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The Fat Cat

Certificate of Excellence
Pub, Bar, British
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49 West End Street, Norwich NR2 4NA, England
01603 624364
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London, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a truly brilliant pub. The range of cider and beer is breathtaking and the service is great. It has to be my favourite pub in Norwich... of the few I have now been to! Go to The Fat Cat - you will not regret it.

Thank Angus M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic pub with a wide range of real Ales, no pool tables no duke box no TV lots of beer, as a pub should be.

Thank Shaun T
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing choice of real ales and ciders on sale here the most I have ever seen in one place... The bar staff were very friendly and very patient when it took me so long to choose my ale... no music just conversation with like minded people....

Thank tina-huggins
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic pub this is. Lots of cask beers and excellent service. A good selection of home made rolls are available if you get hungry!

Thank Trevor K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant pub for real ale; simply excellent. This is not a food pub but that's fine - rolls pies crisps available if a small hunger pang sets in.

Thank Angus S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This has to be the best beer pub ever...yes it's that good. Fantastic choice of beers and every one I tried was in tip top condition. Nice atmosphere too.

Thank martinballhome
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

It was well worth the walk from the centre of Norwich to this pub. An excellent selection of beers in a friendly atmosphere. Highly recomended.

Thank IanG001
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I'd just moved into the area and I had a few days off. I'd heard that The Fat Cat had Wi-Fi so I decided to pay it a visit and have a few beers while I done some business work on my laptop. Big mistake. To say that the Wi-Fi signal is unpredictable is a big understatement. I had to... More 

1 Thank dx8400
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

The title says it all really. You really won't find a better pub in Norwich. Great beers. Great atmosphere.

Thank beerdrinker2016
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

went in here for a drink prior to eating across the road. seems like a throwback to the good ole days of a local pub and I am glad we went in. If you like that then I strongly recommend a visit and a superb selection of ales.

Thank BSMIKE2014

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Restaurant Details

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Pub, Bar, British
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 West End Street, Norwich NR2 4NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: 01603 624364

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?