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The Waveney Inn

Staithe Road, Burgh St Peter NR34 0BT, England
+44 1502 677599
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Staithe Road, Burgh St Peter NR34 0BT, England
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2018

We have been regulars at the Waveney Inn for many years, and come by boat throughout the season. This year we had not had great experiences, but when we addressed this to the manager, we were pleased to receive a positive response and yesterday we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank martinhazel2017
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks for your lovely review, I'm glad that we got it right this time and hope to see you again next year. And if you fancy a winter break - don't forget our lodges with hot tubs and hotel rooms! Thanks again.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a meal a few weeks ago - best home made lasagne and chips (chips were like chippy chips - yummy) I had ever tasted. Large bill of over £100 for family - but felt it was quality food and worth paying for. Went back...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Really sorry to read this Vicki, I'm not sure what went wrong. In a 7 day a week business we can't possibly have the same chef working every day, but still we don't expect this kind of problem and I'm really shocked to read this....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve just come back from a night at the Waveney inn. I got there to find out that I’d booked the wrong date, so even though they hadn’t prepared for me coming , they really went out of their way to help. There was no...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Narrowboatpoppy
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Poppy, I'm glad we were able to sort out the confusion and look after you both. Come again!

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Good choice of food would suit most dietary requirements as I am wheat, gluten and dairy intolerant, regular or large plates of English available, helpful staff, very tasty

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anon1954
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thanks for your lovely review June - we’re glad we were able to look after you. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have just got back from a lovely wk at the lodge and it was great .we had a take away meal on our first night because our twin grandsons were asleep and it was lovely , fish and chips ,scampi, pizza,and chicken with veg...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank glynisdoodles
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Glynis - we're glad you enjoyed your break with us and look forward to seeing you next time :-)

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Once again we stopped off while boating for some lunch, we had our dog with us who was made very welcome, we ordered food which was very quick coming out and very tasty. If you are in the area be it by road or boat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 518shane
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your wonderful review Shane - really appreciate you taking the trouble. See you again!

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We spent the weekend at Waveney river centre for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. We arrived late on the Friday night so my brother and husband went to order some pizzas and chips for the family. After waiting ages for the pizzas to be made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Claire V
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Dear Claire. I am very sorry that one tiny piece of whitebait found its way into the chip pan, and that this resulted in a one star review. Unfortunately Trip Advisor does seem to bring out the very worst in people, who forget that businesses...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Food good, there is nothing to say you must order at the bar. We booked a table were shown to the table and left, 30 minutes later I went to the bar and was then told when I asked that food had to be ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K9727QBjulies
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Booked a table to find we were in a pool room around the back, received a luke warm curry and when mentioned, the waitress was very rude and started to argue. Some of the other food was poor and far to expensive for the quality...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Simon999999999
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Simon I'm very sorry to read your review, and I certainly apologise if our waitress was rude or argumentative. Please contact bar@waveneyinn.co.uk and let us know when you visited so that we can address this. It's disappointing to have our restaurant described as a pool...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had a good meal. Starters were very good and main meals good too. Friendly staff and lovely location beside river

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank malcolm c
jamesknight, Owner at The Waveney Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for your nice review Malcolm, we're glad you enjoyed yourselves.

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jwk18
29 May 2018|
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Response from jamesknight | Property representative |
Hi - yes you can fish in season, and the open season starts on 16th June. Look forward to seeing you!
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Angela D
12 April 2017|
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Response from jamesknight | Property representative |
Hi Angela - the bar and restaurant are dog friendly inside and out - as long as the dog and owner are well behaved! Look forward to seeing you.
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pubeater
2 November 2016|
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Response from jamesknight | Property representative |
Hi - yes we are open for food lunch time and evening throughout the year - booking is helpful but not usually essential in winter. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staithe Road, Burgh St Peter NR34 0BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Burgh St Peter
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 677599
  • E-mail
Description
Air conditioned waterside bar and restaurant, completely refurbished and offering a sensibly priced menu of delicious, locally-sourced food, freshly prepared and cooked on the premises. Huge deck for al-fresco drinking and dining, overlooking our marina and the beautiful Norfolk & Suffolk marshes. Function room with enclosed courtyard. We also offer luxury bed & breakfast accommodation, as well as 5 star holiday lodges with hot tubs, penthouses and glamping. The Waveney Inn forms part of the multi-award winning Waveney River Centre destination and marina which features an indoor heated pool, playground and boat hire.
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