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The Wildebeest

The Wildebeest, 82-86 Norwich Road, Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich, NR14 8QJ +44 1508486039

(((() British
Main course: £14
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00 & 18:30 - 21:30. Sunday: 12:00 - 20:00.

Lovely friendly staff. Food exceptional high quality and lunch time menu amazing value

Heather Haycox 03 December 2016
from Norwich

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Renowned for its welcoming ambience friendly service, The Wildebeest serves a menu of modern British & European-inspired dishes. As well as a selection of local ales, the gastropub boasts an extensive cellar of international wines to complement your meal.

Chef Patron Daniel Smith takes great pride in his kitchen serving the freshest ingredients, and designing menus around the best seasonal produce.The Wildebeest menu may include the likes of pan-fried pigeon breast with pearl barley risotto,and a fricassee wild mushrooms with red wine salsify and wild garlic.

Hearty traditional roasts are served every Sunday, with a menu also available for children, and Wednesdays are steak nights. The cosy, tribal-style dining room is filled with studded, high-backed leather chairs, handmade oak tables and African artefacts, while a secluded al fresco terrace offers a summery vibe in warmer weather.

Located close to central Norwich in the South Norfolk village of Stoke Holy Cross, The Wildebeest in Norwich is a 10-minute drive from Norwich Rail Station.

The Wildebeest

The Wildebeest, 82-86 Norwich Road, Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich, NR14 8QJ

Contact +44 1508492497
Reservations +44 1508486039

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Customer reviews for The Wildebeest

4.6 (((() (based on 243 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (192)
  • lunch (125)
  • romantic (86)
  • luxury (66)
  • private dining (58)
  • trendy (45)
  • business (41)
  • value (39)
  • large parties (33)
  • al fresco (21)
  • child friendly (14)
  • entertainment (11)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • views (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Tim from Norwich

    wonderful food

  • ((((* 4 December 2016 by Joe Gislam from Norwich

    Lovely restaurant, good atmosphere. Mains and desserts delicious and extremely high quality ingredients. A little disappointed by the starters, partridge was a little on the chewy side and smoked fish pot was tasty but awkward in the eating due to presentation in a jar.

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Heather Haycox from Norwich

    Lovely friendly staff. Food exceptional high quality and lunch time menu amazing value

  • ((((( 2 December 2016 by Nicolette Hallett from Diss

    A great evening, beautiful plates and delicious food.

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Brian Davidson from Norwich

    Excellent well balance meal with good service and friendly staff

  • ((((* 1 December 2016 by Anthony Davis from Norwich

    Good experience. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Ambience good. Food very good but portions a little on the small side.

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by James Mccrea from Long Stratton

    Truly amazing food and great service from a knowledgable waitress. We had the 7 course taster menu and really couldn't believe the quality of what we were eating! The waitress was able to explain dishes and recommend wine to compliment our food.

  • ((((( 30 November 2016 by John Nixon from Norwich

    We were greeted by very friendly staff. The food was full of flavour and of presented beautifully. The vegetarian choice was amazing - who would think that the humble vegetable could taste so good!

  • ((*** 29 November 2016 by Nicola Robinson from Norwich

    We enjoyed our meal however, for the price paid, I did expect a little more. Friendly service and a nice, warm atmosphere however, staff were not attentive. No bread was brought over, and we had to ask for it. Then it came out at the same time as our starters where as couples to the right and left of us got their bread soon after sitting down. I was disappointed we had to ask for it. No one came over and asked how our meal was, and yet they did to parties either side of us. We asked for more bread but our waitress forgot, so we had to ask again.
    Fantastic mains, really delicious but I felt starters were very expensive for the small serving. Not sure if I would return or recommend.

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by David Seely from Cambridge

    Lovely lunch celebrating my father's 99th birthday

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