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The Canary and Linnet

Main Road, Little Fransham NR19 2JW, England
+44 1362 687027
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“liver” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Road, Little Fransham NR19 2JW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Saturday evening - four adults and one child. The restaurant is very child friendly with their own menu, colouring pens etc and ball games in the garden. The food was superb, three of us having the three little pigs and one the...More

1  Thank Marguerite R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this pub for a family catch up due to the location and being easy to find/access from the A47. Three generations of the family had a wonderful meal with excellent service in the pub and then enjoyed a bit of sun in the...More

1  Thank Sebastian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Father’s Day without a booking but the staff were lovely. We sat outside with our dog and they came out to offer to serves us even though they were fully booked. The food was amazing and would recommend the pub to anyone.

1  Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Visited Saturday night, made to feel very welcome, had pre-booked a bar table as we had two little doggies with us. Food very good and service excellent, Mark and Tina perfect hosts. You guys have a lovely little pub and I noticed as people were...More

1  Thank Brickies
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Been back a few times since the new ownership and it's like night and day from my previous review. The staff are very professional and very welcoming, the food is great and the portions are very big, recommending them to all friends and family and...More

2  Thank Lewis L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Phoned ahead to check availability for parking the motor home Overnight on the car park, no food available but that’s as advertised, warm and friendly pub with chatty locals and a lovely logburner in the main bar 😊 would recommend 👍🏼

1  Thank Toni Ann R
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Second visit to this lovely pub with friends. It was just as brilliant as on previous visit. Very generous portions and good beer. Very friendly service. In fact it’s so good one week later we’re returning for a family meal.

Thank sarah M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Came out for a meal with friends Saturday evening, the food was to die for with excellent service to match. The place was packed out which, considering a few years ago it wuld be empty is testament to the new owners. All in all a...More

1  Thank vosovanez
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Turned up on a Saturday night at 6pm and only 3 cars in car park. Heard new owners in so wanted to give it a try as it’s close. Soon as we walked in it was clearly obvious by the look on the owners dour...More

Thank Jumby15
Mark W, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

I am sorry for your disappointment. As you can see by the review above the restaurant was very busy that night and at the time of your arrival all the tables had been pre booked.. We have a sign outside by the entrance which informs...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

My wife and I popped in for lunch today, which was delightful. A very warm welcome from Mark, the landlord and we enjoyed perfectly cooked haddock and chips, huge portions with freshly prepared side salad, peas and coleslaw. They are happy to serve half portions...More

Thank SpondyKM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Little Fransham NR19 2JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Little Fransham
  • Phone Number: +44 1362 687027
The Canary & Linnet is a typical English village pub offering good choice of local ales and homecooked food.The pub has a large beer garden both front and rear and is both family and dog friendly.Occasional live music on Friday nights ( see our website for events ) The restaurant can be busy at times so booking is advised.
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