunch. We were a big group of 14 including 5 children, but they seemed confident they could cope with us when I booked. The food was excellent - good choice, decent value and very good quality. And the pub itself very nice with a big wood fire and smart restaurant area. The service was... More

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Address: 136 Norwich Road, Tacolneston NR16 1AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Tacolneston
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Tacolneston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Pelican Inn 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A beautiful 16th-century free-house, full of charm, cosiness and character. Roaring log fire in winter months, award winning garden in summer months. Clean, friendly and welcoming, with an excellent range of local real ales, 36 single malts and 10 wines by the glass! Clean, modern rooms. Local real ale bottle shop stocking over 100 real ales. 40 cover restaurant offering good, British food all cooked from fresh , with a non frozen food policy (except peas and ice creams). All rooms are booked on a bed and breakfast basis, offering all rooms with en-suite shower and wc facilities. Wifi free.. Opening traditional country pub tuesday to saturday 12 - 2pm / 5 - 11pm and then sunday 12-4pm ... more   less 
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