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ipswich rd | tasburgh, Norwich, England
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: pubfood

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great lunchtime meal

Called in as we were passing on A140 and looking for a lunchtime meal. Unfortunately I was driving so couldn't sample any of the nice selection of ales. My wife and I both had meals from the specials and thoroughly enjoyed them. Eating area was clean and the staff were friendly. Not the cheapest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
Mark T
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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English first
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Having in eaten in this great traditional pub more often than most for the last 4 years I thought it about time I told the world how good and consistent the food and service is here. The ingredients are sourced individually from all the best possible sources and no corners are cut in the pursuit of service. I cannot emphasise... More 

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Norfolk
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Have visited twice in last month and on both occasions the service and food was excellent. As good a steak as I have had for a long while. Cant understand the mixed reviews.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Called in as we were passing on A140 and looking for a lunchtime meal. Unfortunately I was driving so couldn't sample any of the nice selection of ales. My wife and I both had meals from the specials and thoroughly enjoyed them. Eating area was clean and the staff were friendly. Not the cheapest meal but not out of the... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times following a recommendation from the B&B I was staying in, so I was a little sceptical seeing such a mixture of reviews. Admittedly, it was a Tuesday, so the place was a little quiet, but it was clean, warm and friendly. As a steak lover, I was immediately drawn to the Sirloin so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I visited the countryman yesterday with 3 others on our way home from Norwich, back to Colchester. I was very pleasantly surprised by this place and am also surprised to see the bad reviews on here now. we arrived about 430 on a Sunday so missed the usual Sunday lunch rush and also Sunday dinner people. It was very quiet... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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265 reviews 265 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Four of us arrived for dinner and were warmly welcomed by all the staff and were offered drinks and escorted to our table. The menus cater for all tastes and the quality for food was excellent The bar is small and can interfere with discussions over dinner but I cannot fault the food or service and the prices are very... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Both managers were very rude, I took my baby with me and was told to leave as they didnt accept babies. Dont accept babies then have a sign. Would never reccomend this place, my baby wasnt even crying so dont see what the problem is.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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277 reviews 277 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Friendly and efficient service but the food is average bordering on good.the fish pie was lovely good quality home cooked dish but the veg was a bit limp.the fish and chips were Ok but let down by the greasy strange tasting powdery chips that didnt live up to their appearance.didnt have any puds.have been here a number of times in... More 

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I was feeling hungry and despite reading some not so good reviews on TripAdvisor decide to try the Countryman. The staff were very friendly and I was quickly given the menu and even the specials board was brought to the table. After advice from the waitress I decided to try the fish pie. I have to say I was a... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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265 reviews 265 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A nice typical country pub. Good selection of food at very reasonable prices Staff always friendly & helpful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ipswich rd | tasburgh, Norwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

pubfood

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