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The Fat Cat Brewery Tap

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Beer Beer Beer

This wonderful pub is always a lively and welcoming establishment. The bar staff are knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony M
Norwich, United Kingdom
Beers Beers Beers

This a very lively pub which is very popular with locals and visitors alike. The range of beers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony M
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese board”(11 reviews)
“great beer”(12 reviews)
“great pub”(10 reviews)
Micro brewery and the finest pub in Norwich. A year round beer festivalwith great live music and the most entertaining quiz night for miles around with the most enthusiastic manager you could wish to meet.
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98-100 Lawson Road, Norwich NR3 4LF, England
+44 1603 413153
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful pub is always a lively and welcoming establishment. The bar staff are knowledgeable and ever ready and alert to serve their clientele. There is always a considerable range of changing beers, both keg and draft, and a large selection of ciders. There are...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a very lively pub which is very popular with locals and visitors alike. The range of beers, keg and draft and ciders is huge. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly and very alert to customer service. The atmosphere is always terrific. A must visit pub.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best pub in Norwich! And for that matter better than most I’ve been to elsewhere as well. Vast selection of cask, keg and bottled beer, big selection of cider and best selection of crisp type snacks ever! Wotsits and beer, can’t beat it! Chips...More

Thank Docmarten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always welcoming and friendly, with a huge selection of beers and ciders. Great food too - cheese boards, loaded Motherchips, good selection of traditional crisps and bars of chocolate. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank JayneG68
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Celebration of about 20+ of us so we had reserved seating. We had the cheese board and there was enough bread to fill a bakery. No pickle or crackers though.... 🤔 lovely staff and atmosphere. Good variety of drinks and real ale which brings in...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick drink but what a choice!! Not only their own but loads of local beer and a great Scottish stout as well. Live band and very good chips to go with the beer. Go while away a few hours ...

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Great beer gardens, staff are the friendliest most helpful people I’ve met in any pub, or anywhere for that matter. Chips are great and the beer is even better! 10/10

Thank Lucie L
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Good atmosphere, nice beers and plenty to choose from. Spent the evening with some friends for which this is a great venue.

Thank 941paulrijks
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Brilliant pub, great atmosphere, really good selection of beers and the cheese boards are awesome! They have a fair bit of live music at weekends and always good bands. They have Motherchip now which is chips with various toppings, goes down really well after a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

So in love with the fact this is my local! I was tempted to give it a 1 star to put people off so i can have it all to myself! Food👌 Staff 👌 Beers 👌 Atmosphere 👌 I just had the beer battered halloumi,...More

Thank Lien L
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