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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
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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United Kingdom
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was part of a group of five who visited this pub for lunch. The welcome we received was very warm and the service excellent. We all enjoyed our meals; belly of pork, sausages and the fish, followed by the chocolate cake and sticky toffee pudding. The location is very scenic, especially if you get a table at the front... More 

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Thank Mrs U
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this really was the worst meal that I have paid for in memory. The crackling was super hard and uneatable and the black pudding "Bon bins" where actually deep fried!! Not the best way to tackle black pudding!! And then my main was such a bad mix of flavours that I simply couldn't eat it.

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Thank Ian C C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buck is a cosy pub which serves decent food. It is reasonably priced and if you want somewhere different then you won't go far wrong by coming here.

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Thank peter_mm_10
gt yarmouth
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the Buck inn completely by accident. Had tried to get in to another restaurant a short distance away but couldn't get in as the car park was full. Drove here just to turn around but decided just to pop in as there was a space to park. A nice traditional local pub with a great selection of spirits',... More 

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Thank Ian M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the Buck in Thorpe St Andrew for some dinner, didn't disappoint. Small cosy pub, helpful staff, decent grub.....

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Thank Enjoysfood2014
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Since the arrival of the new management(headed by Jo) and the new chef Clive the atmosphere of a welcoming local has improved greatly.Because we eat there often it is also nice to have delicious specials every week.Recent specialities have included a scrumptious fish pie,flavoured with white wine and a subtle addition of cream(not overpowering) and the beautifully presented belly pork... More 

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Thank Sabena B
UK
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

I was very impressed with this place. The building itself is really quaint and is almost hidden amongst the surrounding higgldy piggldy buildings and just over the road from the river Yare. We ordered roast dinners all round and the plate was massive considering the price! The vegetarian roast was also impressive. Excellent value, excellent quality and a great find!

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Thank MattyUK1984
Needham Market, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

Visited on a Saturday night towards the end of January - a lot of pubs are quiet at this time of year, but the Buck was busy. Confidence was not instilled when I asked the lady behind the bar if we could order food and she was "not sure". She went off to chat to some other customers who had... More 

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Thank SingingDwarf
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Not being local and staying locally we dropped in here did a drink ... Very quiet and not overly impressed with the welcome we received. Place seemed a little tired with decor more of a students pub I felt .

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Thank vicki k
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Best chilli in town spicy and booitiful. The new chef is great and super friendly staff. The setting is also very relaxing highly recommended.

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Thank Luke M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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  >  Thorpe St Andrew
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 434682
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?