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The Willow House

) #2 of 15 Restaurants in Watton ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
2 High Street, Watton IP25 6AE, England
+44 1953 881181
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
6 days ago
“Girls night out”
1 week ago
“Delicious family meal”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 High Street, Watton IP25 6AE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked and had to Change which was done without any hassle Had a lovely evening good food and service and all four of us including one fussy vegetarian was delighted with our food.

Thank kobeCambridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and atmosphere were great. The staff are so friendly and professional. I had the most delicious liver dish, and the rest of the family enjoyed theirs too. The food is always cooked to perfection. Can't wait for next visit.

Thank Pat and Bert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an absolutely wonderful place! The staff are all without exception friendly, helpful and patient particularly with weary workers at the end of the day who are over excited by the menus. They know the menus very well and are happy to make recommendations. The...More

Thank Naomi J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick bite to eat, had a delicious burger (home made) with Stilton and really lovely chips. Food was excellent and washed down by a pint of real ale, from a choice of four draught beers. Staff were very friendly and helpful....More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the "Willows" occasional anniversary celebratory dinners with lightheated readings and a bit of decoration. Fixed priced 3-course meal with a Duncan difference and a bit of tipple thrown in for £25pp. Can't be bad.More

Thank Martinanscombe
Willow H, Manager at The Willow House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are please you enjoyed our Shakespeare evening. We hold several anniversaries throughout the year celebrating British history. A Burn's Night, Shakespeare Night and a night celebrating the battle of Trafalgar in October. The evenings include a 3 course...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely friendly atmosphere. Food was excellent. We had lunch with grandkids and they couldn't have been more helpful. We were so impressed we went back for an evening meal with friends which was also brilliant. For our last meal of the holiday we...More

Thank carmak123
Willow H, Manager at The Willow House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Norfolk, and that you returned several times! It was a pleasure serving you, and we hope you choose to visit us again when you next visit Norfolk. Regards

Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you're reading this, then you've probably read the other reviews, as I had. Rating seemed really good, but the one that caught my attention was the recent negative one. I thought the response from the owner was quite honest, open and simply awesome, so...More

1  Thank James L
Willow H, Manager at The Willow House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Willow House, we are pleased you and your parents enjoyed your visit. It was nice chatting with you Easter Sunday, and we look forward to your return. Regards

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently good and there is no need to go to Norwich. If you want good quality home cooked pub food it's great. They carry some guest and local beers and there is always a good welcome. The portions are huge so share......More

Thank Andyandnicki
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a very cosy place, good atmosphere, parking and nice staff. It is very clear the management are trying to make this a "go to" place and yes, we will return as the effort is there and we do try to support small town...More

Thank Karla W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Excellent meal! I had the bean burger which I really enjoyed I was told that the sweet potato fries were not gluten free but regular were and very nice too the burger was served in a gluten free bun. Staff were very friendly and helpful.More

1  Thank katejmac
Willow H, Manager at The Willow House, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your lunch. We can offer a large range of Gluten free options, as well as other dietary requirements, we just need to be informed and then we can amend a large range of dishes as necessary. We hope to see...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi We are arriving on Monday 16th Do we need to book a table for the evening please
13 May 2016|
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Response from KimLisa69 | Reviewed this property |
Always adviseable to book. It gets very busy.
Michael S
Can I reserve a table for two on Saturday21st February at 0630 PM? Michael Sant
18 February 2015|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call and they will help if they can. Meals are served from 7.00pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Watton IP25 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Watton
  • Phone Number: +44 1953 881181
  • E-mail
Located in Watton, a Market Town in Central Norfolk, The Willow House is a beautiful sixteenth century thatched, grade two listed building.The Inn and restaurant were cottages that were converted into a period picture post card hostelry, with en-suite chalet style rooms available, which were Tourist Board accredited. The Willow House offers a very traditional and cozy atmosphere, where you are surrounded by old wooden beams and large fireplaces.For both, those just in need of a hot or cold drink or those choosing from the wide range of food on offer. From a traditional bar snack or daily specials, to the full A La Carte or Table D'hote menus available. For a great bed and breakfast Norfolk UK, come to The Willow House.