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Very fine traditional pub: one of the best!

No frills, wood floors and a basic traditional pub interior but a massive choice of Real Ales on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
It doesn’t get any better!

Best beer pub I’ve ever been to. Fantastic selection; all in good condition; reasonably priced and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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49 West End Street, Norwich NR2 4NA, England
+44 1603 624364
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills, wood floors and a basic traditional pub interior but a massive choice of Real Ales on tap, from local and national breweries, The Fat Cat is one of the finest traditional pubs I have been to. The beer is expertly kept and cared...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank maltese632017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beer pub I’ve ever been to. Fantastic selection; all in good condition; reasonably priced and great service. If it’s real ales and quality continental beers you’re after it’s all but unbeatable.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank patglynn
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wanderer58409459218
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Valentína K
Reviewed 4 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris H
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17 November 2018|
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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?