The Norfolk BroadsThe Norfolk Broads
Username Password
Norfolk Broads Weather

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 7:20 am BST- Light Rain
5 Day Forecast

Wind 2.0 mph @ 40°
48.0°F/8.89°C Humidity 93% Pressure 29.65 (S)

Welcome to The Norfolk Broads Forum
This is THE Worlds Largest Forum devoted to the Norfolk Broads, here you can discuss issues about the Norfolk Broads. Or just somewhere to chat with others interested in the Norfolk Broads area.

Please Help Support The Norfolk Broads Forum
OR

The Norfolk Broads Forum / Pubs and Restaurants / The Locks Geldstone
login
join
Graphics Off
Search
Forum Members - Book your Hoseasons holiday today, Just call 0345 498 6296

This is a moderated forum Reply to this DiscussionReply to Discussion | Start new discussionNew Discussion << previous || next >> 
Posted By Discussion Topic: The Locks Geldstone

Similar Threads That Might Help :
Geldston Locks| The Locks Inn, Geldeston| locks inn..geldeston| Fitting a Lock on an Outboard| Honing Lock|

book mark this topic Printer-friendly Version  send this discussion to a friend  new posts last

TerryTibbs
Jun-01-2017 @ 12:57 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Harnser Trainer
Posts: 7126
Joined: Jul 2007
TerryTibbs
          

Add To Ignore List
Kevin, you are right and up to a couple of years ago the food was very good, simple pub grub but well cooked abnd tasty, I'm not sure what's gone wrong since then.

dave

Je suis Charlie

kfurbank
Jun-01-2017 @ 1:46 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Mardles sometimes
Posts: 4038
Joined: Nov 2004
kfurbank
          

Add To Ignore List
If I'm honest a few things have gone wrong at The Locks Inn.

The previous owner Tim who owns The Green Jack Brewery got divorced and his wife got the freehold of The Locks Inn and some other assets as part of the settlement, as a result Colin the tenant is no longer tied to Green Jack and reading between the lines positively encouraged to not buy from Tim. This means that one of the BIG plus points for me, Orange Wheat Beer is no longer available.

A couple of years back Colin hired a manager to oversee the day to day running and perhaps took his eye of the ball a little and as a result the food seems to have suffered along with service at times.

As for the rest of it, well it still has no mains grid electric relying on a generator and to this day electric lighting is still missing from the main bar, hence the candles. This all adds to the olde world charm and one shouldn't visit expecting a gastro pub, however the olde world charm on its own isn't enough to make up for the recent shortfall in selection of beer and food quality.

Just because The BA make a request, don't automatically assume they have the powers to make such requests!! Keeping a careful eye on an Authority which is making it's own rules.


Home Photo Gallery Days Afloat Contact Us
Chat Room Downloads Norfolk Broads @ Amazon Make My Logo
Shops & Businesses Members Gear Norfolk Broads @ EBay Holiday Calendar
Pub Guide Tide Tables SOS List Popular Threads
2017 Calendar Contest Make A Donation Links Hireboat Info
Norfolk Broads @ CafePress FAQ Broads Quiz Forum Events
Advertise With Us Forum Shop Boating Bits Stickys and FAQs Boating Bits Hirecraft List

 

 

 



Copyright © 2005 Y2KInternet, All Rights Reserved.