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The Fishing Boat

High Street, East Runton NR27 9NX, England
+44 1263 519070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
High Street, East Runton NR27 9NX, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Having called in advance, we arrived for dinner on a midweek evening, 3 adults and 3 children. The smell of stale beer that greeted us when we walked in was dreadful. There was no way that we could sit and eat in there.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Poor service and ignored by barman. Won't go there again!!!! Old and tired. Don't recommend at all. Tired and not at all welcoming. Don't go there.More

Thank MarsRich66
Sue C, Owner at The Fishing Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to the Fishing Boat. My staff are normally very observent. That was the barmans last shift. Hopefully you will visit us again we normally get excellent reviews and our customers enjoy their time at the...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We took the dogs and they're made very welcome. Great beer, great food. Friendly locals. Some reviews mention the miserable barman. He was fine. I don't think he's miserable, I would suggest that he doesn't suffer fools gladly. He was chatty, polite and quite funny...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

what a find. great traditional pub that does what a pub should do. good real ale , excellent pub food , fantastic atmosphere particularly the Sunday music session all at very reasonable prices. ( I asked the barman to repeat the price of a pint...More

Thank paulc301
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy just well cooked pub grub. Friendly atmosphere, only small so need to book at busy times.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stayed at a camp site (manor farm), after a good bracing walk along the beach we headed for the fishing boat. Great old pub, good beer and good pub grub.friendly atmosphere and Saturday is live music. dog friendly.

Thank Kamilan2002
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

What a delight. A quaint little pub,dog friendly,(an absolute must for us),good ale and magnificent food at great prices. Service was excellent. Would highly recommend. We will be going there again before the end of our holiday.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Really good food at reasonable cost, the only thing was i asked for jacket or new potatos in stead of chips and was told they are not on the menu, but we will eat thre again

Thank dianabirduk
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great pub good food great prices good banter very very friendly nice gardens out back brilliant the prices are well decent local ale £2.60 pt no rip off prices or attitudes here the Staff and locals made us feel wecome we made friends there really...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Used the Pub several times just for drinks whilst staying in the area for a few days. Friendly staff and the locals who sat at the bar made us very welcome and included us in their jokes and conversation. Excellent choice of beers for a...More

Thank Gegsbloke
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11 April 2016|
Response from fishfaceNorfolk | Reviewed this property |
Quite a good menu, plenty of real ales l think they are open all day ,friendly local
11 April 2016|
Response from Chris V | Reviewed this property |
It\s ok but in my opinion a bit expensive for what it is. Having said that plenty of people eat there but as I said in my review its mainly a pub with excellent ales and very cheap to boot !!
Janet W
24 March 2016|
Response from Harveyhunch | Reviewed this property |
Fishing boat has a good selection on the menu as well as having specials on the board. Usual pub grub, steaks, lasagna,shepherds pie,liver and bacon, salads, all meat used is from the local butcher. Try the faggot's they are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, East Runton NR27 9NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  East Runton
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 519070
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