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The Lane, Winterton-on-Sea NR29 4BN, England
+44 1493 393 305
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We have never been disappointed at the Fishermans Return. Good walks over the heath and by the sea. Then lunch at the Fishermans. Cod and chips today - lovely. Wife had scampi and chips - enjoyed. Bro-in-law had madras - could have been hotter, he said. We will go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Barrie L
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This has been one of my favourite places to eat and drink for decades. It was always great for high quality home cooked food and well kept ales. I always make a point of visiting every time I'm back in the UK. Ownership changed hands a few years ago, after which I visited a few times and standards remained high.... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have never been disappointed at the Fishermans Return. Good walks over the heath and by the sea. Then lunch at the Fishermans. Cod and chips today - lovely. Wife had scampi and chips - enjoyed. Bro-in-law had madras - could have been hotter, he said. We will go again.

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Bolton
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good pub, great food, stayed next to this pub and had our evening meal their, food was good, plentiful and nicely priced. Dogs are welcome and in a great spot. Would recommend!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lovely starters and 7 of us ordered mains, only 1 crab left after the initially said 2 so changed on to a plaice then the staff said all of our mains were ready shall we bring them out, bought out the plaice and then no others for 40 mins, had to complain 2 or 3 times, so one member of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Was here for a wedding reception, a meal and a number of nights drinking, the service was excellent chatty and happy to help, although the menu is a little limited it has a specials board that changed over the week and the food was very nice. The range of beer was very good and kept well also a very nice... More 

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice food and good local beers. Friendly service. Dog friendly. The kitchen was experiencing problems whilst we visited, but they went to great efforts to provide a reasonably varied menu freshly cooked and well presented. Enjoyed all the meals I had.

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Welford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been meaning to write this review for some time. We ambled upon this delightful pub on a walk and decided to have a drink outside as the sun was out. A group on the next table were served what I can only describe as the best looking burger I've ever seen or smelt, I was faced with a... More 

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Horning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

we had a wedding this week end in the new part of the fisherman return. I got married 11 years ago there and I wanted to say how superb the place look. The service were excellent and friendly. We had our wedding lunch which was very good follow by a bbq which everyone enjoyed. I would like to say a... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

On a break to the area and had come for a drink here a few days before so decided to get some food here on a Sunday. Very dog friendly with lots of water bowls (very hot day!). Lady who I presume was manager or landlady came out and gave all dogs treats as well which was a nice touch.... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Overpriced and operated I agree with last review staff rude had to find a menu then ask for knife and folk offered no sauces found them ourselves on shelf we had the chicken burger certainly wasn't chicken breast ,bacon 1slice undercooked ,cheese? ,chips some hard ,the lady next to us had fish which you could see was dry and overcooked... 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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  • Address: The Lane, Winterton-on-Sea NR29 4BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Winterton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 393 305

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub

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