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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I've just recently moved to the area so was looking around for new pubs and restaurants to try. This had been recommended but had heard very mixed reviews. We went on an early Sunday evening, I had the mixed grill and my mate had the pie and chips which were both very enjoyable. Service was good and a had very...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in hotel 2 nights, which was basic, but clean. On arrival after work second night, I ordered food at 8.35, but was told kitchen shut early as they had too many orders! Shortly after that 3 RAF guys who came in after me were served food!!! Complained and was lied to. Also several of bar staff drinking shots behind...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed at the Bird in Hand the room was adequate for what we wanted it for just to lay our heads for the night. The bed was clean and comfortable the bathroom clean. the carpets could do with new ones a bit grubby, shower ceiling was mouldy. But overall it was ok. Had breakfast which was very disorganised as...

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Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

First impressions, the place looks pretty awful inside and out. But lets be honest, it is cheap, very cheap. The sheets were clean and the shower was hot, that's all you can really expect. But it actually delivers a little more; it has proper fridge which is great, there's plenty of parking near your door, and it's also part of...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Disgusting place to stay. Doors to rooms are broken, wall paper peeling off walls, floors not cleaned, TV's not tuned, low signal... Showers not working properly. Food microwaved nastiness. Staff are okay, but there is not investment into the quality of the rooms. So many repairs needed. It is just here to rip off American service men and their families....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nites me a day my daughter . The room was clean and the staff were wonderful as usual. The price is good. You get English breakfast tea and biscuits. The room as a big fridge in there So bring your own milk. If you want a bigger cup just ask the staff and they will give...

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice small english hotel right across the street from the Air base. The rooms are a little small (american standard's), but the friendly staff and the in hotel pub makes up for that. A must stay for budget minded travelers. a short cab ride to the train station. Also with any English pub if someone comes up to you and...

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Driffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When checking in told we had to wait as the chef was busy. Room dirty, tiles of the wall in the bathroom, shower screen and tray dirty and the shower head held up with elastic,coffee stains on wall, great big extension lead used to plug the TV in, dirt on the wall. The only good thing was the fact that...

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Kevan w, General Manager at The Bird In Hand, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive review of the Bird In Hand. May I apologise if you had to wait to check in, as we are still training some staff up on the check in procedure, and unfortunately I had to cover the kitchen on the day you arrived. I have now taken the room that you stayed in offline to...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This may not be a Hilton or even a Best Western but the rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable and the bathrooms clean. As well the price is great and everyone is super friendly! It has everything you need, convenience to base, food, bar, rental cars, barber, and walking distance to a bus stop. For space A you can't...

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Kevan w, General Manager at The Bird In Hand, responded to this review

Hi Vonette, Many thanks for your kind words and great review. As you say, we may not be the Hilton, but we do make up for it for our super-friendly staff and location. Hope you had a safe journey home, and if you're ever in the area again, please pop in and say hello.

Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

great little pub. food is good a bit like a hungry horse but nothing wrong with that, it is basically you get what you pay for, no complaints about the food at all and the staff were great,very friendly

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Kevan w, General Manager at The Bird In Hand, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the review. We're glad you liked the food, and you noticed similarities between ourselves and Hungry Horse, that's because we are both under the Greene King umbrella. We hope that you will come back and enjoy both the food and our hospitality agin in the near future.

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Additional Information about The Bird In Hand

Address: Bird in Hand Hotel The Street, Beck Row IP28 8ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Beck Row
Price Range: £38 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 57
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“get one near the pub, so you dont get lost after you been drinking.”
 of 5 bubbles theicon3, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wouldn't recommend staying here is rooms are all the same as one we stayed in”
 of 5 bubbles christinewatts, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were on the ground floor and some days were fully booked. The pub is opposite an American air force base and is used a lot by its personal. It is roughly two and a half miles from Mildenhall village a place well worth a visit, and about thirteen miles from Newmarket.”
 of 5 bubbles MrMichaelKent, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Nothing it's all great”
 of 5 bubbles 833glennp, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
“don't expect the ritz for 40 quid.”
 of 5 bubbles 280kevinb, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
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