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The Buck Inn

55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
+44 1603 927654
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Now there is a proper full menu again we have decided to return here as our main eating place.The steak is good and the sauce as it should be.The salmon in dill,cream and wine sauce is absolutely delicious.My favourite on the menu are the pies-the...More

Thank Sabena B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Lovely old pub,with an authentic pub atmosphere. Close to the river it is a pub well worth a visit. I did not eat here so cannot comment

Thank Harnser48
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a good friendly pub but there is still room for improvement. On my visit there were 4 ales on but nothing very exciting but I am sure this changes regularly and will try on another occasion. The pub needs some decent heating as...More

2  Thank Aleseeker
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Despite amazing food, better than local places, full of pretensions charging twice as much. On the downside it's small and due to lack of people lacks atmosphere. In desperate need of a large conservatory or extension and access to the toilets sorting out. Happy to...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick pint on route to a friends,very expensive for bottled lager(£7:80 for 2 bottles Corona)so I had Sharps Atlantic Ale 2nd time round bloody lovely.The thing is I first came to this pub in the early 90,s and it was outstanding...More

Thank tuppy325
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We arrived at 5.45pm and on enquiring if we were too early for food the very pleasant barmaid gave us menus and on opening a tab took our order for drinks. We chose a table in the window overlooking the main road and over the...More

Thank jimmyb408
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A stop off for lunch on our Pub and Paddle canoe trip along the river from Norwich. The pub looks inviting from the outside, the staff are pleasant and helpful and our breakfast brunches were OK but what really lets this place down is that's...More

1  Thank Nick1956
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here. The menu is not a vast bible of a read (thank goodness) but the food was outstanding. Nice atmosphere and a lovely mix of people. Would recommend. Thanks to Jodie too, good hostess.

1  Thank DebenRichWoodbridge
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had not visited this pub/ restaurant previously but it is I a nice location close to the river and has good parking. Met a firmed there for drinks and the service was friendly and efficient. Quite busy for a Tuesday eveni g, nice atmosphere...More

Thank carolpC2417YB
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had some amazing meals here earlier this year. Raved about the roast and encouraged others to give it a try. I jinxed it. To my dismay, the last couple of times I've been so disappointed. Particularly with the roast. Gone is the beautiful rare beef,...More

Thank Montibabyboy
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22 August 2015|
Response from ntab2015 | Property representative |
hi, they serve good sunday roast , not carvery .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich  >  Thorpe St Andrew
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 927654
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The Buck is full of traditional character complete with flag stone flooring, open fires and beautiful soft furnishings, the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Buck is proud to offer you a good selection of real ales and home cooked gastro food. We can also cater for private functions and corporate events. A Lovely Beer Garden with River view sits proudly next to the Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church..
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