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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night on my own in an extremely large double room which was more like a suite. The location suited my purposes fine and the breakfast was fab. The accommodation was all very fresh, clean and well maintained and I would stay here again if I visit Norwich. Excellent value.

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Thank JGLKI
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you chose us if you are in Norwich again. More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited tonight and could not be happier. The food was absolutely fantastic the chef clearly does a great job, the staff who dealt with us were so accommodating and helpful. I cannot recommend this place highly enough. We will definitely be back. Everyone we came into contact with tonight were a credit to the pub. Only thing I will... More 

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Thank scottcompton
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you!! What a lovely review. I will share it with our hardworking staff. Well the staff missed a trick about your kind offer of a tip as we can accept that on the credit card machine. It was very generous of you wish to tip & I'll make sure staff know how to process it in the future. Tips... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife , my cousin and his partner who were visiting from Yorkshire. As this was the first time I had been for a meal with him in 50 years may I say everything was superb. Food drinks service excellent . Could not fault anything. As this is my local the landlord is rubbish lol xx

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Thank Patrick194669
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I'm so glad you enjoy using the pub & we love having you visit! I accept your comments about the rubbish landlord you'd think after being here 38 years I'd know what I was doing! 😂 More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault our visit. We had an evening meal & breakfast both superb and cooked to order. The staff were so friendly warm & welcoming & nothing was too much trouble. Great location for shopping in the city with a bus stop across the road. If you want value for money a place with ampospher great food & friendly staff... More 

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Thank Mazzadora
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us; we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards, Blue Boar Inn More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner here last week and everyone said how much better it was. I ate here in June and March and it was poor. (Very limited places to go with children in Sprowston so we try again). But meal was very very good this time. I had the goats cheese pastry. Manager at bar and the man that serves... More 

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Thank Emma T
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us; we are delighted you enjoyed your meal and are pleased you feel standards have improved. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Blue Boar Inn More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to business I stay at various levels of accomodation throughout England. This was a weekday overnight stay. Ample parking, checking into the room I was met with smart, pleasant staff and shown to my room personally. My room was spacious, very clean and crisp white bed linen. Evening meal I was spoilt for choice (including gluten free options) and... More 

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david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Blue Boar. I will pass your kind comments on to our hardworking staff. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a lovely meal with good choices on the menu; for us especially choosing the granny portion which was still more than adequate! At the time we visited there were plenty of seats, some in a lovely conservatory. There is also a really nice garden, which I'm sure is enjoyed by families. Staff really helpful. Parking available

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Thank Normaw70
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you very much! So glad you enjoyed your visit & we hope to see you again soon. More 

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch around 2ish time with my lady we both had a meal each and got to say it was very nice indeed we both enjoyed our food. Service was pretty good nice atmosphere as well worth a visit if your in the area :-)

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Thank Egg M
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Hope to see you again More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Having visited this pub a number of years ago didnt know what to expect . Seemed fairly busy . Quite a big menu but over priced for pub grub. Food was ok but nothing special. Delicious ice cream sundae though.

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Thank Daffodilgal
david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again 😀 More 

Bungay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A friend and I had supper last Sat 24th Sept and enjoyed two really nice glasses of wine with a vegetarian risotto and a good pub favourite, ham, egg and chips! Nice friendly atmosphere, good service and lovely food what more could you want!

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david t, Owner at The Blue Boar, responded to this review

Thank you very much! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Boar Inn is situated on the road from Norwich to the Norfolk Broads just 1 mile from the ring road,10 mins drive from the city centre,15 mins from the train station and Norwich International Airport.Sprowston Marriot Hotel and golf course is 10 mins walk away.We have 5 delightful en-suite bedrooms and are rated 4 star by Visit England.Our delicious food is in the main home-cooked and sourced locally.We have 2 bars where it is great to "meet the locals".4 cask ales are on offer plus a good range of lagers and wines.We have a beautiful garden with a great kids play area.There is lots of car parking.We can host functions of up to 100 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Boar

Address: 259 Wroxham Road, Norwich NR7 8RL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Price Range: $90 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blue Boar 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“You must sample their wonderful menu.”
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“Room 3 was large and comfortable, but a bit noisy near the main road, but doesn't disturb your sleep”
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