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The Cottage

148 Thunder Lane, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0JD, England
+44 1603 433444
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
148 Thunder Lane, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0JD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Attended with family members for family meal to celebrate birthday.Meal was good and chosen from the extensive menu. Very friendly service by young staff. We all had mains and sweet ranging from steak, lasagne and seafood platter. The sweets ranged from very good to strange

Thank Malcom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for valetines day 2018. The manager Ian was very accomodating, allowing us to have a bigger table so that my partner could raise his foot on a chair opposite due to a medical condition he has. He also allowed us to take a...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love The Cottage. It's my local and I have had many happy parties here. My friend chose to have a family meal to which I was invited. The bar staff are friendly and efficient, the waitresses were very attentive. The food was soon ordered...More

Thank jules102016
Reviewed 4 January 2018

family meal just after christmas for 2nd year running. Cannot fault the food or the staff Also made enquiries about afternoon tea with the girlies. excellent menu for this too. Cater for vegetarians and gluten free options also

Thank jackie w
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Organised a dinner here on a Saturday night for a group of around 20 of us in the restaurant. The staff were very helpful with sorting out the arrangements. Afterwards a number of attendees told me how much they had enjoyed the food and how...More

Thank Cath5050
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Have just returned from a family Birthday party , food service and staff where all superb highly recommended

Thank tony7870
perrypub, Manager at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Tony7870 Thank you for taking the time to review The Cottage, we hope your family member enjoyed their birthday and we are please you found the food and staff to be superb. Many Thanks for your kind review The Cottage

Reviewed 14 November 2017

The buffet was outstanding lovely homemade sausage rolls and sponge cakes . The carrot cake was amazing. Lovely sandwiches and rolls with home cooked ham and turkey no plastic rubbish.More

Thank Marilyn B
perrypub, Manager at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Marilyn B Thank you for your kind review of our buffet that was provided for the farewell gathering, its very kind of you to take the time to review The Cottage following your visit for such an occasion. We Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

It's been many years since I've visited the cottage but I would certainly use it more if I still lived in Norwich. It's a big pub with a lovely outside area and is dog friendly. They have invested in a good chef and that has...More

Thank tbuae999
perrypub, Manager at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear tbuae999 Many Thanks for your kind review of The Cottage, we pride ourselves on our lovely friendly staff and of course our excellent food. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in Norwich

Reviewed 23 September 2017

On arriving, I was impressed by the outside setting but then walked through the bar area and was disappointed by the slightly shabby down-market feel, slot machines and noise level. The restaurant area was somewhat nicer but still not what I had hoped for based...More

Thank Emma A
perrypub, Manager at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Emma A Thank you for taking the time to review The Cottage. We are a Local Friendly Public House that's caters to many people and events, we are not aiming to be a gastro pub, we have over 42 main menus options plus at...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was our first visit for a while and, as ever, we were made very welcome. The wild mushroom and tarragon risotto was indeed "bon appetite" and just right for a warm summer evening in the garden, Reasonably priced with helpful and friendly staff, although...More

Thank barrywiththeredmg
perrypub, Manager at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Barrywiththeredmg, so glad we could welcome you back again for yet another visit. The garden is indeed lovely on a Summers evening. I believe the interest in the local brothels based on your other reviews is in fact yours, however I'm sure one day...More

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11 October 2017|
Response from perrypub | Property representative |
bar opens at 7.30, 2 course hot and cold buffet is served from 8.30pm and a disco till 1.30am no children under 12 though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Thunder Lane, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Thorpe St Andrew
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 433444
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