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Twenty Churchwardens

Bar, British, Pub
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Riverside Centre | Cockley Cley, Swaffham PE37 8AN, England
+44 1760 721439
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us met at this pub for lunch. The food was typical pub food, the staff were very unfriendly particularly the cook who was extremely rude. One of our group e cook mentioned that they hadn't had their pudding, the cook then brought the pudding out, threw the bowl on the table and slammed the spoon down at... More 

Thank 01linda1234
Ashford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly team, great food, realistic prices, even dog-friendly. Serving ladies are a real hoot - what characters. Outstanding fun.

Thank martinthewizard
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went here as a birthday treat, oh dear. Food was ok, but with a dog wandering through the restaurant, encouraged by the proprietor. Will not be returning

Thank Ann N
Geelong, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting, relatively unsophisticated, cosy, friendly pub which serves delicious and well-priced food. Unlike a lot of British pubs, the food I had was not overcooked and drowning in fat but was tasty and hot having been freshly cooked. Very yummy!

Thank Chris53_13
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The two star rating on this review is for the friendly staff in this quirky pub. The name in itself attracts an interest but we couldn't find anything in this pub which explained its very unusual name - definitely missing a trick with that one as I am sure the name in itself attracts customers (which was the reason we... More 

1 Thank BobbieJ
United Kingdom
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We 'accidentally' came upon this pub - but we will definitely do a detour to it next time we are in the Swaffham area. People (and their dogs) are made welcome in this traditional establishment - where the emphasis is on properly cooked, tasty food and reasonably priced drinks. Sunday lunch is available - but you will have to book... More 

Thank Solange888
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We live in the next village & tried the Twenty Churchwardens Pub for Sunday lunch. The staff were very friendly & the food very good

Thank Richard L
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We called after reading reviews in Norfolk Pub Walks in Norfolk. It was so quirky, well worth the visit. Home cooked food by the landlady who is in her seventies was lovely. It's a long time since I have seen a lamp made from a wine bottle with a lamp shade on top! Best thing is, I think the prices... More 

Thank HalifaxCarole
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

After reading the previous reviews my husband and I decided to have a meal at this pub and we were very pleased to say that we were not disappointed. Everyone was very friendly, talkative and helpful. The food was very good, being very hot and served on hot plates, which makes a change from many other places. It was cooked... More 

Thank Heather M
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Adnams Southwold Ale at its best, mind you the owners have been serving it for a few years now. This is a very popular village pub offering reasonably priced food; it can get very busy on weekend lunchtimes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Centre | Cockley Cley, Swaffham PE37 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: +44 1760 721439

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?