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The Whalebone (formerly The White Hart) (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Lacons - LegacyExcellent1
York - Centurion's Ghost AleExcellent1
Adnams - Old AleExcellent1
Star Brewing Company - CometExcellent1
Lacons - Extra StoutGood1
Green Jack - TrawlerboysGood1
Marston's - Wychwood HobgoblinNot Tried0
Jennings - The World's Biggest LiarNot Tried0
Lacons - AffinityNot Tried0
Black Sheep - BighornNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Whalebone (formerly The White Hart), Downham Market, Norfolk

Visits Details

03 Apr 2014 (HSB)
19:15 Busy in left hand bar quieter in the right. Friendly bar maid.
Lacons - Extra Stout4.50Good
Black Sheep - Bighorn4.50Not Tried
10 Dec 2013 (ChrisE)
Fairly quiet, we sat in the right hand room and enjoyed the traditional pub atmosphere.
Star Brewing Company - Comet3.80Excellent
Lacons - Legacy4.40Excellent
Green Jack - Trawlerboys4.60GoodO.K. but we thought it was possibly a bit tired. This beer soon ran out so it was obviously end of cask.
Lacons - Affinity4.80Not Tried
17 Nov 2011 (ChrisE)
We made two visits here, one early afternoon, and again early evening. A most welcoming pub, we thoroughly enjoyed our visits.
York - Centurion's Ghost Ale5.40Excellent
Adnams - Old Ale4.10Excellent
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - The World's Biggest Liar4.30Not Tried

About The Whalebone (formerly The White Hart)

The pub sign. The Whalebone (formerly The White Hart), Downham Market, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9DH.

A basic two bar pub in Bridge Street just up the hill from the railway station. Closed early 2017 for transfer to become a Wetherspoon's house and re-opened with new name in March 2018.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 10 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: PE38 9DH