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The Wildebeest

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

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

Great service, very attentive. Lovely food, wine and atmosphere

Sheila Glenn 21 May 2017
from Nowich

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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
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Customer reviews for The Wildebeest

4.7 (((() (based on 368 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (196)
  • romantic (141)
  • luxury (118)
  • private dining (92)
  • trendy (71)
  • value (71)
  • business (63)
  • large parties (56)
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  • child friendly (23)
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  • ((((* 28 May 2017 by Sarah Saunders from Brighton

    Staff really accommodating and attentive. Food fab.

  • ((((( 22 May 2017 by Sian Watkins from Norwich

    We dined with friends and were greeted by a smiling lady who also served us. We were early for our booking but that was not a problem. The drinks were delivered very promptly. We were given time to select our food and when it arrived it did not disappoint. It was beautifully presented and on hot plates so there was no chilling effect.
    The men ate beef and the ladies seabass. All very tasty and flavoursome.
    The desserts were equally enjoyed but from a personal point of view the choices were limited. I can't eat strawberries for example.

  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Sheila Glenn from Nowich

    Great service, very attentive. Lovely food, wine and atmosphere

  • ((((* 21 May 2017 by Richard Cave from Swardeston Norwich

    Very good food friendly staff good service,looking forward to our next visit.

  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Linda Eglington from Norwich

    From the warm welcome to the cheery goodbye, the whole experience was delightful. The menus were varied and we chose from the a la carte menu. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. Lovely seasonal produce cooked with panache. The stand out dish for me was the dessert - a hot rhubarb souffle with a toasted almond ice cream. It was to die for. The lunch was amazing, and we plan to visit this lovely eatery far more often in the future. I would like to say that the service was prompt, cheery and informative. What more could we ask for? 10/10!

  • ((((* 21 May 2017 by Julie Harris from Norwich

    Another lovely meal. Lots of dishes on the menu that I could have gone for. All the dishes were well balanced in flavour. My only criticism would be that the protein portions were fairly small on starter and main.

    Staff were all very helpful and attentive.

  • ((((( 20 May 2017 by Janis Baugh from Norwich

    Perfect experience. Lovely table as requested ( anniversary meal). Food delicious and beautifully presented. Service brilliant and a lovely added touch of a special anniversary sweet treat plate. Lovely evening.

  • ((((* 17 May 2017 by Sally Bircham from Hales

    Lovely food, good service but there needs to be more choice for vegetarians

  • ((((( 12 May 2017 by Nathan from Norwich

    Oh my goodness what a meal, this restaurant is amazing and the quality of food is outstanding. We had the taster menu, 7sublime courses that were just outstanding I cannot recommend the place highly enough.

  • ((((( 11 May 2017 by John Eagle from Norwich

    Warm welcome, excellent service, outstanding cooking, good sensible wine list

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