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The Georgian Townhouse
Ranked #14 of 50 Hotels in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Great venue and tasteful decor. Food was good but service too slow and young waitress mucked up our order which was disappointing as it was my daughter's birthday. Willing to give it one more go though.
Went back with friend for lunch today and still disappointed with service except for one excellent woman who seemed to be the only one working her socks off and was genuinely apologetic for our 35 minute wait for coffee and it was the wrong order when it came!

Front of house needs to interact more with clients and staff need to remember that dining customers in the bar area should not be ignored.

Management need to sort out the staff training as a priority.

Room Tip: Only reviewed restaurant. Did not stay as I live close by.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Maggie T
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

So the positives -

The design and refurbishment is a breath of fresh air. They have really ticked all the boxes and everywhere you sit has a different feel which means there are no bad tables (Stuck in a corner or by the toilets!).

The Staff are superb! Too many establishments nowadays are bypassing the need to train their FOH staff but there is a real feel that they enjoy working there without the need for a fake smile. Its not just one or two either, I have probably spoken to 6-8 of the service staff and they are all attentive without being intrusive, good mix.

The Garden is without a doubt the best in Norwich, nice touch with the Ping Pong table and BBQ area. Looks like its designed for 365 days of the year too with the barns at the bottom equipped with open fires and comfy seating.

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My only issue and its quite a big one is the food. The Golden Triangle is a bustling hive of quirky restaurants and fantastic pub menus and part of me hoped that The GTH sitting on the point of said triangle would lead the competition and offer something just a little bit more innovative. I have eaten here 3 times now including a trip to the BBQ area on the Garden. I think in a nutshell the food is just ok. The menu is a little limited and consists of the regular 'pub grub' you would expect but at slightly higher prices. Maybe my expectations are slightly too high but I feel with a few tweaks and maybe some exciting daily changing specials this place would be simply Awesome!!!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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3  Thank TomTomNorwich
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Reviewed 26 August 2017
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Room Tip: Die Zimmer mit den geraden Nummern zeigen zum Innenhof, die mit den Ungeraden Nummern zur Strasse.
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled solo
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Additional Information about The Georgian Townhouse

Address: 32-34 Unthank Road, Norwich NR2 2RB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 50 Hotels in Norwich
Price Range: £93 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Georgian Townhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is our hotel review page. If you would like to review the restaurant please visit The Georgian Townhouse Restaurant. Many thanks :) It's about far more than a coat of paint... At The Georgian Townhouse - or TGT as we like to call it - we've created a little hidden city oasis where you come to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Combine 'Georgian' - yet funky modern - interior design with an enormous walled garden, loads of locally sourced quality produce, exciting and evolving seasonal menus, a collection of heritage cooking methods, some stylish and versatile function rooms, an interesting mix of craft beers, wines and spirits, and you begin to envisage TGT: seamlessly merging Georgian charm with a modern offbeat attitude, lashings of style, an abundance of personality. This is a corner where everything is just right. Rooms now open - See you soon! ... more   less 
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