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Bird in Hand

Certificate of Excellence
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English, Contemporary, Pub
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Church Road, Wreningham NR16 1BJ, England
+44 1508 489438
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Good for:
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 167
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Much better visit this year 2015

We visited here for our anniversary meal with friends on the 24th of March Great service, with smiles, even left a card on the table for us. Service was quicker this time, last time being very slow, but no issues for us this time. Quality of food was great, and quality more than adequate for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
kbhanapsh
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france
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
france
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We visited here for our anniversary meal with friends on the 24th of March Great service, with smiles, even left a card on the table for us. Service was quicker this time, last time being very slow, but no issues for us this time. Quality of food was great, and quality more than adequate for most people. I recommend this... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fantastic friendly staff.Lovely food.Great atmosphere,Enjoyed our evening,was nice to have meal & not feel as though we were being rushed,will definitely return again.

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

What a lovely review thank you, We think our staff and food are great, and it is always a huge pleasure for us to have this confirmed by our guests who are after all, the best and most important judges. So again, many thanks and please come back and see us again soon. More 

Norwich
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We've been here a number of times and each time the food has been superb, chosen from a great menu and specials board. The staff are friendly and helpful and the pub is very nice.

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

When we read reviews such as yours, it gives us great pleasure and encouragement, so on behalf of all of us at the Bird................. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!! Please visit us again soon! More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Excellent menu. Good range of real ales. The delicious food we had was well cooked, well presented and plentiful. Very friendly and efficient staff. Very good value for money. Fully recommended. We will return next time we are in the area.

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you were happy! Many thanks for your kind review, hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A group of six friends had lunch today at the Bird in Hand and it was lovely. The food was hot and delicious. Service was very good and the staff welcoming. A traditional English pub, it is quite hard to find but definitely worth the effort. We have dined here in the past in the evening and been extremely happy... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very complimentary review, it was both encouraging and a pleasure for us to read. Delighted that you enjoyed your visit to The Bird, and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back again soon. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We rang to book a table around noon for that evening due to being let down elsewhere. Staff bent over backwards to get us a table. Friendly, warm greeting by all staff and a good selection of drinks and an excellent menu with specials. Fresh, cooked to order so happy to wait a little longer for the food. Very tasty,... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us. As for 'spiddy' we are very happy that he has gone to a good home!! See you again soon we hope! More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The 5 of us are here on a Saturday evening we had an absolutely brilliant meal. I would definately recommend this restaurant to anyone. The food was very fresh and we didn't feel rushed to get my it so others could be seated. We the the first ones in restaurant and last one out they are lovely staff and would... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your evening with us at the Bird, and we hope that you will come back and see us again soon, Looking forward to seeing you, and thank you for your kind review. More 

Brighton
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Visited on a chilly February evening. The pub had a nice vibe and a good selection of ales. Staff on duty were friendly, dressed smartly and very welcoming. Food was delicious - duck breast and dauphinoise potatoes were excellent and the rump steak was delicious with proper steak cut chips. Treacle tart also excellent, as was the chocolate mousse. If... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

Your review was a delight for us to read and we are very grateful to you for taking the time to post it on this site. We hope to see you back soon at The Bird in Hand, and again, many thanks More 

Diss, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have only signed up to trip adviser because of the owners response to A L review. I was one of the people in this party and I'm afraid the service was extremely slow, the desserts were not very nice and when I complained I was told that the three chef's had tried them after my complaint and in their... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

We listen to all criticism here at The Bird, and where feel it is justified and fair will do our utmost to put things right and make any necessary improvements. We are not delusional, never complacent and are happy to make amends if we fail in our efforts. We are a family business and are committed to ensuring that all... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Starters and mains for all five of us were good although slow to order and receive. Desserts were a disaster. The cheesecake that claimed to be home baked was powdery and the brulee's were bland in flavour and burnt. The member of staff we complained too did apologise and said that the cheesecake was tasted by the chef and was... More 

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GeeEmm, Owner at Bird in Hand, responded to this review

This review is not only misleading, it is also inaccurate and unfair. We have contacted Trip Advisor to have it removed from the site. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Road, Wreningham NR16 1BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wreningham
  • Phone Number: +44 1508 489438

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
  • Cuisine: English, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?