10 places in Norwich where you can buy a pint for £3.50 or less
As the weekend rolls around you might be thinking of heading into the city for a drink with friends, but where can you go that won't break the bank? Here's a look at some of the different pubs and bars you might not have thought to visit.
• The Mischief, 8 Fye Bridge Street
The Mischief Tavern prides itself not only on being the Jägermeister headquarters of Norwich, but for having top drink deals and with all of their pints of ale costing £3, it's not hard to see why. This weekend, the drinks are even cheaper as customers will be able to grab themselves a pint of Young's Bitter for only £2.30 while stock lasts.
• The Fat Cat Pub, 49 West End Street
One of the most popular real ale pubs in the city, The Fat Cat serves up a selection of their own Fat Cat Brewery Beers for very reasonable prices. The cheapest of the bunch is The Fat Cat Bitter, which you can get a pint of for only £2.70.
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• The Coach and Horses, 82 Thorpe Road
The Coach and Horses on Thorpe Road (not to be confused with The Coach and Horses on Bethel Street) is located on the same site as the Chalk Hill Brewery, meaning they, like The Fat Cat, are serving up a range of their own home-brewed real ales. Of these, the cheapest is the Brewery Tap which costs £2.80 for a pint, and the most expensive is the Old Tackle, which is £3.50.
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• The Ribs of Beef, 24 Wensum Street
Just a short walk out from the city centre, you'll find The Ribs of Beef, a friendly pub which prides itself on being 'the City's favourite local'. The cheapest pint you'll find here is Wolf Brewery's Golden Jackal, which costs £2.80 a pint, however you can also get a pint of Woodforde's Wherry for £3.40 and Carlsberg for £3.50.
• The Murderers and The Gardeners Arms, 2-8 Timber Hill
Licensed as The Gardeners Arms, but known locally as The Murderers, this pub with a gruesome history offers customers a pint of The Wolf Brewery's Edith Cavell ale for £2.90. A pint of Carlsberg can also be bought here for a little over this, costing £2.95.
• The Playhouse Bar, 42-58 St Georges Street
If you're looking for somewhere a little different to go for drinks, why not head to the Playhouse Bar. As well as offering ales by Woodforde's and Adnams for £3.30 a pint, they also have a range of quirky interior design features, including a model city on the ceiling, local artwork displays, and a model train running through the centre of the bar.
• The Reindeer Pub & Kitchen, 10 Dereham Road
This popular pub on Dereham Road is well-known known for its Sunday lunches but also boasts great deals on drinks. Fans of Elgood's Cambridge bitter should head here to get a pint for only £3.20.
• The Birdcage, 23 Pottergate
From tea and cake to fine wines, real ales and cocktails this pub in the Norwich Lanes does it all. They also frequently host an array of exciting events and encourage guests to bring in their fish and chips from Grosvenor Fish Bar across the street. When it comes to value for money, a pint of Green King's India Pale Ale (IPA) here will set you back £3.40.
• St Andrews Brew House, 41 St Andrews Street
Established in 2015, this bar in the heart of the city is also home to a restaurant and micro-brewery where their five own ales - Rye IPA, Porter, IPA, Cloudy Cider and Black IPA - are created. All of these drinks are available at the bar for a cost of £3.50 per pint.
• Adam and Eve, 17 Bishopgate
Thought to be the oldest pub in the city, with the earliest known reference made in 1249, the Adam and Eve is located in Bishopgate close to the Cathedral. From here you will be able to purchase a pint of Adnams Southwold Bitter for exactly £3.50.
• Always remember to drink responsibly, visit drinkaware.co.uk for more information.