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Bird in Hand

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$$ - $$$
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Church Road. Wreningham | Church Road, Wreningham NR16 1BJ, England
+44 1508 489438
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berks england
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had eaten here many times, each time the food and the staff are second to none. pleasant interior and very clean. the food is fantastic and full credit to the chefs for a varied and quality menu, of you might pay a bit more but its so worth it. the roast dinners are second to none, and the xmas dinner... More 

Thank Trapperuk
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was lovely and bright and clean. Service was good and the food delicious. We didn't have to wait long between courses and food arrived piping hot. Would definitely go again.

1 Thank 532deb
Malaga, Spain
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunchtime visit to this delightful pub! No mulled wine or cider, which was a little disappointing. But the roast beef lunch made up for it! Have to say it was the best roast I have ever had in a restaurant! Everything perfectly cooked and plenty of it! The service was friendly and professional. Can't wait to go back!

1 Thank CarolineJH1966
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought with it being Christmas, things might be hectic, but the food was excellent and the service was fantastic. Couldn't eat all my food so waitress put it in foil, and made the shape of a turkey! Little things like that make this place special.

1 Thank Norbertflo
Norwich, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge car park and a warm welcome greets you to this hidden treasure Extensive menu and specials board. Local ales on tap. Beautifully presented dishes deliciously cooked. Excellent service Highly recommended

1 Thank Taur033
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was excellent, plenty of room for people to easily move about. The food was excellent and large portions. The waitresses were marvellous and gave us all great service, friendly and they worked hard serving 51 people. We will definitely use The Bird in Hand next year for our Christmas lunch.

1 Thank bluepueblo
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for our annual family get together. I was pleasantly surprised by the decor and general ambience of the place. Although it was a Saturday evening, it was not noisy and we were able to hold conversations without shouting. As we were eating from the Christmas menu, we had ordered our food in advance. Unfortunately, both my... More 

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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130 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday and was surprised at the lack of customers. Food was beautifully prepared and served and fit of toast. My daughter who is a vegetarian had a wide selection of meals which is unusual. Highly recommend this restaurant in formal dining

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East Anglia
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201 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We had our works Christmas meal at Bird in Hand. Nice atmosphere, pleasant service. Food was excellent with large portions. If anything at all could be improved on, is to leave a bit of a gap between courses. It was rather rapid fire food. Seems rather nitpicking to moan that service was too quick! But when faced with a three... More 

Thank hattiee
Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times with friends and family and it has always been lovely. They are accommodating for children and have a good selection of beers on draught. It is slightly more expensive than we normally go for but their specials are always innovate and delicious I had the mango monkfish curry which was delicious and my husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road. Wreningham | Church Road, Wreningham NR16 1BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wreningham
  • Phone Number: +44 1508 489438
We are a family run restaurant and free house in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, yet only fifteen minutes from the city of Norwich.

The ingredients for our menus are sourced locally wherever possible, we grow our own herbs, and our free range eggs are from a local farm,and we buy our fish fresh direct from Lowestoft.

Whether you are looking for a delicious traditional steak and ale pie, beer battered fish and chips (large!!) A sizzling skillet of Duck Breast with oriental vegetables and Hoisin sauce, or indeed something a little different from our evening special selection, we know you will be spoilt for choice with our extensive menu.
We also have some delicious vegetarian options to tempt you.
Oh, and try to leave room for one of Tristan's legendary desserts!

Our recently opened eight en suite luxury Guest rooms are available now at a charge of £80 per room and our delicious breakfast just £8.95.

During the warmer months, we look forward to offering outside dining, either in our gardens or on our sunny terrace, and we can now cater for larger parties, wedding receptions and celebratory functions.

We would love to welcome you to The Bird in Hand, do please come and visit us soon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?