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Every beer and then some

Excellent local pub that's full of knowledgable beer banter. Well worth a visit. Beer hounds and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
smarfski
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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One of the UK's Finest Pubs.

The Fat Cat is one of the UK's finest pubs, with a characterful interior that looks older than the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Idler
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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49 West End Street, Norwich NR2 4NA, England
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Don't expect luxury, just well kept beers and perhaps a cheese roll. This is a real 'old pub' specialising in beer, simple!

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent local pub that's full of knowledgable beer banter. Well worth a visit. Beer hounds and, well, non-beer hounds will be happy.

Thank smarfski
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Fat Cat is one of the UK's finest pubs, with a characterful interior that looks older than the mere 25/26 years that the pub has been open. The beer range, on pump, in bottles, on keg and on gravity is mouth-watering, and the Fat...More

Thank Idler
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Great selection of drinks and welcoming staff, my new local I think. Will be returning

Thank cstaffy666
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A friend recommended this place to us, I'm glad he did! It's brilliant pub, plenty of quality real ale. I really liked the Fat Cat Brewing Company's Rhubarb and Custard. Nice ambiance and decor, friendly clientele. It's got everything a great pub needs and more....More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A really nice English pub, and I say that as a Scot. Nice atmosphere, great beers and largers, and just fun. Crowded at weekends of course...

Thank StephenOs
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place has been wonderful over the 20+ years I have been visiting.Colin,the owner,has created heaven on earth for beer drinkers.The beer is always in the best condition possible and there is a huge range from which to choose.The ambience is sans pareil.No music,no television...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

A haven of sanity in an insane world. Just what a pub should be like. And the beer is pretty good too.

Thank mancroft
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

One of Norwich's busiest pubs, and for good reason. Very friendly. Perfect for catching up with old friends. Good selection of ales.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Simply, this is one of the best pubs I have ever been in ! It has an amazing selection of beers and ciders, tremendous atmosphere and friendly staff. Try the pork pies they are wonderful. I would thoroughly recommend seeking this place out.

Thank John A
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