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The Lane, Winterton-on-Sea NR29 4BN, England
+44 1493 393 305
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Thank heavens for this cosy retreat after a very cold walk on the beach. The pea and ham soup was just what was needed and came with tasty bread. Good beer as well, so we left feeling recovered!!

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Coventry,
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We called in on the off chance of getting seated and fed very much last minute.. The food we ordered was lovely. Fresh and hot ! The Fishermans is currently undergoing work (extension to the pub / eating area), this didn't impact on the service or food provided ! Only (minor) negative is parking can be a bit tricky, but... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I always enjoy visiting the fishermans return. The staff are all lovely, friendly and efficient and the vegetarian selection is very good . I have never experienced a bad meal here or had a bad experience and I review solely on my opinion . My family and visit regularly and will continue to do so to enjoy the wine, food... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Although the pub was operating a temporary kitchen which was fair enough, we felt that all the fried fish goujons were frozen. Perhaps to be expected on a midweek night in December but nevertheless a bit disappointing and certainly overpriced at £10.95.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Really enjoyed our lunchtimes in this pub,very friendly people and a good atmosphere. The food was excellent too.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This place always seems busy, but we didn't get the impression that they try that hard to please the customers, probably because they have a captive audience being the only pub in the village. The real ale was, well, average. The food was slightly better than average, but nothing special. The staff for the most part seemed uninterested in the... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

6 of us ate here last Saturday evening and as usual we all really enjoyed ourselves. Considering there is a temporary kitchen in place due to building work, the food was excellent with prompt and friendly service. The menu has been reduced (slightly) however there is still plenty to choose from and also 4/5 specials on the boards. All in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My parents come up to Winterton every year and my wife and I now make the trip with them too. We always pay a visit to the Fisherman's Return and this week it lived up to our expectations once more. The food was delicious, the portions large and the service attentive and polite. And all this at a very reasonable... More 

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Twyford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the Fisherman Returns during our stay in Winterton-on-Sea. The menu was smaller than normal as they have a temporary kitchen out front while a construction project continues at the back of the property. We walked in about 7.00 pm and, luckily, found the only available table for two. We were able to place... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband, my friend and I went to the fisherman's return today after a long dog walk on the beach. We normally go on a Sunday so it was lovely to go midweek when it wasn't quite as busy. They are currently refurbishing the kitchens so there isn't as an extensive menu as usual but the food was awesome as... More 

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Address: The Lane, Winterton-on-Sea NR29 4BN, England
Phone Number: +44 1493 393 305
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Winterton-on-Sea
Cuisine: Seafood, Pub

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