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Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here 4 years ago on our boating holiday and had to come back. We weren't disappointed as the staff were as friendly as last time and the food didn't disappoint either. Best pub on the broads. Food is all home made and very good...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's so good to be back! Sonia and her team are brilliant. We paddled from Norwich and were so well looked after, even on an extremely busy sunny day. The wait for food was well communicated and understandable considering how rammed the pub garden (which...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic meal very good portions excellent service highly recommend very good valve for the money

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for a drink and sandwich as part of a walk. The staff were really friendly, the food was good value and just what we expected, nice experience.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying on the broads for a week, we visited Brundall for the day and booked a table at the restaurant. The lady on the phone was very accommodating, stating that they had Gluten Free options for the three ceoliacs in our party to choose...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 June 2021

We turned up early evening having eaten elsewhere, called into the pub to pay for the moorings be told it was free, remarkably it also had hookups and agin free. We had breakfast In the pub before departing the following day, a magnificent full English...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 20 June 2021 via mobile

Another superb meal in the Ferry house. Home cooked ham egg and chunky fluffy chips was great. Sonia's homemade chilli was superb and the homemade lemon crunch was to die for. All that with friendly service in lovely atmosphere and to top the lot a...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

Sunday lunch by the river. Excellent food and service we had three crab salads, lasagna, and a Sunday roast(beef) . Couldn’t fault anything all served on porcelain plates, generous portions, and proper cutlery. The roast beef was lovely and hot, as was the lasagna. Very...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 9 June 2021

Me and my husband visited her for my birthday today to have some lunch by the river after Googling somewhere to go. I have never been so appalled by what we received when our food eventually arrived to start with it was served to us...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 June 2021 via mobile

A little gem tuck away a few miles on the outskirts of the fine city of Norwich. Covid cleaning was extremely well maintain. Menus wiped down, table etc. The food was amazing. The meat eaters on the table had the skate wing where as I...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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18 January 2018|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
The pub does allow dogs and so does Coldham hall which is also in Surlingham village. Both pubs are by the waters edge and both do good food. If eating two nights go to both. If eating one night I would choose Coldham hall.
30 April 2017|
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Response from ibizaglenn | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you can. to be honest I didn't really take a lot of notice, sorry. I would be surprised if you couldn't.
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The Ferry House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4