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The Showground

££ - £££, British,
Dereham Rd | Longwater Interchange New Costessey, Norwich NR5 0TL, England
+44 1603 749140
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Dereham Rd | Longwater Interchange New Costessey, Norwich NR5 0TL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ordered the ranch steak, it was so tough I couldn't get my fork in it! Sent it back, by the time the Waitress had brought me a small portion of pate' hubby had finished his meal. They also do an offer on wine which the...More

Thank NorwichWooffy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on the dot of Noon Sunday 12 November for a pre-booked table for 5 for Noon. Staff not ready for receiving diners after finishing breakfast at 11! Waited at desk and finally seated 10 minutes later despite the dining room being far from busy....More

Thank Eagle W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table over a week ago with friends (4 of us in total) to chat over food and drinks. Booked for 1pm on a Sunday. I sat down with my partner at 1pm and wasn't spoken to by the waitress at all until our...More

Thank HLW27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed is not the word. 10 family members looking to catch up over a birthday breakfast which was booked in advance got a rude awakening when we arrived.There was a note on the entrance door which stated that if you had not booked then...More

Thank wicklewoodbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandparents treat for the family. Food fine, when it arrived! Two of the children's starters (Garlic Bread) arrived quite some time after the others, and then was pathetically small, even for kiddies. Long gap between courses. Service was disorganised. We noticed tables round us were...More

Thank Paddo522
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my family, we were met by a man who was instantly rude and shouted at my grandma from across the room!! He then proceeded to huff and puff which was incredibly rude. The food itself was lovely however the staff were so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely relaxed restaurant, good selection on menu and good value. It was quite busy when I visited on a Friday evening but the service was still very quick.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Shameful. Loads of empty tables yet people told 30 min wait for table and then 30 min wait for food. Loads of customers turned away. Profit wastfully allowed to walk out. We ordered from bar which the host seemed to think would take longer. Illogical...More

Thank Helen1971_22
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Regular diners at this restaurant - most staff are great - tried new veggie burger - not impressed, tasty but very dry, will stick to normal menu next time

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We went to the Showground today at about 2.30 23/09/17 and was served by pleasant and polite man. When paying the bill in cash we included a tip, we looked for the gentleman who served us to tell him how much we appreciated his service,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dereham Rd | Longwater Interchange New Costessey, Norwich NR5 0TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 749140
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At the Showground Table Table we welcome all, weather it be a family get together, meeting friends, a quick stop or business we offer a varied menu of classic, British pub food. To View all our offers or book a table please visit our website. Don't forget to sign up to one of our Tasty Reward cards for even more offers grab a card on your next visit.
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