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We are the proud owners of this Freehouse, which we purchased in February 2016 after the pub had stood shut for almost 2 years. On our own, we have completely gutted and refurbished the pub over just a few months. Using our skills obtained by running our family business, which specialises in refurbishing pubs and hotels and our knowledge of running a small local pub in sleepy old Norfolk many years ago. Entertaining and socialising is something that comes naturally to us and nothing makes us happier than people feeling looked after, welcomed and entertained. We are told that we make great hosts and hope you will be of the same opinion when you pay us a visit. We try our utmost to accommodate
US$3 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Walk round the Hucking Estate was completed with a well earned burger and coffee at the Burger Shack which is open over the weekends for takeaways. Great Breakfast roll and excellect Chicken Burgers.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Best vegetarian lasagne ever had, delicious. Will definitely return. Husband had cottage pie which he also enjoyed.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

We waited almost an hour for our food. When it arrived it was luke warm and the chips were sweet like they had been sprinkled with sugar. I had ordered chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce with peas, and I swapped new potatoes for chips....More

Date of visit: October 2020
hookandhatchet, General Manager at Hook and Hatchet Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

I am really sorry to hear that you had such a bad experience with us here at the Hook and Hatchet. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and the quality of our food, so I am extremely disappointed that neither of these came...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

Booked a two course meal for 4 via Groupon, called to change the dates due to not being able to go during lockdown and all was re-booked with the understanding we would be using the Groupon voucher - A lady took my details and said...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Following on from my previous #pub post came across this little beauty whilst on a hike across hucking Estate, a proper english freehouse with normality, everyone keeping their distance out enjoying a #beer in our case fullers London pride. The landlord has done a great...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

A quick trip there with our puppy on bank holiday Monday, great atmosphere, very friendly, lots of nice people , didn’t have food but looked absolutely yummy and good portions. Will definitely visit again and will recommend to friends and family.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020

Great food, lovely ambience, if you want a chill out afternoon in a peaceful setting this is the place. Great garden and a delightful landlady ready to go the extra mile despite the heat. We will be back, my daughter loved it here. Might try...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 June 2020 via mobile

Good pub grub. Came on a Sunday afternoon for my cousins birthday, we must have had about 7 tables and it’s quite a small cosy building, but they managed to accommodate us. I had lamb shank it was a bit tepid but the meat was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 17 March 2020 via mobile

I have visited Hook and Hatchet a number of times and we usually pop in after a dog walk (typically with a lot of hounds). The staff are always friendly and cater to our large groups no matter what day we attend. We normally will...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020

Went for the first time to this attractive pub and wasn’t disappointed Pros. Great choice of food all at very good prices. Great friendly service and atmosphere Plenty of parking Lovely area Cons None. Could not fault

Date of visit: March 2020
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31 October 2018|
Response from hookandhatchet | Property representative |
Cards and cash
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Response from hookandhatchet | Property representative |
Hi We do vary our desert menu, We always have a crumble, chocolate fudge cake, sponge pudding, cheese board and cheese cake. Hope this helps Kindest regards
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    Hook and Hatchet Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5