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The Bull (Freehouse)

We believe this pub is CLOSED

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Buffy's - Norfolk TerrierGood1
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!Good1
Woodforde's - Tinsel Toes (superseded by 4.4% version)Good1
Cottage - Somerset & Dorset AleGood1
Woodforde's - Nelson's RevengeGood2
Adnams - GunhillGood1
Woodforde's - Kett's RebellionGood1
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two HootsGood1
Woodforde's - WherryAcceptable2
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Amber AleAcceptable1
Buffy's - Norwich TerrierPoor1
Wolf - Lavender HoneyNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - TigerNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Arkell's - Wiltshire GoldNot Tried0
Cottage - ScroogedNot Tried0
Woodforde's - SundewNot Tried0
Woodforde's - Norfolk NogNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Bull, Fakenham, Norfolk
Picture 2. The Bull, Fakenham, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

11 Nov 2015 (HSB)
14:50 Having failed at Syderstone came here for the facilities. Reasonably busy with an excellent pub atmosphere.
Woodforde's - Kett's Rebellion4.30GoodNot a beer I have drunk for some time. Very malty, almost a Biere de Garde.
Buffy's - Norfolk Terrier3.80GoodNice dry finish
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
17 Aug 2015 (HSB)
11:30 - 16:00 Celebrating a friend's 70th birthday. The pub was surprisingly busy for a Monday.
Woodforde's - Nelson's Revenge4.50Good
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Acceptable
Buffy's - Norwich Terrier3.60PoorI should have taken it back.
Woodforde's - Sundew4.10Not Tried
Woodforde's - Norfolk Nog4.60Not Tried
13 Dec 2014 (HSB)
12:30 to 15:00 Lunch with some friends on holiday in Norfolk. Steady trade with a mixture of diners and drinkers
Woodforde's - Tinsel Toes (superseded by 4.4% version)4.50GoodStuck with this beer for the rest of the session.
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Amber Ale4.00AcceptableThis brewery makes very uninspiring beers
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Cottage - Scrooged4.00Not Tried
17 Aug 2014 (HSB)
12:30 Meet some friends here for lunch. Busy with diners. Beer range not very impressive.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80AcceptableBest of a bad bunch
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Tiger4.20Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Arkell's - Wiltshire Gold4.00Not Tried
11 May 2014 (HSB)
Having failed to get served for a third pint in the Spoons walked over the road to here. Much better, good choice of beer, excellent service, and a good atmosphere.
Woodforde's - Nelson's Revenge4.50Good
Adnams - Gunhill4.00Good
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two Hoots4.20Good
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
29 Mar 2014 (HSB)
13:45 Lunch stop. Very welcoming staff. The pub is directly opposite the Wetherspoons that opened a year ago. He is still trading so must be doing something right given the price competition.
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!4.80Good
Cottage - Somerset & Dorset Ale4.40Good
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Wolf - Lavender Honey3.70Not Tried

About The Bull

The pub sign. The Bull, Fakenham, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9AG.

Pleasant one roomed pub in Bridge Street with lots of different areas and levels. Impressive collection of pump clips behind the bar. Good for Norfolk beers.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 19 different beers and tried 11 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR21 9AG