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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

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.
$6 - $27
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

We searched a couple of local places close to the bed and breakfast we were staying in and this pub had the best veggie options so we went! I had the vegan curry on the special board with a side of chips. It was superb...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

We visited the pub after walking four miles along the dunes from Sea Palling. Open all day for the school half term. Excellent real ale and fine food. This pub has loads of character and staff were brilliant. We were very tired and unable to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

We won't be going back. Unwelcoming, both staff and locals. Wouldn't recommend the pie but the gammon was good.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

Our B&B didn't do evening meals and as this was in walking distance that's where we went. On the Friday it was busy when we arrived but we found a space at one of the bench tables in the bar. This proved a good choice...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed January 19, 2020

Very nice place to eat and drink, just keep away from horsey gap car park.plenty of parking space.lovely walk to the beach

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Pub basic pub food. Very busy. Can't book just turn up and hope has table. Good valve. Big starters lovely chips. Home cooked. Good to park in car park if you let them know you will be coming back.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

Just spent a couple of nights at the Nelson. We were made very welcome and enjoyed the food, beer ambience. Made new friends and saw in the new year. Loved it.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

I can't praise the staff of this pub enough, they have always been very welcoming. The food is perfect, big portions, delicious and beautifully presented. We will be back in the spring.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 31, 2019

3 of us ordered suet pudding but all were overcooked and actually hard. The chips were very greasy too. Mine was exchanged for a jacket potato which was very nice. The ladies toilets were filthy. I understand the floor would be as lots of walkers...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 21, 2019

Exactly what a pub should be - wide selection of beer, good food, open fire, friendly staff. We all had the fish and chips, which were really tasty. Perfect stop for a late lunch after a walk along the beach seeing the seals. We'll be...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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February 24, 2019|
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Response from Mick L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes as above it Snails Bank @ Herefordshire. Its a great cider and not too sweet.
January 19, 2019|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does on leads in the bar only and we'll behaved children if not on leads please
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November 13, 2018|
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Response from 944TomS | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I had lunch there last Friday 9th November 2018 Kitchen is open at 12 noon As it’s their busy season with the seals pupping, I advise booking, especially on a sunny weekend.
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