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The Waveney

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132/134 Bridge Road | Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 9JT, England
1502 573940
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't be put off by the old fashioned exterior and interior

Lovely home-cooked food. Went for Sunday lunch had lovely home made fish pie with vegetables - six different veg plus roast potatoes, all freshly prepared and piping hot. No room for pudding. My partner and his father had mince and onion pie and said it was just as good. Staff friendly. Kitchen... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely home-cooked food. Went for Sunday lunch had lovely home made fish pie with vegetables - six different veg plus roast potatoes, all freshly prepared and piping hot. No room for pudding. My partner and his father had mince and onion pie and said it was just as good. Staff friendly. Kitchen immaculately clean

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very good service and choices. I had vegetable lasagne, was the best I have had in a restaurant for a long time. The other ladies I was with all enjoyed their meals too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love the good here. Always come but lately the service I really don't know what has gone on. There is no friendly smiles, no one checking on your meals, no one asking for drinks we had to get up 3 times through our whole meal to get more drinks while they were having lovely little chat behind the... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My family and I are away on a weeks holiday and decided to eat our evening meal at the Waveney. Our initial thoughts were it's a friendly pub with a nice atmosphere but fairly standard. Having ordered our food the starters arrived quite promptly which was good, however the butterfly prawns were soggy and the prawns were actually RAW!!! We... More 

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Lowestoft
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Excellent meal and view.restaurant in large conservatory overlooking the river. Good choice of meals,cooked lovely and presented well!! Going again soon!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Came here in night out with family drink prices extortionate and not given proper measures either waited a while to be served

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Amazing service, beautiful food. Yrs the decor is 70's-80's but the quality of the food (fish and chips & chicken breast burger) was outstanding. Great bar/waiteress service. Lovely place. Will definitely visit and recommend.

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Birmingham UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This pub seems to be stuck in a time-warp around 1957 attracting pensioners for familiar food and dated décor. The beer was not the greatest and the pipes probably needed a good clean to show off the best of the local Adnams ale.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Excellent vaue for money. Bit old fashioned but nice. Food is very good value. Good service food nice and fresh and hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

What a great place, and terrific food laid on. Great friendly staff and atmosphere. Will return next year, if we want to get wupped at footy yet again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132/134 Bridge Road | Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 9JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
  • Phone Number: 1502 573940

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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