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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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  • 8
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  • 2
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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
Most recent review
Bit of a let down

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
paukei
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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English first
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food at this restaurant is good value for money but is more pub grub than restaurant quality ( this is normal i suppose as it is first and foremost a pub ). There is parking on the street outside and also on a car park 100 yards away .

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Visited here Friday night as we were staying at The Wherry just up the road, we went into the bar side, which has a darts board and a pool table. It is decorated quite heavily with football memorabilia, however the restaurant side has a much homelier feel... The food is served in huge portions, like pub food used to be... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

we walked into the waveney to a lovely warm bar as outside was freezing service was quick the lady behind the bar was polite and welcoming and the glass was clean a fine menu was advertised but we were pushed for time maybe next time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

great food. fairly priced excellent service try the ribs!! awesome! eaten here many many times and its never been any different.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

while the staff were quite busy, the place lacked character. We wasnt greeted with a 'hello', a smile would have sufficed! The food made up for it however.

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lowestoft
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

the Waveney pub in Oulton Broad is first class the staff are friendly and polite the menu is good with something for every one if you like steak try the rib eye or the sirloin(yum) I recommend this place.

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Essex
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Six of us for Saturday lunch. We had a variety of main courses and all were very good. My steak and ribs were excellent. Good prices.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lovely place near the broads good food and drinks friendly staff.. Can recommend the mix grill if ya fancy a good feed πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‰πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸ

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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Sunday Lunch, Meat was straight off supermarket shelf, Potatoes not cooked, Yorkshire puddings and French beans were ok, carrots and broccoli stewed to death. Desert nearly average, despite waiting 25 minutes. Will not be going back.

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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 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: British

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