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The Queens Head Foulsham

$$ - $$$, British,
2 High Street | Foulsham, Dereham NR20 5AD, England
+44 1362 683339
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“plaice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 High Street | Foulsham, Dereham NR20 5AD, England
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Used to be good basic pub grub. Now is basic, poor food with unhelpful service by the owners who think they are very special. Been twice not going again until another change of tenants

2  Thank cnbrsewd
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great value, and friendly staff, with a warm welcome. Traditional food, and 2 very cute dogs running about.

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Warm welcome, attentive staff, good beer and excellent food what more could you ask for. Called in on the off chance, excellent menu and superbly cooked.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The choice and standard of the food is excellent. The service is first-class and the atmosphere friendly and welcoming.

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went in a few time over the weekend - first for dinner with friends and kids and then again for a few jars - very friendly and acclimating and dog friendly. Proper village pub food and good ales too.

1  Thank Simon B
SKirk66, Owner at The Queens Head Foulsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your great review.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived at a holiday cottage and called the pub for a table they had one left and as we had a dog they gave us the snug area. Lovely village pub all the staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcomed. Lovely whitebait...More

Thank Zoemorganbateman16
SKirk66, Owner at The Queens Head Foulsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi. Thank you for visiting us that weekend and for taking time to eave a great review.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We had dinner here and enjoyed it. The pub scene was good as it was a Friday evening and service was very friendly. Baked Camembert could have been softer [maybe cooked longer?] but otherwise the meal was very good. A good choice of dishes and...More

Thank bordereiver
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nice old pub in Norfolk village, good selection of beers, decent lunch menu not overpriced. Food was good, service also. Would recommend. Not open Mondays

Thank Eric J
SKirk66, Owner at The Queens Head Foulsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and leaving a good review. We are open lunch times Weds - Sunday and every evening of the week for food.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a lovely pub in the large village of Foulsham just off the Norwich to Fakenham road. In the evenings it bustles with locals and has great real ale well kept in cosy surroundings. The food is home cooked and they do some great...More

2  Thank DerehamDad
SKirk66, Owner at The Queens Head Foulsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi. Thank you for your great and helpful review. We now serve hand cut fresh chips, though we do serve the original chips for a few regulars who have requested them. We have made the burgers larger, 6oz, supplied by our local butcher. Other than...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went mid week in March for lunch.The Landlord is very friendly and they have a huge varied menu!however it must've been the chef's day off????!!!! as we waited nearly 40 minutes for a scampi and chips and a burger and chips,not difficult as mostly...More

Thank Margaret R
SKirk66, Owner at The Queens Head Foulsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. We have had issues with the woodburners due to air bricks etc. We are in the process of sorting these out but occasionally they do go out due to this. As for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street | Foulsham, Dereham NR20 5AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Dereham
  • Phone Number: +44 1362 683339
  • E-mail
A traditional English pub serving excellent home made food. Tuesday night is Fresh Fish Night. LARGE Cod, Haddock or Plaice cooked in our own Beer batter. Wednesday is Pie and a Pint night.Thursday is Steak night. 8oz Rump 16oz T'Bone, 8oz sirloin or 8oz Fillet served with all the trimmings. Daily specials including Queens Head sausages made to our recipe at a local butchers. We serve 3 Real Ales, one of which is a Guest Ale. Dog Friendly snug area for well behaved dogs on leads during dining. Bar area dog friendly out of dining times. Food. Mon. Full Menu on Bank Holidays. Mon. 6pm 8.30pm. Tues. 6pm - 8.30pm. Weds.6pm - 8.30pm. Thurs. Friday. Sat. Lunch Menu 12.30pm - 2pm. Evening menu 6pm - 8.30pm. Sunday. 12.30pm - 2pm. Sunday roast and selected specials. Evening menu 6pm - 8pm. General Opening. Mon.Tues.Weds. 6pm - 11pm. Thurs. 12pm - 3pm. 6pm - 11pm. Friday. 12pm - 3pm. 6pm - 11.30pm. Saturday. 12pm - 11.30pm. Sunday. 12pm - 10.30pm. We also have a small campsite with 3 electric hook up. Chemical disposal and fresh water. No showers. Toilets available from during trading hours. We are currently seeking planning for a separate toilet and shower block (May 2016) This could be operational by July 2016. Tuesday. Fresh Fish Night. Beer battered large fresh fish. Weds. Pie and a Pint night. Thursday. Steak Night. All locally sourced.
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