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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%
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“seafood” (59 reviews)
“scallops” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fakenham Road | Thursford, Thursford, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Colin, Sarah & staff were friendly and accommodating. Our seafood was of a high standard and perfectly cooked. Would not hesitate to return there.

Thank linda1245990
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

First visit to eat. Do not go there. Food mediocre and extremely overpriced, dry hard crumbly home made bread. What is the £2 cover charge for each person in addition to menu price? Draughty dates scruffy eating area which the owner/chef told us was not...More

1  Thank JudyPartridge
Reviewed 26 November 2017

A great choice of food Colin the chef and owner is one of a kind and I mean that in a good way .very friendy and help youself bar and just tell him what you have taken .GREAT relaxed atmosphere. but the food wasn't that...More

1  Thank cliffball1
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Our forth visit to the old forge the Colin and his wife run a excellent restaurant with help from their wonderful staff . The menu and food were as always excellent we look forward to retuning in the new year.

Thank hec2rhinchliffedavid
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Stayed in a room above the restaurant and had dinner on the Saturday evening, a very small place with plenty of character and run by a fellow who had the most fantastic attitude, he even told us to help ourselves at the bar. Colin turned...More

1  Thank DerekLarnaca
Reviewed 20 September 2017 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.

1  Thank jscoates
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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

3  Thank karenandkids
Reviewed 30 August 2017 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.

2  Thank Yvonne R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

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

2  Thank ArchieBedfordshire
Reviewed 23 August 2017

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

6  Thank darren w
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2 August 2016|
Response from calleywell | Reviewed this property |
They close 9ish
2 August 2016|
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Best telephone them....
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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