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1-3 Shirehall Plain, Holt NR25 6BG, England
+44 1263 711400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (86 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1-3 Shirehall Plain, Holt NR25 6BG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

All nice fresh goods, sell out quickly of baked goods and was recommended to go for a pie! Pizza's look amazing although they offer a great range of items.

Thank clavester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We all enjoyed our meal here tonight, waitresses very attentive and food delicious. Out with my two teen boys, burger and half chicken for them, steak and salad for me. Generous portions, fresh tasty food. Boys had a shake for pudding which finished them off....More

Thank MrsGandherboys
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quick, good food in a fast paced atmosphere. Not for the person looking for a quite casual meal. You are being processed and the conveyor belt is unforgiving if you do not know what you want. The staff are very pleasant but under pressure to...More

Thank FergusVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited Byfords a few times during my childhood we decided to pop in for a spot of lunch. We made it just in time before the lunch time rush. I ordered the eggs Arlington (salmon), which was lovely! And my partner went for the...More

Thank scottbrown09
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on this restaurant as we had been here before and really loved it. The atmosphere is fantastic, and it is a large, very clean, nicely decorated venue. We had to wait about 20 minutes as it was quite busy. We got our drinks...More

1  Thank kathywalsh84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely room , probably one of the most comfortable beds I have slept in , bedding extremely soft , clean , nice little touches , candle , bath salts and the most delicious biscuits left in a jar outside our room , fabulous breakfastMore

Thank josiejojo73
Jessica K, Manager at Byfords, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Josiejojo73, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear about your stay with us. We are very glad to hear that our extra touches are appreciated. We hope we will see you again for another stay in the future. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop in Holt for lunch on the way home. Firstly, Holt itself is lovely. Full of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. We aren’t familiar with the area so used Trip Advisor for a recommendation. Byfords popped up so off we went. It...More

Thank Kspeller
Jessica K, Manager at Byfords, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kspeller, Thank you for taking your time to leave your lovely review. We are delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed the food on your visit. We do our best to cater for everyone`s needs whether it is a light lunch, or a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch today. The food was tasty as always and the service excellent. We’ll be back soon!

Thank Visitorlocal
Jessica K, Manager at Byfords, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Visitorlocal, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Jessica.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love staying here, lovely rooms and the best breakfast buffet we’ve seen! Only comment I have is that the beds (mattresses) are far too soft and an option of normal pillows instead of feather ones would be nice. I also find it strange there...More

Thank sarahrose2018
Jessica K, Manager at Byfords, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sarahrose2018, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to hear about you stay with us, it sounds like you had a lovely break. Our reception team is available 7am-9pm, and our restaurant team is available until 7am-11pm depending on the trade of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been before. Don't recall it being that expensive then. Massively overpriced now. Latte - £6 for a supposedly large drink. One person's 'large' is obviously another person's 'standard'. Ok, it's Holt, it's Byfords - you might expect to pay a little bit more. But a...More

1  Thank fuzzballpooh
Jessica K, Manager at Byfords, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Fuzzballpooh, Thank you for taking you time to leave your review in writing. We are very disappointed to hear about your visit. We are slightly confused about some of your comments. Our large latte cost £3.75, which is reduced with one of our Norfolk...More

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4 May 2017|
Response from Happeness | Reviewed this property |
The pigs The Walpole arms very nice The Saracens head All very good
2 March 2017|
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Response from Ultron-8 | Reviewed this property |
I'm very sorry to report that the restaurant has not improved, and it seemingly continues to trade on its previous good reputation. It's very unfortunate and will, somewhere along the line, inevitably catch-up with them in... More
charles h
12 October 2015|
Response from JLP101 | Property representative |
We are open every night of the week including Tuesday. At the start of each month (usually the first Tuesday) we run a Curious Cooks demonstration night which covers an array of different cuisines and styles - best to keep... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Shirehall Plain, Holt NR25 6BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 711400
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