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The Canary and Linnet

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Little Fransham ££ - £££ , British,
Main Road, Little Fransham NR19 2JW, England
+44 1362 687027
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“peas” (5 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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51 - 60 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I visited with my partner and grown-up children here last Friday night. The staff were accommodating for my partner, who is in a wheelchair and they didn't make a huge fuss about it. The pub is a little tatty, but it does have a local...More

Thank guidinglight
Reviewed 20 June 2016

a great place to stop for good food and beer always a good welcome even better when the weather is good as its got a good garden

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Family run pub. Food not as good as when we visited 2 years before. Veggie Lasagna was a bit like a Frozen meal from supermarket lacking in content. Meat Lasagna was not cooked right through and had to send it back so we didn't eat...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 20 May 2016

A very apprehensive visit because of the reviews but always give benefit of the doubt to which I am glad I did. I ordered a steak and fries, Steak was cooked to exactly how I liked, the salad garnish was generous, very well presented all...More

1  Thank m3lanie2015
lynsey r, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal and we are more than happy to accommodate peoples requests with regards to food. We look forward to welcoming you back Many Thanks Lynsey

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

After many visits as this has become our starting place to meet friends before a break in a holiday home nearby, we had the most disappointing experience and found the food to be of very poor quality, the pub tatty and the staff behind the...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Thought we would stop as heard the food was good! How wrong was I! The staff was miserable, we was the only people eating the food took ages to come out, when we received it I was not impressed the rose...More

Thank moomins3
lynsey r, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2016

We are sorry that you are not happy and had you have said at the time I would have been able to rectify the situation however you choose to leave a review here. We cook baguettes fresh for every person and these take 12 -...More

Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stopped by for a meal on Easter saturday and were disappointed by the service and the wait. The pub itself presented as out of date and in need of a refurbishment. The food when it arrived (full English with local bacon, sausages etc) was...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We felt the pub itself had seen better days. We didn't like the parrots in large cases being kept in the bar either, rather unhygienic while eating bar food nearby. The food we ordered was very poor quality and seemed all frozen food to us....More

Thank 524janeW
lynsey r, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal however you said nothing at the time when something could have been done. People do not have to sit by the parrots to eat food we have plenty of seating if you wish to sit elsewhere....More

Reviewed 27 February 2016

We arrived - the 3 people at the bar turned round like in horror film when the non-locals arrive. We went towards the restaurant having booked and were stopped by the barman who wasn't sure the table had been prepared. We were taken to the...More

1  Thank Sarah E
lynsey r, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thanks for your review we are sorry that you had a bad experience the issues with the meal were resolved at the time. Your attempt to ruin my business on Facebook however backfired on you.

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing if you're up for a good grub they owners are so welcoming and there's always a great vibe

Thank Caitlin C
lynsey r, Owner at The Canary and Linnet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you again and making sure that your daughter can eat out with you too

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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
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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