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The Orange Tree Restaurant

High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
+44 1485 512213
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Last reviewed this fabulous pub/restaurant in December 2015 - feeling annoyed that my partner (female) and I waited so long before re-visiting - certainly worth the drive out from Norwich. Ignore any negative reviews - I don't believe they can be for real as this...More

Thank John F H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant never disappoints with its interesting menu choices. Tonight we had Pork Stroganoff - if you are imagining a plate of pork and mushrooms in a thick creamy sauce with a helping of white boiled rice think again - there was a positive burst...More

Thank Kit172016
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here late on bank holiday Monday. The pub had clearly been very busy but was quietening down when we arrived. My husband had the chicken and mushroom pie, nowhere near as ordinary as it sounds. He is still raving...More

Thank JulieMW1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced popping in about 8pm on a Saturday, they were very busy but we managed to bag a table in the bar with our son and dog. Menu more pricey than we'd hoped but we reassured ourselves that it had won pub of the year...More

Thank 507philippam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent cooking to be found at this gastro pub in a well-heeled village.. We had the pea fritters which were nuggets of deliciousness. I then had the canon of lamb which was superb. My wife had the deconstructed chicken pie which was huge and satisfying....More

Thank PeterBSurreyUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here two times. Had chicken wings for the first time, which was excellent, but the fish&chips eaten second time was the worst of my life. The batter had an horrible taste and was wet, couldn't ate it. The waitress was nice, though and...More

5  Thank VickThorV451
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to the Orange Tree a few times now, ranging from a couple to a party of 10. Most recently we visited with a party of six. There are two sittings - 6 pm and 8.30 pm - in peak times. Food is great...More

Thank Gjkingston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard a lot of hype about this place and we expected a fine dining experience. The pub was busy as it was a Saturday night and the restaurant part is quite unusual - almost middle Eastern in the decor. The menu was not cheap -...More

Thank JVL1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked in advance on the evening prior whilst staying locally. We arrived at about 20.15 for a 20.30 dinner reservation. The place was busy (normally a good sign we find), we ordered some drinks in the bar and read the menus. We were...More

Thank NeilWalters1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ignore all negative comments, this is a lovely pub, with great food and excellent staff. Have always had a great experience here and would highly recommend!

Thank Sophie230378
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Hi, Do you have gluten free options on the children's menu? Thanks
15 August 2016|
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Response from Decoyduck60 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but not aware if there was - send them an email with your request - I feel sure they would help.
Hi, Do you have gluten free options on the children's menu? Thanks
15 August 2016|
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Response from Foodie X | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea, but given the very high standards of service, I can't believe it would be a problem. Give them a call before your visit, I'm sure they will be happy to oblige.
Are dogs allowed?
3 June 2016|
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Response from RandJ P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are allowed in the bar. We noticed there's a menu for dogs on the wall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thornham
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 512213
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