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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a meal here prior to heading off to Thursford Christmas Spectacular. What can I say, not only were the hosts exceptionally friendly, their food was amazing. The chef Colin is an absolute God in the kitchen, superb food, we enjoyed it so much that we haven't stopped talking about it since. The lobster casserole was...

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Almeria
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We booked all three rooms for a two night family stay which was like having our own cottage being able to use the lounge downstairs and the location was perfect for The Thursford Christmas Spectacular. Colin greeted us warmly and said if there was anything we needed, to let him know. The rooms were very cosy and the beds comfortable,...

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babbacombe
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our evening meal was very very good. Breakfast and room average. What I really would have liked when we left was a " hope you enjoyed your stay, and that everything was alright". All we got was just leave your keys on the counter. Felt owner had a rather Basit Fawlty attitude to guests.

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Letchworth Garden City
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Well it's nice to be back. If you like seafood, then this is definitely the place to come. Had the Fruits de Mer this time and all I can say is spectacular. Lobster, Oysters, Caviar, Langoustines, Clams, Prawns etc... For those who do not like seafood, the restaurant does Steak or Lamb Shank and others. Colin is an excellent host/chef...

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leeds, west yorkshire
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed here for 1 night. The room was of a poor standard. Very small, musty smelling en suite, very noisy from the main road all night. Breakfast was average. However the restaurant serves some of the nicest seafood. Very nicely presented, although is quite expensive. Would not recommend to stay here though, as really not a comfortable stay.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Had a weekend break in Norfolk and stayed here for two nights. Despite the room being very small (No 1), the en suite ( if you can call it an en suite?!) which was actually just a toilet and a shower in a small cupboard like area was quite disgusting. It smelt awful and the shower head was mouldy so...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We booked in on a Monday night when the restaurant was closed! Nevertheless we were made to feel very welcome. Mine host advised where we could go to eat and that he would be happy to serve us with coffee and drinks on our return. The rooms were immaculately clean and comfortable and attractively decorated. Coffee facilities were provided. The...

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Stayed whilst going to a family wedding nearby. B & B inexpensive, and quite acceptable. Room was small but clean. Décor a little unexciting but we got what we paid for, a comfy bed and a breakfast that was filling. The staff were friendly and the owner has a wicked sense of humour. Couldn't really fault it. Didn't get chance...

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had eaten dinner here before so knew food was good but needed a place to stay overnight.Some of the reviews were negative so we lowered our expectations but provided you can accept the small bedroom which is reflected in the price it is all there and was adequate for an overnight stay. The dinner was excellent and Colin is...

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Booked on the internet having read 'reviews' which obviously were centered around restaurant. Requested extra pillows on booking. Met by owner unable to take us to room because of health, fair enough. Given room No 1. very small bed frame about a foot from the floor furnishings a pouffe two small chest of drawers/cabinets and tall 'locker'. Small cloakroom sink...

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

Additional Information about The Old Forge Seafood Restaurant and Bed and Breakfast

Address: Fakenham Road, Thursford NR21 0BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thursford
Price Range: $110 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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