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The Red Herring (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Timothy Taylor - Golden BestExcellent1
Cross Bay - SunsetGood1
Oakham - Bishops FarewellAcceptable1
Triple fff - MoondanceUndrinkable1
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Green Jack - Summer DreamNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Herring, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

03 Sep 2021 (ChrisE)
Lunchtime visit and just a few in. We met some local CAMRA members who gave us some good advice about pubs to visit on our day in Great Yarmouth. I have not listed all the beers that were available.
Timothy Taylor - Golden Best3.50ExcellentTop Notch.
18 Aug 2015 (HSB)
13:00 Three others in.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Acceptable
Triple fff - Moondance4.20UndrinkableDiacetyl. Beer was changed but not without a bit of a struggle.
Green Jack - Summer Dream4.00Not Tried
27 Jul 2013 (HSB)
14:00 No one else in. Barman knowledgeable on Yarmouth pubs good for cask beer.
Cross Bay - Sunset4.20Good
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried

About The Red Herring

The pub sign. The Red Herring, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3HQ.

Back street pub near the Tide & Time museum. Single room with pool table in annexe. Lots of photographs of old Yarmouth. Privately purchased from Oak Taverns in July 2017.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 7 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR30 3HQ