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The Gunton Arms

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Cromer Road, Thorpe Market NR11 8TZ , England
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The Gunton Arms
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here last Saturday, the evening was re arranged by Simone, the Front of House Manager following a problem the previous weekend, she appeared genuinely disappointed in and did all she could to make reparations for us. We were greeted warmly on arrival, the Loch Duart smoked salmon starter was wonderful, my husband and I both had sirloin steaks,... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at the Gunton Arms on Saturday following a recommendation from a friend, and were completely blown away by the fantastic experience we had. It was truly excellent and we received fantastic service and sensational food. When we arrived, we were able to have a drink in the lovely bar before having dinner, and took our drinks outside to... More

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Bungay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gunton Arms has clean comfortable rooms excellent food and well trained attentive staff BUT it also has the most rebarbative artwork display ever to grace a public space. It is overtly racist with images of pigs heads over laid with negroid features. Revolting images of vomiting - defecating ladies and that is just the dining rooms. Elsewhere there are images... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch for my wife's birthday...The food is without doubt up there with the best and the service is second to none. The only downside is I can't sit and eat there every day!!!!! Thanks to all the team,a big fat 5 stars from us!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this shabby chic charming hotel when coming all the way from Brazil for a wedding in the West Norfolk area. We were very surprised to find this tucked in hotel, overlooking a HUGE deer park. With no formal reception or staff we were welcomed by Marie who gave us the room keys that should stay in our possession... More

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax for a few days, great setting (deer park), beautifully decorated rooms, good food. The rooms are basic in some ways, no shower, no tv, no tea making facilities. However, there are several rooms for residents with tv, books and games and a tea station near the main kitchen. Whilst we were there the restaurant/pub was full... More

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North Walsham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn’t normally write a review but I feel I should share. We live locally and the Gunton arms ticks so many boxes as a great place to eat. BUT the last two occasions i’ve been in there the staff have been so rude! I took my grandmother at the weekend and she felt the bar staff were so abrupt... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our previous meals in both the restaurant and bar have previously been average. However, the location is good, tempting a further bar meal, this August. The meal started with a bowl of MIXED olives, comprising 95% pitted green olives. When questioned about a 'mixture', the chef apologised saying that's what had been received in the jar. To follow, we had... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Saturday with family for lunch, we did not pre-book so were restricted to the bar menu and sat outside. It is a superb location, especially on a sunny day. The food was excellent, not your standard bar meals but all the better for it. Staff were friendly and food & drink were not as pricey as I feared, pretty... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate in a private family room to celebrate a fortieth birthday. This room was excellent as it allowed the four children aged ten and under to amuse themselves away from the dining table before, between and after courses. this means no one else was disturbed and we could chat etc at ease. The food was excellent as were the... More

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Address: Cromer Road, Thorpe Market NR11 8TZ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thorpe Market
Also Known As:
The Gunton Arms Hotel Thorpe Market
The Gunton Arms Thorpe Market, Norfolk

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