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The Woolpack Fornham St Martin

The Street, Fornham St Martin, Bury St. Edmunds TL 852 670, England
01284 753380
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Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 18, 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

The Sunday roast was good and the food was nice and hot and was exactly as it said on the tin. There were no pretentions. It is really just a very ordinary pub, which seems to be the focal point of the small village of Fornham St Martin. The Landlord introduced himself and was very welcoming, and the other staff... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Called here for a drink ,it's just an ok kind of pub,very busy ,staff in a bit of a flap ,didn't try the food so can't comment on that

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Lancing, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service.The landlord couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful - we presented him with quite a challenge seating wise: one wheelchair one highchair and six people and he sorted it immediately. Would definitely recommend

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

the staff are in too much of a rush ... they are rushed off their feet the service was ok but could have been better ..

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Been a while since I went to the Woolpack as I normally go to the Cadagon Arms - greeted by a very pretty blonde lady and loved the look of the place . the manager was also vey pleasant and helpful. the food however was so close to being very good but the detail let it down. we had beef... More

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Great Barton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Requested tap water with meal but was told 'Do you know what it tastes like!" and replied Yes as live in this area but...was never brought the water. This actually put my friend and I off and would not go again.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Had to organise a post funeral reception and The Woolpack was suggested as a possible venue. It is only a 6 or 7 minute drive from West Suffolk Crematorium and the side room was perfect for two dozen people. Graham the Landlord laid on a finger buffet which was of good standard. If you need a small venue for such... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Basic food, under seasoned and just a lack of care around the whole place. It's a shame as it could have been a lovely little village pub.

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London, United Kingdom
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81 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Last week we held a reception here at short notice for a very large number of people. Graham, the landlord could not have been more accommodating and helpful, he went out of his way to make sure everything was just perfect for us. The staff were helpful and friendly and the food and drinks excellent. Many many thanks for all... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My wife and I were recently recommended to eat at the Woolpack .when we arrived staff were most helpful and we were taken to our table.The atmosphere was excellent and people friendly.The food was served and presented well and was of the standard that I would have expected in a high quality resturant and was refreshing to find the same... More

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