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“Excellent local, great ale”

Whalebone Freehouse
Ranked #23 of 76 Nightlife in Norwich
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely example of a proper street comer local. Great ales, welcoming staff, Cody and interesting building. Nice one! Will be back!

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Mike L, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear ManinBlack64
Thank you for your kind review , we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Whalebone and look forward to welcoming you once again when next you visit.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent pub really great lovely ales on offer bar staff really friendly and helpful the bar it's self is excellent and the pub is quite large inside plenty of room and very comfortable.There is also a heated terrace which is brilliant and a private function room which can be hired (I was attending a friends party here) all in all a great pub with a proper traditional feel

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Mike L, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Dear tuppy325
Thank you for taking time to post a kind review following your recent visit to the Whalebone and we are delighted that you enjoyed the facilities and the experience. It's always interesting to note how people are surprised by the size and the number of trading areas once inside the front door and we love your Headline "Proper" as its how we aim to be!

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub. Good beer. Great atmosphere. Nice staff and a really friendly dog. Definitely worth a visit.

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Mike L, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Whalebone and will pass your your kind words to Harvey The Labrador, who doubtless will make a big fuss of you next time you visit the Whalebone.

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This pub looks really good from the outside. great service and a well run pub. Good selection of beers. The garden out the back is lovely and table service is available,

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Mike L, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

It's great when we can tick all the boxes for our customers. Thank you for your kind review

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Always well kept ales on and a good selection of lagers too. Brilliant garden/smoking area and atmosphere in general.

Tip - Buy a pint of pork scratching's and you get a free Labrador until they run out

Thank LawrenceG83
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Mike L, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Whalebone and Harvey the Labrador
will be delighted to see you again soon . Oh ! don't forget to top up with pork scratchings.

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