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Waxham Great Barn

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Coast Road, Sea Palling, England
+44 1603 629048
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Website not up to date - inaccurate information!

I am really very disappointed! I was recommended visiting Waxham Barn and told how great it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pippa A
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
It's a big barn

Erm.... It's a barn. It's a big barn, but that's about it. To be fair, they don't pretend it's... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Coast Road, Sea Palling, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am really very disappointed! I was recommended visiting Waxham Barn and told how great it was for food. So, after checking first thing on their website and reading that it was open today, drove some considerable distance, only to find that the gates were...More

1  Thank Pippa A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Erm.... It's a barn. It's a big barn, but that's about it. To be fair, they don't pretend it's anything more and it's free to enter so I have no complaints, but it's hard to get too excited. I'd have liked there to be some...More

Thank Bulluk
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Called in for late lunch in 17th September, expecting the usual menu for such places. Plumped for Mackeral Ploughman's. We've had some of the ropiest excuses for a Ploughman's over recent years and almost given up on having them, but the Mackeral option swayed me....More

Thank cobweb2017
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Barn is a wonderful building and we enjoyed being able to look at it. We visited the café first and had a pleasant lunch. I found the service average and the food average and was underwhelmed by the experience. To be fair it was...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Good cafe good homemade farm great barn literally!! But beware is just a great empty barn refurbished by County Council . Little bit of info with tiny museum in wing barn opposite cafe. Cafe food is very good we had granary baguettes then scones with...More

Thank Normanjordy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a very interesting large barn which does not seem to be used to its full potential. There is a café on the site and also a bike hire company from which we hired bikes for a day. We found this a really good...More

Thank EileenColinD
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We visited this Barn as it was some interest to our knowledge to the area, we were told that it was once one of the largest Barns in Norfolk, there is a cafe attached, well worth a visit especially on a rainy day, there is...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We visit the Waxham barn cafe occasionally as it is a convenient stop-over after walking the dogs. The barn itself is of course a stunning historical landmark but not really utilised to it's full potential, and not part of the cafe (not even to shelter...More

Thank Jenitomax
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit as such a fantastic structure inside. Nice tea room attached to the barn. Ideal to go to if it's raining!

Thank CEdreamer
Reviewed 12 June 2017

16th century barn sympathetically restored, apparently weddings are celebrated there too. We were staying in Winterton-On-Sea and stumbled on this barn whilst on way home from Happisburgh, what a lovely barn, was made very welcome by Lady running the tea room even allowing us to...More

1  Thank Pam B
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10 October 2017|
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Response from Teddie R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have not been able to get an answer. I would rather have my reception at Poppyland restaurant just a few miles from Waxham. You will find it will be a lot warmer, it is also a converted barn. Hope this helps.
15 June 2015|
Response from Alex D |
The nearest public transport is the Sanders #34 bus from Sea Palling about 1 mile from Waxham. This operates between North Walsham and Stalham, 2 or 3 times a day each way Mon-Fri and once on a Saturday. There are fairly... More