We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Dove

$$ - $$$, British,
Bungay Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7NB, England
+44 1508 494312
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bungay Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7NB, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (72)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

do readingthe reviews people saying lovely staff lovely food are you all of your heads food was dry bland and didnt taste fresh at all, staff well waitresses/waitors it was asif they were half asleep and to top it all not sure who the old...More

Thank dynamite19
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Visited with family and had a very good and tasty lunch time meal. very good value and a good selection of beers. service was quick and efficient.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very nice tasty meal, good service. Did not wait long to be served. Easy parking at this nice roadside pub/restaurant .

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Occasionally I get tired of swish gastro pubs and want to go back to something authentic and real, where the barmaid has been there for donkey's years and you can get into great conversation with the landlord about his horses and 64 peacocks that live...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Never had a bad meal here and we eat here regularly. Would recommend this the chicken curry. When our family travel from Wales and when asked where they want to eat they always say the dove.

Thank joanne k
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Pub looks nice. I had half a chicken with gravy and the chicken is the blandest I have ever had would not recommend. My Wife and Daughter had the roast beef which wasn't much better, but they have both woken up this morning with...More

2  Thank Freddie S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Very reasonable meals Tuesday night fish & chips or steak & chips £7 Tuesday to Friday midday carvery £5 There is a very good choice on the menu and a large fish selection which is delivered fresh every day. We were served very quickly and...More

1  Thank ThtototiS4
Reviewed 6 June 2017

What a friendly and welcoming pub - simple but very good menu including carvery available - you can tell a good eatery by the full carpark midweek at lunchtime - very friendly service - very enjoyably lunch indeed

Thank Mike l
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The steak was over cooked and dry. The vegetables were tasteless. Chicken and ham pie actually had smoked ham, which they did not mention on the menu. Ok if you enjoy smoked meat, which I do not. Waited ages to pay bill so eventually took...More

1  Thank Rosa T
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

On a Thursday evening, it was very chilled and relaxed! Lovely staff and lovely atmosphere! The food portions were generous and of good quality too! I would recommend for a couple or family outing.

Thank Little_Legs_94
Nearby HotelsSee all 50 hotels in Norwich
The Norfolk Mead Hotel
970 reviews
18.49 km away
Park Farm Hotel
1,207 reviews
13.37 km away
Maids Head Hotel
1,239 reviews
9.16 km away
Premier Inn Norwich Nelson City Centre Hotel
1,892 reviews
8.48 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Royal Oak Bar & Kitchen
132 reviews
1.88 km away
The King's Head Brooke
268 reviews
1.90 km away
242 reviews
3.05 km away
Stoke Mill Contemporary Fine Dining
716 reviews
4.73 km away
Nearby Attractions
Highway Garden and Leisure
17 reviews
3.30 km away
Bannatyne Health Club & Spa - Norwich
161 reviews
7.88 km away
Norwich River Cruises
49 reviews
7.59 km away
Green Pastures
115 reviews
3.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 May 2016|
Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I work at the dove and yes there is a garden where you can enjoy a drink and a meal.
6 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I work at the dove. The number to call is 01508 494312, this number will be available during any hours the pub is open which is usually, 10am till 10pm daily, hours may differ.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bungay Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1508 494312
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing