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Rose Tavern (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleExcellent1
Purity - Pure GoldGood1
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
St Peter's - Gold DustNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Picture 1. Rose Tavern, Norwich, Norfolk
Picture 2. Rose Tavern, Norwich, Norfolk
Picture 3. Rose Tavern, Norwich, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

02 Sep 2021 (Magnus Greel)
At last - a proper smelly shabby scruffy run down pub with a decent beer range ticks all my boxes, superb! I sat in the main bar just one other chap in situ for my early evening visit.
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80ExcellentSpot on condition.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Purity - Pure Gold3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
St Peter's - Gold Dust4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not TriedTop marks given to this cherished ale so far from it's expected catchment area.
09 Sep 2015 (HSB)
17:20 Very quiet. Interesting chat with the Landlord about the beer selection, and with a regular about the history of the pub.
Purity - Pure Gold3.80Good
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried

About the Rose Tavern

The pub sign. Rose Tavern, Norwich, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2AT.

Back street corner local in Rupert Street, dating back to 1867. The original pub was only the current corner bar area. Over the years the pub has expanded into two adjacent properties and an extension has been added behind the original pub. Interesting plaster frieze with painted barrels and roses. Further rose designs on the floor and ceiling. Watercolour picture shows the pub in the Fifties. Two Lacons ceramic falcons decorate the exterior.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 9 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR2 2AT