The Honingham Buck

4.6
590 reviews
£25 and under
British
A beautiful village pub recently fully restored with a historic beamed bar, cosy snug room & elegant restaurant. A classic English beer garden and seating area to the front are great for Al fresco drinking and dining. 8 Brand new bedrooms opened during the summer 2016. We are proud partners with Lacons brewery and feature their range of top quality craft Ales.

Our food features traditional favorites as well as some interesting and great tasting contemporary dishes. Bar snacks and nibbles together with starters, mains, puddings and a children's menu ensures there is something for all tastes and occasions. From a scotch egg & a pint to a lovely 3 course celebration meal!
What 590 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
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4.4
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CynthiaN
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had two lovely meals there in the last two weeks, such a shame they are having to close again due to Corvid

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Stumpy
Norfolk
4 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Overall our meal was very pleasant though there were a couple of things that could be better. I had belly of pork and the crackling was very soft with no crunch. Both our desserts had been heated through in a microwave I would think as they were very soft. My husband had bread and butter pudding and the crust on the top wasn’t crispy and my Bakewell tart was very soggy. But apart from that the meal was very good

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MarkB
Norfolk
3 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous stay and fantastic food Staff were excellent.

Would highly recommend

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RobertS
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service, and lovely atmosphere.

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Coxy
Kent
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food in a beautiful setting. Good friendly service

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KeithP
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to the Buck for my wife’s birthday. Fabulous food and excellent service.

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ScoLy
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb setting. Christmas music and reassuring covid arrangements

We shared starter plates. Delicious.

Staff were friendly and attentive

Very fair price!

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KirstyH
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great service, will be back. Thank you

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Rosie
London
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favourite places to eat in Norfolk. Consistent quality and value for money. A lovely warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Everything you could want.

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georginal
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service throughout, could not fault ,sevice good ,food very tasty excellent

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ArthurM
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Totally COVID friendly, excellent service, very friendly & fantastic food

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carolineb
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to the Honnington Buck for evening meals and Sunday lunch, the food is always excellent. I can not fault anything. The atmosphere, the look of the pub, staff and food are ten out of ten. The cost of the food and drink is also very reasonable. I would highly recommend The Honnington Buck.

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ElizabethW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Had a Sunday lunch but food could have been warmer, just 2 serving so nobody came to ask if all was ok. I would have asked for a bit more gravy.
My friends beef was uncuttable but the waitress took this off the bill. The chef said the other beef was fine.
The cranberry tart dessert was lovely

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OpenTable Diner
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Really easy booking process. Good quality food, nice homely pub atmosphere. Very clean and careful with covid requirements. Comfy chairs and waitress was very efficient friendly and cheery. First visit here and would definitely go again. Highly recommend braised beef and steak.

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SharonM
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always . Lovely menu and plenty of gluten free options

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TraceyC
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was good we are coming back in January x

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CharlotteH
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely Meal, Place and Staff.. we will definitely come back

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KateP
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was the last night before Lockdown 2.0 so we were all so happy to be out! The atmosphere in the cosy restaurant was fab. Even though we were safely socially distanced it still felt warm, cosy and and not at all far away from each other.

The food was delicious, it arrived super quick and the portion sizes were perfect. I had the Katsu chicken starter and Pork Belly and I would highly recommend. Thank you for a wonderful night out Honningham Buck.

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MelP
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit in over 10 years. The Buck is excellent in all areas. Best scotch egg starter ever. Will not be 10 years before we go back. Will be a regular once COVID sorted

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Anon
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

We had booked a table online & specifically selected not to be in the bar area. Upon arrival we were shown to our table which was in the bar. When asked if we could be seated in the area we had booked, the landlord was very dismissive. We had been here previously and enjoyed our meal. Very disappointed with our second visit and won’t be going again!!

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Fabfoodie04
Norfolk
7 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food and service were amazing, however I would have expected a 3 course meal to take more than an hour to be cooked, served and consumed.
We had just finished work and were tired, so it suited us, but had it been a Saturday evening, I would have been disappointed

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NicolaA
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice meal, with good service.
Covid rules were followed and felt safe from that point of view.
Lovely atmosphere and was not rushed at all.
Will definitely return once lockdown ends again!!

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Judith
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for a Sunday roast and it was absolutely delicious. Very good portion sizes and plenty of vegetables and gravy. Cooked to perfection.
The staff were very very friendly and helpful and the food was quick to come out.
I love the ambience in the Buck.. it's very cosy with a modern twist.
I think the Buck have got it spot on!

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TracyM
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service great food a most enjoyable evening will definitely be going back

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cateB
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked this as a meal on the way back from Holkham Hall. Easy to park and find. Great, friendly staff. Fresh tasting food. Had three courses and wine. Great selection. Couldn't fault it.

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jamieL
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Pub and some excellent new additions to the menu.
Doing a great job in difficult circumstances.

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sarahj
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful bar/ restaurant. Was served by two lovely ladies who were very friendly. Food was delicious overall, just wished the chocolate fondant was normal size instead of tiny. Would definitely recommend and visit again

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JohnN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our second visit, meeting up with family for lunch. Just as good as the first time, food, service etc was brilliant. Made to feel welcome on arrival which always helps!

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MaxineH
Essex
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely food and a great ambience would definitely stay and eat there again

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RianneM
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The most amazing delicious, beautifully presented food! Great service and lovely atmosphere. Love love this place! Best Yorkshire's ever too!!

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MarkB
Norfolk
3 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were excellent, the food was simply outstanding. With a superb selection of Local Real Ale .Will definitely be going back

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EmilyN
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice country pub. Lovely food, great selection of drinks (including an English bottle of wine!) and good service. Have booked to go back again in the week!

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SharonM
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant.
Everything is always spot on

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MaryD
Essex
3 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous meal, beautifully served with a good choice of wine and beers. We were very impressed that there was even a selection of dessert wines.

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GedM
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Great pub food but no fish and chips option, even on a Friday!

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JohnN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit to the Honingham Buck but not our last! Superb food and the service was excellent. Fabulous😊😊😊😊😊.

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LynneQ
Bath
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, friendly service, would strongly recommend it.

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LesleyE
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A great restaurant with a lovely buzz about it. Staff were very helpful ad friendly and all the usual Covid-19 procedures are in place. We opted to have the Sunday roast which was delicious and excellent value. Just wish here had been a bit more more meat and fewer vegetables.

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IanM
Norfolk
3 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food with great emphasis on the small details. Good selection of food to suit every taste. I particularly recommend the moules meriniere starter, almost the size of a main course and delicous.

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StaceyB
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Live in the village and wanted to support the Buck! Thoroughly enjoyed food and ambience; social distancing etc all perfectly adhered to.

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The Honingham Buck is rated 4.6 stars by 590 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.