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The Buck Inn

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British, English, Contemporary, Pub
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55 Yarmouth Road | Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
+44 1603 434682
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone...
The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone flooring, open fires and beautiful soft furnishings, the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Buck is proud to offer you a good selection of real ales and home cooked gastro food. We can also cater for private functions and corporate events. A Lovely Beer Garden with River view sits proudly next to the Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church..
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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Had home made fish cakes served with chips and salad.Absolutely lovely.Warm and friendly service would recommend highly

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Craig E
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Norwich
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A very oldie worldie building, lovely food and very helpful staff. For those boating on the south broads, this Inn is a short walk from the free moorings at Thorpe Green, just outside Norwich.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

EXCELLENT! !! Very tasty good quality Tapas Food great service / staff Will definitely be returning for the next Tapas Night in May

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Recently visited, the pub is getting back to its old self with a new twist and wonderful new staff and manager and yummy food I had the fish which came with a lovely big bit of fish and chips and peas ,very nice and great price to, great place to visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Bar staff amazing.. Friendly, helpful. New landlady.. Miserable.. Hospitality is not her strong point. No welcome smile or hello just a look. The food was ok. Thats as good as I can give it really. Such a shame as this is a beautiful pub in an amazing location.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Would thoroughly recommended a visit. Great food and drink. The staff are really friendly and helpful.

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Norwich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had home made fish cakes served with chips and salad.Absolutely lovely.Warm and friendly service would recommend highly

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Decided to return to this traditional Thorpe pub after a couple of years absence. We enjoyed a very good quality and good value roast lunch. The meat was plentiful and the vegetables fresh and perfectly cooked. Under new owners, the atmosphere and service is very friendly and the pub is working hard to rebuild a good reputation. Don't understand previous... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great food great service great atmosphere,they really seem to Be getting the buck back to its best (well done,highly recommended)

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We re-discovered the Buck Inn recently and had a reasonable Sunday Lunch served by nice staff. It was OK and we enjoyed the visit, so we returned the following Sunday. This time we were served black carbonised Yorkshire Puddings, burnt roast potatoes and there was no crackling, even though we asked. No crackling with the pork. A skinless pig perhaps?... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Not much on the menu and all very bog standard. A disappointment. Staff friendly. Food was dry and bland. Think they are fairly new owners/managers, but have a long way to go to restore The Bucks former good reputation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Yarmouth Road | Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 434682

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 23
  • Cuisine: British, English, Contemporary, Pub

Description

The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone flooring, open fires and beautiful soft furnishings, the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Buck is proud to offer you a good selection of real ales and home cooked gastro food. We can also cater for private functions and corporate events. A Lovely Beer Garden with River view sits proudly next to the Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church..
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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