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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In my opinion, The Ugly Bug is a really unappealing name for a restaurant (thankfully, it has now changed to the Norfolk Lurcher) but i did not have very high hopes. However, i could not fault it! The decor and ambience were perfect. The staff really friendly but never overbearing. I had a great pintof ale from the bar then... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here so many times now, we absolutely love it. Staff are so kind and friendly and the animals are gorgeous! The food is delicious, reasonably priced and plenty of it! We would highly recommend this restaurant to anybody as the food is to die for! Alfie the gorgeous boy is pictured below!

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2 Thank DDT1987
Devon, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This pub is now called The Norfolk Lurcher. But confusingly the signs to it still refer to the Ugly Bug! Anyway there was a good atmosphere and a nice welcome from the staff when we arrived for dinner last week. The drinks seemed reasonably priced. The food is averagely good, but not hugely inspiring. My chap enjoyed his duck, the... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stumbled upon the Ugly Bug whilst looking for an anniversary meal, just googled local restaurants and it popped up in a list of many, i don't know what made it stand out but so glad we chose it! The restaurants daughter and son in law were exceptionally inviting, smiley and chatty, what a wonderful front of house team! The... More 

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1 Thank Kelly W
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely cosy inn. Food average+. Worth a visit for the atmosphere and beer. Quite difficult to find as it is right out in the country. What else can I say to fill up the 200 word minimum except blah blah blah blah

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Thank Edward W
Hythe, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Enjoyed a family meal in a lovely location. Good food and friendly hosts made this three generation family meal very relaxed. Local produce ( including goat) on a varied menu. We booked and on arrival sat by the open fire and chose our food with help from the staff who knew all about the produce including the samphire. Menu had... More 

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1 Thank kaytee07
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 night at The Ugly Bug Inn and it was such a relaxing experience. Very warm and friendly family that run the venue. The rooms are small but have everything you need inside them. Further more the food is excellent, such great value and great selection.

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1 Thank Marcos M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The worst sirloin steak I've ever experienced.asked for medium rare, arrived with not a hint of juice to be seen.Didnt even look like sirloin.i could have done a better job in my kitchen. I tried the Ugly bug on a friends recommendation, I normally use the red lion in Cringleford where the steak is always cooked to perfection. At the... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were told that this was an above average pub for food and I must say the food was good (if a little overpriced). However, the pub itself was dark and tired looking inside and out. Upon arrival we were told to take a seat in the bar and the Maitre D came over and gave us the menus. When... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After travelling 100 miles to meet my 3rd cousin and her husband who we traced whilst researching our family tree, we were certainly impressed by their recommendation to have lunch here. A warm welcome followed by drinks from the bar and a choice of seating, we chose the outside eating area under the cover of the grape vines overlooking the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Ugly Bug Inn

Address: High House Farm Lane, Norwich NR9 5DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Number of rooms: 7
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“This is a very good popular venue so booking would be advised.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinWanger, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles jlindajen2427, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Did not actually stay but would.”
 of 5 bubbles V233JSsusanh, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you're going to risk staying here other members of our party stayed in the Suite which had a nice new bathroom and the bedroom looked nice too - it's the only room we'd recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles Cherlite1977, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We only used the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles peternb10, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
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