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“Dreadful, smelt of grease,dirty tables,”
Review of The Mad Moose - CLOSED

The Mad Moose
Price range: US$8 - US$28
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: WSS is your city address day and night. The social hub of Norwich's Golden Triangle serving modern inventive dishes and on-point drinks. An urban meeting place for breakfast, casual daytime dining, dinnertime get-togethers and so much more... WSS has commissioned Chef Patron Daniel Smith to contribute classic dishes with a modern twist taking a seasonal approach, unrivalled fruit and veg grown on our farm, traditionally baking bread on-site, making our own ice-creams from scratch. Settle into our snug, grab a seat at our sharing table or experience our private dining areas.
Reviewed 3 March 2011

My friend and I could not credit this eatery was part of the Widerbeest group. We had intended to eat but were put off by the smell, and dirty , sticky to touch tables. As it was the start of service when we arrived we did not expect to be greeted with fag ends at the entrance , how long had they been there?
The menu was uninspiring ,
We had two glasses of white wine which cost £11.20 rather excessive.
The experience was so distasteful that we left and went elsewhere. What the upstairs establishment is like I can not say as it appeared unavailable during the day.

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1  Thank Vickyanne
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Reviewed 27 February 2011

This busy, well maintained and very popular pub also has a very good kitchen. The food you can order from the bar might have been the same menu but it is SPOT ON every single time. We haven't tried upstairs yet but we definitely will.

We are not easy to please so giving 5*'s means a lot. The only reason we gave Service 4* was a slightly frosty manageress, but maybe we were enjoying ourselves too loudly. Other members of staff made up for it anyway which is what a great pub needs.

Overall - go here. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Market333
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Reviewed 13 January 2011

I am only writing this because Jo- the hard-working and extremely efficient darling who manages this outlet of the highly recommended small (and good because of that) Norfolk 'Animal Inns' chain, founded by Henry Watt and his partner- is such a sweetie,
She has looked after an annual pre-Christmas reunion for friends from near and far (and numerous visits to the downstairs bar, in between!) for the past few years and is ALWAYS welcoming, charming and attentive to detail.
However, there is life beyond Jo - albeit not in the same plane....
And I would not hesitate to recommend diners to any of the other 'Animal Inns' outlets, including (especially, perhaps, The Wildebeest Arms at Stoke Holy Cross, just outside Norwich) for good food, well-presented at a very reasonable price.

Thank ColinB48
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