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The Buck Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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55 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 0EW, England
+44 1603 434682
12:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well this really was the worst meal that I have paid for in memory. The crackling was super hard and uneatable and the black pudding "Bon bins" where actually deep fried!! Not the best way to tackle black pudding!! And then my main was such a bad mix of flavours that I simply couldn't eat it.

Thank Ian C C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buck is a cosy pub which serves decent food. It is reasonably priced and if you want somewhere different then you won't go far wrong by coming here.

Thank peter_mm_10
gt yarmouth
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the Buck inn completely by accident. Had tried to get in to another restaurant a short distance away but couldn't get in as the car park was full. Drove here just to turn around but decided just to pop in as there was a space to park. A nice traditional local pub with a great selection of spirits',... More 

Thank Ian M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the Buck in Thorpe St Andrew for some dinner, didn't disappoint. Small cosy pub, helpful staff, decent grub.....

Thank Enjoysfood2014
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Since the arrival of the new management(headed by Jo) and the new chef Clive the atmosphere of a welcoming local has improved greatly.Because we eat there often it is also nice to have delicious specials every week.Recent specialities have included a scrumptious fish pie,flavoured with white wine and a subtle addition of cream(not overpowering) and the beautifully presented belly pork... More 

Thank Sabena B
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I was very impressed with this place. The building itself is really quaint and is almost hidden amongst the surrounding higgldy piggldy buildings and just over the road from the river Yare. We ordered roast dinners all round and the plate was massive considering the price! The vegetarian roast was also impressive. Excellent value, excellent quality and a great find!

Thank MattyUK1984
Needham Market, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Visited on a Saturday night towards the end of January - a lot of pubs are quiet at this time of year, but the Buck was busy. Confidence was not instilled when I asked the lady behind the bar if we could order food and she was "not sure". She went off to chat to some other customers who had... More 

Thank SingingDwarf
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Not being local and staying locally we dropped in here did a drink ... Very quiet and not overly impressed with the welcome we received. Place seemed a little tired with decor more of a students pub I felt .

Thank vicki k
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Best chilli in town spicy and booitiful. The new chef is great and super friendly staff. The setting is also very relaxing highly recommended.

Thank Luke M
Diss, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great service and food, we moved to the area 8 months ago and of all the local pubs we love this one, first time eating there for a while. Not a disappointment at all, new chef is great and all the staff are welcoming and lovely. Well done all.

Thank Jean G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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 434682
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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