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“Great food, friendly staff”
Review of The Ratcatchers - CLOSED

The Ratcatchers
Price range: $26 - $39
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Stowmarket
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly staff”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were looking for a pub lunch after visiting Blickling Hall. This was brilliant- tasty home cooked food, a large choice and a landlord with a sense of humour. The pub looked closed from the outside and we nearly didn't stop but are so glad we did!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank HeatherStowmarket
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English first
Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Yummy”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Visited on a monday night, not busy at all which was a shame! Had a lovely meal off the specials board. Staff great also - would highly recommend!

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank Nicola R
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Raghu K, Owner at The Ratcatchers, responded to this review, January 14, 2013
Very pleased to hear that you had a lovely experienceLooking forward to see you again. Thank you.
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“very impressed”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

A pub full of character, where we received a friendly welcome from the staff and a perfect lunch. There was a wide range of dishes to choose from particularly on the 'Specials' board.
The succulent Norfolk duck was complimented by a wonderful orange sauce and fresh vegetables. The Sea Bass was accompanied by a generous portion of prawns and 'swam' in a delicious light butter sauce. It was satisfying to know that we were eating locally sourced ingredients.
For dessert we ate generous portions of tangy and refreshing lemon and lime tort, and a lovely homemade apple pie with custard.
We have no hesitation in recommending the Ratcatchers for a relaxing dining experience with top quality food and great service.

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank tshort678
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Raghu K, Owner at The Ratcatchers, responded to this review, January 14, 2013
Thank you very much for your review. Our Management Team and Staff are pleased with your compliments. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lots of variety”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Lots of choices on menu and lots on specials board. It's quite expensive but in my opinion well worth it

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3 Thank racheljane84
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Hethersett, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“hidden gem”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

excellent food and a proper pub with character a little hard to find but definitely worth the effort

Visited August 2012
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5 Thank David D
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