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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.
BeerABVScoreNotes
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.
BeerABVScoreNotes
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.
BeerABVScoreNotes
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

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent4
Good2
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

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