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The Cock Tavern

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Manor Road, Cantley NR13 3JG, England
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having moved to the area recently, we have had several people recommend this pub. As it was my husbands birthday, we booked a table and we were not disappointed. The pub has great character, the food from a large selection with prices to suit every pocket, was excellent. The service was fast, despite it being very busy. The staff were... More 

Thank fizzski
Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast becoming one of my favourite places for a nice traditional pub lunch. Had the beef and stilton pie with suet pastry crust today. Just the right amount of stilton to be a background flavour and not overpowering. As always the staff are friendly and attentive without being intrusive. A really nice selection of whiskies, from all around the world.... More 

Thank Wayne R
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited one night with friends, the service was good & efficient. the meal I had was the best fish & chips I've had in a long time. everyone else all agreed. looking forward to returning

Thank mushyman316
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crammed in with very little elbow room. Food average - probably due to the menu being too extensive (never a good sign) and who on earth is the old man seated at the bar - he seems to be checking whether the staff are stealing. Very off putting as he is sitting in a prime position and in the way.

Thank MoiYorkie
Fareham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday early evening. The menu was extensive and not over priced. The meals were good but nothing special. The decor was tired, the wall that I was sat facing was covered in left over "Christmas card blue tack". The beers were in good condition and their malt whisky ran to 170 different brands. The staff were very... More 

Thank Terry S
Stockholm, Sweden
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turned up on a Friday night with no booking after a recommendation from our B&B. It was rammed but they managed to squeeze us in and made us feel so welcome. It was great to feel the buzz of a proper country pub where everyone seemed to know each other and were hear for a good time. The food is... More 

Thank Bowler1975
Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Just a quick review to say that if you have not visited the Cantley Cock Tavern on Steak Nigh YOU SHOULD ! The steaks are well cooked and great value, there are some fantastic other dishes as well, all served in a warm welcoming Inn with great friendly service and well, home cooked, food.

Thank Fytchy1966
Norwich, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stumbled over this pub after having a walk around Strumpshaw Fen. The pub is situated about 13 miles from Norwich on the outskirts of Cantley village. The pub looked busy for a Monday which is always a good sign. Walked in and it was indeed very busy. We asked whether we could order food and that wasn't a problem at... More 

1 Thank Neil B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Must be my fourth visit and just as good as ever. Each weekday has a theme we went on Friday, fish night. The meal was excellent and the fish was really fresh. The sweets are also excellent and a good choice is available. Prices are sensible and that includes the wine. Would book your table as the place is very... More 

Thank Richard G
Norwich, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We went with another couple for New Year Eve early meal but we were very disappointed. I will just say have ate here before and the food was very good but not this time. Starters of x2 garlic mushrooms they looked straight out of a packet. X2 cod goujons were OK but batter very greasy. Main x1 steak was nice,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manor Road, Cantley NR13 3JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cantley
  • Phone Number: 441493700895

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?