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The Orange Tree Restaurant

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High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
+44 1485 512213
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London, United Kingdom
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433 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 492 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called in here on the off chance with friends and had a super lunch. The welcome was friendly, the atmosphere buzzing and the service very good. We sat in the bar area and enjoyed a bit of people watching. Super food, beautifully presented. We will certainly be back.

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Thank JohnUK
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best meals I've ever had. Gorgeous food, lovely restaurant, excellent service. Stayed overnight in one of their rooms in the Old Bakery - comfortable pretty room, quiet even though it is on the road (apart from the church bells!). Would definitely stay and eat here again.

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Thank Random_Girl66
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a meal when staying at another inn nearby and visiting nature reserves during my birthday trip. We ate in the bar area although there's also restaraunt seating. Food was generally very good. I enjoyed the mussels and a fish 'signature dish' although the halibut was substituted with a cheaper catch and it wasn't terribly filling. Not cheap,... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a very well put together meal here. The dogs enjoyed a run out on Brancaster Beach beforehand, and then the doggie food on offer here- yep there is a menu for dogs too. Excellent Red Poll rib-eye steak, the chicken that came with the pie was cooked to perfection. Very smart puddings the Café Gourmand was fab - a... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we'd try the Orange tree to see if it was worthy of the awards it has won. We was not disappointed. To start,we had the mussels and the O/t prawn cocktail. And for mains we had Halibut and Guinnea fowl three ways which in my eyes was one of the best mains i've ever eaten ! The place... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for pre valentine meal- very very nice! Service was very good main meal exceptional if not rather heavy on the smoked garlic dauphinoise- rather took over the other divine flavours, which was a shame. My husband had the lamb- outstanding. Desserts were out of this world- clearly primarily a pastry chef 😀

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the pub accommodation which is very comfortable and modern, dogs are allowed which make life very easy. First night we had spaghetti seafood and the 12oz rump steak the food is amazing, cooked to perfection, the service is spot on as well. The wine choice is good with a wide variety of choice whether... More 

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Thank Andrew405
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been voted dining pub of the year for the last few years in Norfolk, we were not disappointed. We booked by email as we were not sure if we would get in or not, chose the second sitting for 20:45. We arrived slightly early, our table was ready and waiting. Staff friendly and welcoming and the food... More 

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Thank Phil I
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a well executed lunch here, lovely log burning fire and welcoming staff, will return again when visiting the area

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an evening meal celebrating a family birthday and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The staff were very polite, attentive and helpful and we did not experience any long waiting times between courses. At the same time we did not feel that we were being hurried in any way. The venue has a very relaxed atmosphere. The three courses of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thornham
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 512213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?