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The Dove

$$ - $$$, British,
Bungay Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7NB, England
+44 1508 494312
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bungay Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7NB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good quality food and a pleasant atmosphere. We thought there wasn't much choice on the menu but on the way out we saw the specials board in the main bar. Perhaps the waitress could mention this when taking orders. We will return for lunch again...More

Thank CLK220466
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We visited this pub for the first time on a Friday for lunch after calling in for a drink the previous week. We were greeted by a cheerful young man at the bar who explained the seating and took our order. We had the roast,...More

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We ate here 2 nights running and the food and service we got was exellent the portions of food was very large and very tasty also the locals and landlord and staff made us very welcome and when we return to the area we will...More

Thank chrispaulboyes
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Old fashion traditional pub. Plenty of choice of ales, the quality of my Doom Bar was lffy as judged by two people, bar person said is was fine and that was it! We had prawn cocktail which was fine but lacking in cocktail sauce. The...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Took my husband for a birthday meal. Good choice of food and local beers. Not over priced.A pleasant evening with quick service even though they had a big party in at the same time as us

Thank theTTs
Reviewed 25 April 2018

One of Norfolk's little gems. This pub has a great atmosphere with some exceptional home cooking. Opinion is a personal thing but personally i think this place is great. We will be returning.

Thank andy_batley
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Booked today on recommendation for Sunday carvery very clean and friendly staff but the food was good value for money

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

It was our first time. It was fairly busy and very cosy. Nice log fire. The pub is lovely and clean everywhere. Staff were friendly and attentive. Food was very good with plenty to eat. I really enjoyed it.

Thank NorfolkSkippy
Reviewed 13 January 2018 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

5  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
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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|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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