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The Fat Cat

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Pub, Bar, British
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49 West End Street, Norwich NR2 4NA, England
01603 624364
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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!

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Thank Trevor K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Angus S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank martinballhome
London
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank IanG001
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank beerdrinker2016
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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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.

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Thank BSMIKE2014
Norwich
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

As ever, a truly magnificent range of beautifully kept beers from both UK and further afield. A must-visit location for any beer lover.

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Thank Jason_Tillyard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are in norwich and like real Ale and beer then this is the must place to go. A fantastic and very wide selection of beers on tap and bottle. You can even take away. If you like beer you have to visit

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Thank Adam T
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The Fat Cat small chain of pubs are Norwich Jewels Used to live next to the FC Brewery tap where they brew their own selection of fine ales, Now my local is the FC and Canary with its fine rotation of guest beers and welcoming atmosphere. The first one was The Fat Cat on Nelson St.I had just had an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Pub, Bar, British
Meals
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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?