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Real Ale Mecca

Brilliant beer and the biggest choice you will ever have. Often call in for a quick pint (don't... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wanderer58409459218
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Best pub in the world.

This is a proper pub, what pubs should be; excellent & huge choice of beer, friendly efficient... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
via mobile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant beer and the biggest choice you will ever have. Often call in for a quick pint (don't tell the wife) and a roll.

1  Thank Wanderer58409459218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the selection of beers and ciders and the outside garden spaces for seating, the atmosphere is always enjoyable whenever I come with my friend, recommended!

1  Thank Valentína K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a proper pub, what pubs should be; excellent & huge choice of beer, friendly efficient staff, no messing around with food or entertainment. The Fat Cat is all about beer and it does that sublimely well. I would happily live here, surviving on...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love the fat cat. Favourite real ale pub by far. Great atmosphere, extremely friendly. Cannot speak high enough of this pub.

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Been a regular for years and never left. Brilliant staff especially Reece, Gemma and Vicci, a lot of drinks and many to decide on

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wonderful range of beers in this traditional friendly pub, their own Fat Cat beers deserve a special mention.This is a must visit place when we visit Norwich from Shropshire. As a female I must especially commend the toilet facilities,best I have ever visited in a...More

1  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We went to this pub as part of a beer tasting day. It certainly provided a huge of beers. The food consisted of pies and a few sandwiches which we had heard about. This proved to be the best of 13 pubs we visited

1  Thank PTHOR
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I was a student in Norwich and came in here all the time back then. I visited again on my recent return to Norfolk and found it very much unchanged in terms of the large range of well kept beers, the professional staff and friendly...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We used to live near this pub so went in quite a bit, since we've moved someone told us it had been refurbished. So in our week off we decided to check it out. Still really good ales & the rolls were selling like hot...More

1  Thank JAN P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place to drop in and have a proper pint .Driving so only had the one , a very quaffable Timmy Taylor Landlord , they know all about keeping beer in this pub .If you have never been , its one for the bucket list...More

1  Thank James B
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
No music just good beer. It’s an old fashioned pub, friendly, full range of well kept real ales & continental lagers, livened up with good conversation. Music would be a distraction surely?
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