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The Forge - CLOSED

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out with friends

We arrived early. The owner made us feel at home . Had a nice drink at bar. The staff made us... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Norwich, United Kingdom
evening with friends

Very good decor to eat by and a large eating area both in and out and easy parking,my wife did have... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Steve H
Aylsham, United Kingdom
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24 Jun 2018
“Asian English dining”
27 Jun 2017
“Good old pub that's lost its identity”
Welcome to The New Forge, Aylsham. The pub is on the Norwich road just outside the town centre next to Aylsham Garden Centre. The large restaurant area is popular with families, groups and couples seven days a week and the feature bar, stocked with...more
Norwich Road, Aylsham NR11 6UD, England
+44 1263 734275
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Complete redecoration done giving Bar/dining areas relaxation areas outside dining and children's play area. Can accommodate groups or couples. Belong to a local club that meets and dines there along with round table and other groups. Indeed the venue is so popular that the biggest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The pub itself has good charm and is clean . Unfortunately it's one of those pubs that has chased the pound instead of looking after a regular customer base . The food is a mix of English and Chinese...it's like well let's try and satisfy...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank TallyHo1122
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived early. The owner made us feel at home . Had a nice drink at bar. The staff made us welcome and relaxed. Some of us had Thai food and some had English food all so tasty and fresh produce .The service was good...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank norfolkmargy
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very good decor to eat by and a large eating area both in and out and easy parking,my wife did have a problem walking across the stones in her stilletoes,but next time i will drop her near the entrance as i would advise for elderly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had not been to this restaurant in a long time. It is situated just outside Aylsham on the Norwich Road. It has a big car park and is easy to get to. Inside the place is spacious and plenty of choices of where to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kate B
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Food really nice. The waitress service slow sometimes non existent. However I would recommend highly the puddings.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank denise b
Reviewed 1 March 2016

prompted for the English dishes for this night, rump steak meal for me, cooked perfectly with a lovely taste, chips crispy and cooked nice, partner had the chicken fillet without the mushroom sauce, lean and cooked nicely tender and again good taste, both chicken and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 1960glyn
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I went for a family meal for 6 people. The food was fantastic and great value.... if only it was closer to home

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank David W
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Works Christmas meal. Went for the Thai food as I had heard some good reports. Wasn't disappointed,good value good portions easy to find and park. will be taking the family in the new year.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Now an English/Thai fusion diner/bar. Owned by Tim and Koi (formerly of White Lion, Wheatacre), they have successfully taken Koi's marvellous with them to this lovely location. Our party of six enjoyed a selection from steaks to Thai prawns and were more than happy. Well...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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