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The Carpenters Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Family run traditional country pub, serving meals 7 days a week from 12 till 9.00Pm. Sunday Roast our speciality, real ales, open fires and cosy woodburner. Ideal location on the A47, last pub for 40 miles on the left hand side from Kings Lynn to Norwich
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews sunday roast beef cod and chips potatoes lasagna curry baguette pub restaurant last sunday specials board looked delicious selection of beers nothing too much trouble huge portions nice restaurant car park booked a table
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On way in the middle of the day to Norfolk coast on 7/6/19 and stopped here for the first time for a snack. We were so pleased with both the staff and food/drink that we called in on the rainy Monday following this for a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub ,fantastic Sunday lunch ,great atmosphere,very efficient staff Overall fab experience. Probably best in area.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rodney p
Monica B, Owner at The Carpenters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. I will make sure my staff receive your comments as it always nice to hear good feedback

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food tastes out of date Mouldy potatoes veg all dry and tasted funny Heard they have got a hygiene rating off 3 Service was great

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Janetcrabs-1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here twice on our week’s visit to Narborough about 4 miles away on recommendation. It has a very nice atmosphere and we were made to feel welcome. The food was very good and the “specials” suited us. We would recommend it to anyone....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mazza1253
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Lovely restaunt , very friendly and welcoming , food was freshly cooked and delicious, they had a good menu plus daily specials , I had the marinated chicken ( Stilton sauce ) I had new potatoes and delicious fresh veg My husband had the 'pie...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mary C
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Our first visit and it was accidental as we were hungry and passing, late (ish) on a Saturday night. From the moment we stepped in, we were made to feel very welcome, ordered drinks and asked for a table which we were shown to. The...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Karen P
Monica B, Owner at The Carpenters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a very nice review. It's always good for staff morale to hear our customers are having a good experience when visiting our establishment. I will pass your comments on & look forward to your next visit

Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Second visit for a Sunday roast.Bar service good. Drinks good. Very disappointing. Beef very tough. Complained, they did bring some more, which was marginly better. Waiting to be asked what, if anything, we wanted for dessert. All four of us had decided what we were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Visited this pub many years ago while on holiday, so happy when family told me we were holding a big family get together there, that's where my happiness stopped. On arrival I asked for a shandy, only to be given 2/3 of a glass of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 716dannyj
Reviewed April 28, 2019

We had booked a table for five a few weeks in advance, because as it was a special occasion , we definitely wanted to make sure we got a table. We did phone up a few days before, just to make sure things were going...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Greg C
Monica B, Owner at The Carpenters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you for your kind review, it’s always good to get feedback from our customers. We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Must be the best Sunday Lunch we have had in a long time Great food and berry trifle was amazing also very friendly attentive staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Carol B
Monica B, Owner at The Carpenters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Thank you for your kind review, it's always good for staff morale to hear from Happy Customers.

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Response from Stewart G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have rooms and there are plenty of B&B and hotels close by in the Swindon area.
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