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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch in oulton

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Andi M
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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English first
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The meal was a typical pub meal, nicely cooked, no complaints. A lively pub with a good selection of beers. One slight dislike was smokers outside in the doorway of the only entrance.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I regularly visit the Waveney but on the last two occasions the standard was very poor. The first visit 11 of us were booked in on a Thursday night and we waited 1hour 30mins for our food to arrive. There were only two members of staff serving the food and minding the bar. Myself and my partner went back again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

The interior is very pleasant, cosy and feels like a proper English pub. Friendly and relaxed staff and a quiet atmosphere make for a nice place to visit. The food menu looks great on paper and there are daily deals and discounts, making it quite affordable. Nice selection of local beers to try too. Unfortunately the food was a bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

As we were visiting family in lowestoft we needed a large table to fit everyone around.when we arrived a table had been reserved,young staff in pub serving were very helpful and polite,had the sunday roast dinner which was nice lots of it,nice veg lots of gravey which is good. The only thing i was dissapointed about was the chocolate cheesecake,when... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A group of 8 of us went here for a meal having been a couple of times before and enjoyed it. Sadly this time a couple of issues let it down. A bad first impression for myself was after ordering a red wine spritzer to be told they were out of red wine, so I had a rose one, then... More 

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Additional Information about The Waveney

Address: 132/134 Bridge Road | Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 9JT, England
Phone Number: 1502 573940
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • 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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