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The Hero, Burnham Overy Staithe - pub details

Address: Wells Rd, Burnham Overy Staithe, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8JE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 28746) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

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Lord Nelson, Burnham Market (1.4 miles), Hoste Arms, Burnham Market (1.5 miles), Lord Nelson, Burnham Thorpe (2.0 miles)

user reviews of the Hero, Burnham Overy Staithe

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"Pan fried" - it still amuses me - roe back on. Delicious as ever.
Firedrake - 30 Jul 2012 10:17
Fell into The Hero after getting completely frozen and soaked on the 1.5 mile hike from the beach. It's true that the exterior is a little underwhelming but the interior is cool and elegant. The ubiquitous Wherry was fine and our food excellent. The young man who served us throughout was especially friendly and helpful. Suitably refreshed and thawed, we were able to make the last 6 miles to Brancaster.
kestrel - 27 Apr 2012 13:52
Pretty busy here on a Sunday lunchtime. A curious looking pub both inside and out, reminding me more of a fairly utilitarian tearoom rather than an establishment selling beer.

Only real ale was Woodforde's Wherry which, to be honest, I wasn't overstruck with. It took a long time to clear ( not just in the Hero) and at 3.8% I found it a bit insipid.

Food was excellent - large portions and reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

One moan - we ordered a pot of tea for two and were charged 5 ! Only a standard sized pot and cups. This can only be described as excessive.
ramblethenlunch - 20 Sep 2011 12:56
Lunch here on Bank Holiday Monday - not as busy as I'd anticipated. Two excellent pints of Wherry, but menu a little disappointing this time. No "pan fried" roe! (Baked Camembert okay though.)
Firedrake - 2 Sep 2010 09:58
The "pan fried" (how else can you fry something?) roe on toast was delicious last Tuesday lunctime. Nor was it desperately expensive. Good pint of Wherry, too.
Firedrake - 22 Feb 2010 13:23

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