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Drayton Old Lodge

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146 Drayton High Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6AN, England
+44 1603 861666
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

Used a groupon voucher for the carvery.What a bargin at £12.50 for two people with a glass of wine. Vegetables really fresh and the beef to die for. Really good lunch except for the mad women who was shouting because she could not get a table as all reserved.I think she was drunk or on drugs.But she was soon shown... More 

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Thank mary d
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

I'm a lady of 53 and went for lunch with my daughter & 1 year old granddaughter but was appalled with the greeting we got after being told the carvery was booked for the next 2 weeks I commenced to my daughter it didn't look busy , as I went to leave a man sitting in the corner in a... More 

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norfolk, england
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We visited Drayton Old Lodge for a Lunchtime Carvery. First Impressions of the location was superb and then once inside it got better....the staff were highly professional and friendly and gave an outstanding welcome. We were shown into the Dining area, once again impressive. The Food was perfectly cooked and served professionally at the carvery, we also opted for sweets... More 

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Portsmouth
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

From the phone call to book for our party of eight, to the last mouthful of food, this was a delightful experience. The charming and friendly service was outstanding and the care shown for the disabled seniors in the group was terrific. The surroundings were quiet and peaceful and we were not rushed in any way. The food was delicious... More 

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Thank Nigel B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I couldn't fault the Carvery - excellent meat, well cooked. Very nicely cooked vegetables. We opted for a starter and that did not disappoint. Wine - a little stingy but adequate. Service was OK, but they were clearly a bit overstretched. The dining room lacked atmosphere however and felt a little 'old people's home-like'. Value excellent though and would go... More 

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Thank Leah C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Had an excellent carvery at lunchtime, food very fresh & well cooked. Staff were very friendly & could not do enough for us. I strongly recommend this place to eat & will definiately be going back. Excellent price for what we got.

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Thank Ivan F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I received a voucher through my door for a carvery offer. Having never been before I thought I'd give it a try. Cannot fault the experience. From the second we entered the restaurant to the second we left the service was brilliant, friendly and attentive. Very good up selling skills by our server. Will be returning for another carvery soon... More 

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Thank MimiF84
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We came to Sunday Lunch as part of the weekends celebration of our grandsons 18th Birthday and we weren't disappointed. I am a powered wheelchair user and every effort was made to make me welcome by the charming staff. The food was well cooked and presented with ample servings of meat and vegetables. The service was efficient but unhurried. Without... More 

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Thank 360cyrilb
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Before I start I will say I emailed this venue to complain and get insipid reply so here's my review. Being gluten free was impressed when phoned to book that was asked about allergies, however we were assured that gluten free option for the car very was available and told they did gf gravy and Yorkshire puddings!! On arrival all... More 

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Thank Daisycaz
Norwich, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Of the 4 Christmas lunches we have had during December, this was the poorest - and really only achieved the "average" rating because the starters and desserts were "OK".......the turkey and vegetables were pretty bland and, unfortunately, "poor"

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Drayton High Road, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Drayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 861666

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