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Ideal place for a catch up with friends

Couldn't have been better. After ordering our first drinks at the bar, the waiters/waitresses were... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2023
Tom C
via mobile
Welcoming and Accommodating

I just wanted to find somewhere to watch Saturday night football and this venue was a great find... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2022
Garrett P
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2022 via mobile

After moving nearby 3 years ago, this pub very quickly became our go to especially during the re-opening of bars after lockdown 1. The beer is always great quality, the garden is fantastic in the summer and winter, and the landlords and staff are always friendly and attentive, even when busy.
You don’t get many proper pubs like this that are held to this standard any more.
A great place for a drink.

Date of experience: July 2022
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Reviewed 17 July 2022 via mobile

A must visit when going to Norwich. Great atmosphere and friendly staff and management. Good choice of drinks and plenty of space. A real gem.

Date of experience: July 2022
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Reviewed 24 June 2022 via mobile

Just had the best burger I have ever eaten! What great surprise, never expected to get such great food with such good service. Will definitely eat and drink there again!

Date of experience: June 2022
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Reviewed 17 December 2021 via mobile

Had a lovely time there last night! A perfectly organized, covid-safe outdoor event (with heaters!) in the company of City of Norwich Brass Band playing Christmas carols. πŸŽ„ Hot mulled wine, mince pies, and hot chocolate served by very friendly staff complemented my pre-Christmas experience. 😁 Compliments all round!

Date of experience: December 2021
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D2220WFmikel, Owner at Whalebone Freehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2021

Thank you so much for your very kind review following your visit to our Carol Service. It is so rewarding for our team to hear that customers have enjoyed their visit to the Whalebone and equally re assuring to those who still feel a little unsure about venturing out to the local pub
We do hope to see you again soon
Happy New Year from Steve and the team at the Whalebone

Mike Lorenz
Owner

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Reviewed 25 August 2021 via mobile

Friendly landlord, excellent disabled access, dog-friendly, one year old friendly, excellent service and excellent drinks!

Date of experience: August 2021
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