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Not such a jolly good show from the sailors

Advantages: Massive portions. Cheap and cheerful. The pub houses a brewery.
Disadvantages: Rather tatty pub. Not that warm inside. Food was rather hit and miss.

...During a recent break to Norfolk we stayed in the small village of Brancaster Staithe which is about 25 miles from the better known town of King’s Lynn. We were lucky enough to have two pubs within walking distance of our holiday rental cottage and on th ...

Bollinger28 24.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Jolly Sailors, Brancaster Staithe

A Local's Tip for the Monmouth Visitor - the Boat Inn at Penallt

Advantages: Just good beer in lovely surroundings
Disadvantages: None for me

...very much that I will ever return to live there, I am grateful for having such a pleasant town that I can call my childhood home, and where so much of it remains familiar despite the 30+ years since I left it. Monmouth on the Welsh side of ...

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Review of The Boat Inn, Penallt

Nice nosh in Norfolk

Advantages: Attractively decorated. Glorious sea views. Welcoming and friendly.
Disadvantages: Main restaurant was quite expensive. Some of the food rather too fussy and "clever"

...We recently enjoyed a short break in Norfolk, staying in the small village of Brancaster Staithe, which is right beside the sea. As per usual we rented pet friendly self-catering accommodation and took our dog with us. We found ourselves checking into a ...

Bollinger28 07.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe

Fat Duck, Fat Belly, Thin Wallet

Advantages: Totally nuts, high quality, informal, one of a kind. In the world.
Disadvantages: Astronomical prices, definitely not for children. Are you busy? You're eating for five hours

...Whenever one of us has a birthday my two housemates and myself make a beeline to a fantastic restaurant in London. For my birthday in 2009, I booked us into Marcus Waring at the Berkeley Hotel. The whole experience was fantastic but it was a hollow vict ...

mdall899 05.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Fat Duck, Bray

The Fat Duck Restaurant, Bray

Advantages: Wild combinations and cuisine, an experience
Disadvantages: Very expensive, Not a place to take the kids

The Fat Duck, Bray, Berkshire One of only a handful of 3* Michelin restaurants in the UK, Bray is blessed by having two such illustrious establishments. The Fat Duck is owned by chef Heston Bumenthal, a creative, and some might ...

a4angus 23.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Fat Duck, Bray