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The Pelican Inn

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136 Norwich Road, Tacolneston NR16 1AL, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Nice pub, plenty of charm as you walk in, but room I stayed in wasn't a £70 a night standard at all, small and pokey with dated features and a bed that had seen better days, poor quality bed linen, clearly old and tatty and dated blankets (surely a quality quilt is the norm???) and pillows like teabags, not good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I booked The Pelican Inn because it was convenient as we were in the area but mainly because the restaurant was voted one of the top 50 best pubs in the UK a couple of years ago On the plus side, our room was lovely, nice furniture, very spacious although the husband kept banging his head on the low beams.... More 

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PelicanInnOwner, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We are very glad you were happy with your accommodation however it deeply disappoints us that your meal was not satisfactory. We appreciate all feedback and can whole heartedly tell you that this is not the usual service or level of food we produce and are saddened that you felt... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I stayed for one night. Very friendly and helpful staff (I had booked a twin room online but they offered to move me to a double room), wonderful to get a cooked full English breakfast, would highly recommend

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PelicanInnOwner, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this lovely Inn for one night. We found the staff very welcoming and friendly and it was extremely clean and homely. The food was great too with the breakfast provided having an array of different foods! Would definitely recommend it; a great option to visit Norwich without having to be in the city.

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PelicanInnOwner, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to review us, we hope to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Good hospitality to this lovely village pub. Only spent one night here but if I'm ever in the area again I will certainly book in again. Comfortable clean room with a respectable time for breakfast for the working man wanting to be on the road early ish. The only criticism was a poor choice of lagers but I did manage... More 

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PelicanInnOwner, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we hope to see you if you are in the area again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting friends for the weekend and were brought to the inn for an evening meal before our journey home. Walked in to a friendly welcome by the owner. Looked after extremely well by the lady who seemed to be doing everything in the bar/ restaurent.Had excellent food, great service even when I asked for chips with my chicken... More 

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PelicanInnOwner, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we hope to see you again. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Average pub grub with excellent real ales Food was ok and friendly staff Place looks a bit tired, I'd go again if passing also have rooms and nice big garden but again garden a bit scruffy Nice local pub though

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Worth travelling to enjoy a great meal, staff were very friendly and polite. Nothing was too much effort. This pub was recommended by a friend who knows what they are talking about. Food was well cooked and great choice. Would return again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

great food comfortable accommodation, pleasant staff, great choice of drink & menu thanks to all staff. very quaint characteristic building and good evening atmosphere. ideal stop over not too far from Norwich & the broads

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is the fourth time i have stayed here in the last 16 months. It is a very relaxed atmosphere the rooms are clean and have free wi fi as usuakl i had a lot of stuff to do on ghd laptop following business metings during the day. that finished i went down to the bar and had a very... More 

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