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The Old Forge Seafood Restaurant

Fakenham Road | Thursford, Thursford, England
+44 1328 878345
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“scallops” (22 reviews)
“crevettes” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fakenham Road | Thursford, Thursford, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A wonderful menu that left me spoiled for choice. A lovely cosy little restaurant with an intimate atmosphere. The food was cooked to a very high standard. The staff were very friendly,especially the chef/owner. If I lived in Norfolk I would be a regular.

Thank jscoates
Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved it here was told stopped serving food at 7.45 .E mailed them and said we couldb=nt get there till 8. The owner phoned me and said he would book us a table for 8 and serve us .We arrived just before 8 and...More

Thank karenandkids
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small seafood restaurant run by a lovely couple. Excellent food, cooked to order and efficient service. Did not know what to expect but there is a fixed price menu and an a la carte menu. Spoilt for choice.

Thank Yvonne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glorious food in fabulous setting. A warm welcome every time we visit from Sarah, Colin and the super team with the most wonderful seafood.

Thank ArchieBedfordshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ate here last week as a birthday treat meal. We had passed it several times and really fancied the idea of stopping. we all had starters and they were nice, the mains were very tasteless and the host was very opinionated on EVERYTHING even...More

2  Thank darren w
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here twice last year and enjoyed it so much we made a point of coming again when in the same area this year. We enjoyed the food again. The set menu is a bargain. The proprietor, Colin, is an affable...More

1  Thank Grant07
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The restaurant decor is very dated . Tries to be continental with the ambience and music but it does not work. I requested a gin and tonic and asked if there were any choices I was told no . Just Gordons! I ordered crayfish which...More

1  Thank JANET P
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Owner will not let you alone actually sits at your table and talks endlessly. Expensive but reasonably good food.

Thank cnbrsewd
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Ate at this restaurant twice whilst staying in one of their bed and breakfast rooms. There is an extensive fish menu with some really nice dishes,swordfish in a beautiful sauce and the lobster casserole were excellent. I made the mistake of having a starter the...More

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 2 June 2017

spent three nights here , yes the small double is small , but spotlessly clean , tea and coffee and shower products . The host and staff couldn't have been friendlier and the breakfast was well cooked , hot and set us up for our...More

Thank spicera2017
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2 August 2016|
Response from calleywell | Reviewed this property |
They close 9ish
2 August 2016|
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Response from charlie901 | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 7pm and it's probably on their website
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fakenham Road | Thursford, Thursford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thursford
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 878345
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