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The Buck Inn

55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
+44 1603 434682
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Despite amazing food, better than local places, full of pretensions charging twice as much. On the downside it's small and due to lack of people lacks atmosphere. In desperate need of a large conservatory or extension and access to the toilets sorting out. Happy to...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick pint on route to a friends,very expensive for bottled lager(£7:80 for 2 bottles Corona)so I had Sharps Atlantic Ale 2nd time round bloody lovely.The thing is I first came to this pub in the early 90,s and it was outstanding...More

Thank tuppy325
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We arrived at 5.45pm and on enquiring if we were too early for food the very pleasant barmaid gave us menus and on opening a tab took our order for drinks. We chose a table in the window overlooking the main road and over the...More

Thank jimmyb408
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A stop off for lunch on our Pub and Paddle canoe trip along the river from Norwich. The pub looks inviting from the outside, the staff are pleasant and helpful and our breakfast brunches were OK but what really lets this place down is that's...More

1  Thank Nick1956
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here. The menu is not a vast bible of a read (thank goodness) but the food was outstanding. Nice atmosphere and a lovely mix of people. Would recommend. Thanks to Jodie too, good hostess.

Thank DebenRichWoodbridge
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had not visited this pub/ restaurant previously but it is I a nice location close to the river and has good parking. Met a firmed there for drinks and the service was friendly and efficient. Quite busy for a Tuesday eveni g, nice atmosphere...More

Thank carolpC2417YB
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had some amazing meals here earlier this year. Raved about the roast and encouraged others to give it a try. I jinxed it. To my dismay, the last couple of times I've been so disappointed. Particularly with the roast. Gone is the beautiful rare beef,...More

Thank Montibabyboy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I have eaten here 4 times over 3 months, the experience was a solid 9/10. A small menu but reflected in good choices and real quality

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely little family meal, which was great! Even though they were only serving 3 types of food on the menu that night for some reason, the steak burger I had was so good, a proper butchers meat! Everyone enjoyed their meals. The staff...More

Thank I3666PTsamg
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped off at the lovely Buck Inn the other day on one of my bike rides; I had heard of this place before, and the sign outside said "Don't Pass the Buck" so I popped in. I must say, it was lovely and quaint....More

Thank David T
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22 August 2015|
Response from ntab2015 | Property representative |
hi, they serve good sunday roast , not carvery .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Thorpe St Andrew
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 434682
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The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone flooring, open fires and beautiful soft furnishings, the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Buck is proud to offer you a good selection of real ales and home cooked gastro food. We can also cater for private functions and corporate events. A Lovely Beer Garden with River view sits proudly next to the Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church..
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