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The Blue Boar Inn

Good food in pretty Wensum Valley inn

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year

Lots to see at this character, listed village inn; beyond the beer garden is a notable round-towered medieval church (once linked to the pub by a secret tunnel), whilst inside are quarry-tile floors, beams and a vast inglenook, spread through a jumble of levels marking alterations to this popular local pub over the centuries. It was used as a recruiting station during the Napoleonic Wars; all that’s required of today’s visitors is to enjoy the local Yetman’s beers and indulge the richly varied, Norfolk-based menu, which may include cassoulet of chicken leg and sausage, or pot roast half guinea fowl.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Tuesday
  • Opening times: 6–11 (Sunday 12–6)
  • Lunch: Sunday 12–4.30
  • Dinner: Wednesday to Saturday and Monday 6.30–9

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available
  • Play area available

Getting here

From Fakenham take A1067 towards Norwich. Approximately 4 miles right to Great Ryburgh.

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