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The Buck Inn

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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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55 Yarmouth Road | Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
+44 1603 434682
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boston, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed by on a previous night on the way for dinner. At that stage it seemed very busy...the car park was full. After we'd eaten the following night we decided to try The Buck for a drink. It wasn't quite as busy as the night before. There appeared to be just one member of bar staff on duty and... More 

Thank Ken C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was one person in the pub. I thought I would give it another go after 2 years but a big mistake I was told that they had got a good chef at last but they must have had a day of it was not good but the side salad fresh. It is jus not a good place to go... More 

Thank JeanniePeachey
Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday roasts can be very hit and miss in Norwich. We hadn't been to the Buck in a while so decided to return. Very pleased we did - roasts were excellent, brilliant flavour and plenty of it. All the meats were really well cooked and service was excellent. Well recommended for a Sunday lunch stop.

Thank David B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Lovely pub ... I assume that 3 days before the Bank Holiday weekend there were some staff gaps.. But the one member of staff on bar duty should NOT have been expected to be barmaid, food server, order taker, waitress, glass clearer .... my goodness she worked hard .. but .....! poor girl .. Quite frankly, customers are embarassed to... More 

Thank damianconway1
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We sat in the beer garden on a sunny Sunday, early evening and had a fabulous meal. The food was so good, three of us had the buck burger, big juicy with all the trimmings. I had fish and chips with mushy peas, it was all really good quality at a reasonable price.I do hope the buck continues to do... More 

Thank rubysales
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Been twice now and what excellent food and value try it you won't be disappointed excellent beer garden good family prices no hidden secrets just enjoy the food

Thank paulasales2016
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Buck is a picturesque local pub, in a nice location opposite the River Green. The small but well thought out menu of home cooked food is some of the best in Norwich.Yesterday (15/7/16) I had sea bream and Gnocci in a ragu-absolutely delicious.My Mum visited recently and we both had Tuna in salsa, very tasty and beautifully presented with... More 

Thank Sabena B
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Lovely little place with smiley staff, not cheap but really pleasant tasting food, depending on who cooks presentation did vary but perhaps I'm being too picky, well worth a visit

Thank Tony C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

On Saturday late afternoon we wanted to go for a family walk with the dog and go to a local pub for a drink and bite to eat. Living in Thorpe St Andrew there is not a great choice of pubs which offer good food, friendly service, good beer and a sunny garden which allow dogs! We walked straight passed... More 

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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had an extremely well cooked and presented meal on the Saturday night. Visited again Monday, a good meal prepared by the 2nd chef, cooked well but not to the same standard. Would certainly recommend and visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Yarmouth Road | Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 434682
The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone flooring, open fires and beautiful soft furnishings, the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Buck is proud to offer you a good selection of real ales and home cooked gastro food. We can also cater for private functions and corporate events. A Lovely Beer Garden with River view sits proudly next to the Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church..

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