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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to the Fishermans return a few times when we come to Yarmouth, The food is always been hit and miss it's very very good I'll be in bed. This time we were told it was going to be a bit of wait just under an hour, it's only that been under two hours,we would prefer that they said they... More 

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1 Thank Raf1954
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

read all the negative reviews,and as 1st time visitors to the area we can only describe our experience as it was, we thought it was nice that it is dog friendly pub that is quite modern inside but without losing its historic charm. Food was good, nice portions sizes too, didn't have to wait that long at peak time either.... More 

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2 Thank Colliechops
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Massive portions of food, not the most cost effective meal. Onion Rings were fabulous Cheesy Chips were massive and good value Kids lasagne miss heard by bar staff and became adult, far far to much for a 12yr old. Fisherman's platter was disappointing and tasted like frozen product. Similar for the Whole tail scampi, I beg to differ as this... More 

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3 Thank Jonn S
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this pub for a late Saturday lunch. Having read a previous review I was not expecting much. However I was pleasantly surprised by the food. I had smoked salmon and my friend had sea bream. They were both excellent and so much we couldn't eat it all. I always pay a visit to the toilet and rate... More 

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4 Thank Angela W
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Having visited for drinks regularly recently we decided to try the food. A lovely hot evening and sitting outside was a delight unlike the service or food. The "waiter" needs a course in customer service and the chef needs to retrain. The 3 bean chilli had no chilli worth speaking of and the fishermans platter was a portion of tasteless... More 

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3 Thank fitzelk
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Two reasonable meals out of four. Lasagne inedible, garlic prawns were floating in grease without any flavour of garlic. Scampi not fully cooked. Salad accompaniment was unimaginative to say the least. Bar service was variable with spirits which had not been ordered added to bill on one occasion. Never saw any sign of management, complaints were not followed up, no... More 

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3 Thank prjordan128
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Have always promised to give the place a try as the food always looks good when we've had a drink. No need to book as the recent extension means they can serve sittings of up to 150. We had lunch though in the very traditional bar and found the menu was varied and had a good selection and the bar... More 

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Thank Tim S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We popped into the Fishermans Return one afternoon after a day trip out, for a pint and enjoyed it and vowed to return for a meal. We stayed the night in the thatched cottages at Hermanus and walked down to the pub around 6.30. We did not feel very welcome on arrival, no one looked up from the bar to... More 

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4 Thank paulandpenny
Goole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The pub is very welcoming and situated in very pretty surroundings with views of thatched cottages and pretty gardens. The food here was delicious, and we didn't have to wait too long. The staff were friendly and helpful and even made our dog feel welcome by giving him a biscuit.

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1 Thank Salmanda
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Called last night for dinner just before 6.0 and was amazed to find the car park almost to capacity. Knowing that this pub doesn't take reservations we thought our chance of getting a table were remote. Happily this wasn't the case as it turned out there was a function on, the bar was busy but we managed to find a... More 

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Darrin W, Managing Director at Fishermans Return, responded to this review

Dear Glenn N Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the Fishermans Return and I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal. Apologies are sent regarding the missing lemon with your calamari starter; this was an oversight that should not have happened and your observation/suggestion that the chocolate sauce with the Chocolate Lumpy Bumpy has been... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Fishermans Return. A 300 year old brick and flint Freehouse situated in the picturesque unspoilt Norfolk village of Winterton-on-Sea. Long stretches of sandy beaches and beautiful walks are all within a few minutes of the pub. We serve up to five real ales as well as Westons Old Rosie Cider. Our food is freshly prepared and we use locally sourced ingredients where we can. Being close to the sea, fish naturally features prominently on our specials board. Well behaved dogs are most welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fishermans Return

Address: Fishermans Return The Lane, Winterton-on-Sea NR29 4BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Winterton-on-Sea
Price Range: $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Fishermans Return Hotel Winterton-On-Sea
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