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Nelson Head

Nelson Head The Street, Horsey NR29 4AD, England
+44 1493 393378
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nelson Head The Street, Horsey NR29 4AD, England
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Reviewed today

Beautiful day , walk along the beach to visit Nelsons Head . Well kept ales , excellent food , polite and friendly staff in a great setting . Will definitely return .

Thank djs2017107
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this pub! Staff....food....surroundings......love it! A must visit if you're visiting this lovely part of the world.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this place quite by chance after having been haughtily treated at the Winterton Fisherman's Return ( hour and a half wait for food etc.....). We were on our way to try in Stalham when we saw the sign for the Nelson Head. Glad...More

Thank johnPerpignan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying nearby in Hemsby and fancied a walk out to the dunes in Horsey and what a little gem to find on our way back for lunch. Lots of different choices on the standard menu but to add to this there's also a fair few...More

Thank dray76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drinks were good and of a reasonable price. Manager however was rude, unhelpful and patronising. Always found the old management helpful and accommodating when we frequently visited en route to an evening on the beach, so was a very unpleasant surprise to be...More

3  Thank Kelly E
juff_13, Owner at Nelson Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

As you come here about once a year I assume the 'old management' you're referring to is me, I've had the pub about 8 years now. After you at ate & drank lunch which went without a hitch I believe - you asked if you...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We love the Nelson Head it has a wonderful smell of wood smoke from its open fire, staff are hard working and conscientious, the local beers and ciders are a delicious surprise and the food is amazing. Don’t ever change!

Thank bugslug2018
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We have visited the Nelson head 3 years running , the food is excellent and good portions, all the staff are very friendly and we have always had a warm welcome. We stayed near the pub in our motorhme and took our four whippets along...More

Thank elmdalestud
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Huge portions, welcoming staff and a massive list of beers and ciders to choose from. If you walk towards the beach from the pub, and it is the right time of year, you'll see a huge colony of seals basking in the sunshine on the...More

Thank Dannyturpin1989
Reviewed May 19, 2018

What do you want in a pub? Great atmosphere, a large choice of well kept ale and cider, friendly and knowledgeable hosts, amazing food, and for us dog friendly. The Nelson has all of this in a abundance. We stopped off at the end of...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed May 18, 2018

A proper pub which has its focus on all the right things: real ale, cider, a warm welcome, good service and tasty food. What more could you ask for? Dog friendly too. We are already planning our return visit and we live in Notts! A...More

Thank Sarah292014
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Linda H
May 1, 2018|
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Response from juff_13 | Property representative |
Yes - provided you're eating at the pub and are self sufficient (we have no overnight facilities) you're welcome to stay in the carpark. To give you some options we also allow it at my other pub the Pleasure Boat Inn, next... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Head The Street, Horsey NR29 4AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Horsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 393378
  • E-mail
The Nelson Head, Horsey.Traditional country pub, child and dog friendly with a warm welcome and large open fire.Walks extending around the broads and down to the sea.We offer real ale and fresh local food cooked to order.
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