EATING OUT THE NORFOLK COAST HAS MANY EXCELLENT PLACES TO EAT Local Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes If you are considering eating out on the Norfolk Coast on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday lunch or anytime during peak season - we strongly recommend that you reserve a table as early as possible. If you want to use a taxi this will also need to be pre-booked. Takeaways in Heacham The Great Wall, Station Road, Heacham (2 mins walk)01485 571046 (Closed Tuesday) Chinese food (takeaway only). £ Heacham Fish Bar, High Street, Heacham (8 mins walk) All fish cooked while you wait (takeaway only). Open Tues to Thurs 4.45pm-8pm Fri & Sat 4.45pm-9pm. £ Spice Garden, High Street, Heacham (8 mins walk) 01485 579393 Open all weekIndian restaurant and take away (inc. delivery). £ Pubs in Heacham - all approx. 5 minutes walk from the house The West Norfolk, Station Road, Heacham Large local pub providing reasonable priced food and local ales. £ Fox and Hounds, Station Road, Heacham Local pub serving food; ales from its own micro brewery. £ Listed in proximity from Heacham House The Lavender Kitchen, Norfolk Lavender, Heacham ( 20 min walk 3-5 mins drive)Situated within 'Norfolk Lavender' at the edge of the village this café/restaurant serves lunches - including Sunday lunch, snacks, cream teas, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Hot meals served from 12-3pm. £ to ££ Mulberry Restaurant, Hunstanton Road, Heacham (25 min walk 3-5 mins drive)Situated in the Heacham Manor Hotel this restaurant offers modern food in pleasant surroundings. The dining room is a light and airy conservatory overlooking the golf course. Good reports from our guests as long as you don't dine too late in the evening. Now holds an AA rosette award. Booking advised £££ *Rose and Crown, Snettisham (5 minute drive)http://www.roseandcrownsnettisham.co.uk/01485 541382Very popular local pub, (pub of the year 2015 in the Good Pub Guide), that was once a coaching Inn and does delicious food (portions can be huge!) with a local slant and is always very busy. Pub meals and a restaurant menu with specials changing daily. Has a number of awards. Booking advised. £££ **The Old Bank Bistro, Snettisham (5 minute drive)01485 544080 Open for lunch and evening meals Thursday, Friday and Saturday, closed Mondays and Tuesdays, lunch only on Wednesday & Sunday. The Old Bank is a small, family run bistro owned by Agnieszka & Lewis King. They have been awarded Best Local Restaurant in the country by The Good Food Guide, so early booking is essential for dinner (2-3 weeks ahead). Offering delicious, homemade, fresh and imaginative food, sourced locally whenever possible. Lewis is able to cater for special diets if given notice. Well worth a visit and one of our very favourite places to eat (we also share The Fruit Pig Co. as a supplier). ££££ King William, Sedgeford (7 minute drive)01485 571765 The King William is a good local pub with bar, dining rooms and garden. The friendly landlord ensures the pub has a good atmosphere and has extended dining areas both indoor and alfresco. Regularly changing specials board. Outside garden. £££ The Gin Trap Inn, Ringstead (10 minute drive)http://www.thegintrapinn.co.uk/ Cosy and welcoming pub/restaurant. Traditional 17th century, listed coaching inn. Pub favourites including vegetarian and GF offerings. Great place to stop for drink to watch the sun go down from the front garden. Extensive gin menu! The Lodge, Old Hunstanton (8 minute drive)01485 532896 Popular pub and restaurant on the coast road, just refurbished. Restaurant open for lunch from noon to 2pm and for dinner between 6.30pm and 9.00pm. Serving a range of locally sourced Norfolk seafood and meats. Dine inside or al fresco on the veranda. The spacious and lively open bar has large screen TV showing Sky sports. £££ *The Neptune Old Hunstanton (8 minute drive)01485 532122 (Closed Mondays) This fine dining restaurant serves modern British food, excellently cooked and served in a relaxed atmosphere by husband and wife team Kevin and Jacki Mangeolles. Kevin uses the best seasonal produce that Norfolk has to offer; locally landed fish & lobsters, Courtyard Farm Organic Pork, Graham Yewdale's Lamb, fruit from Drove Orchard, local game and much more...... Fabulous cooking has won this unpretentious restaurant a much deserved Michelin star and AA three rosette award - great for a special occasion - good value Sunday Lunch menu. Booking essential. £££££ *Eric's Fish & Chips (12 minute drive)at Drove Orchards on A149 coast road ThornhamPosh fish and chips. Recently opened by local chef and patron of nearby Titchwell Manor Hotel, Eric Snaith. Open from 12 until 9 pm daily. Guests can enjoy traditional British fish and chips along with more modern European small plates and sides with all produce sourced from the local area whenever possible (including great homemade tartar sauce!). A menu of homemade ice-creams is also on offer. Eat in or takeaway. Licenced. £ *The Orange Tree, Thornham (15 minute drive)http://www.theorangetreethornham.co.uk/restaurant.htm01485 512213 Award winning pub and restaurant. Dogs welcome in the bar area. Well worth a visit if you are looking for good & and unusual pub food or maybe a special occasion splurge. We've eaten some very good food here. Large outside gardens with play area. Booking advisable. ££££ *The Duck Inn, Stanhoe (15 minute drive)01485 518330 Friendly husband & wife team (chef and front of house) now own The Duck which has gone from strength to strength and is mentioned in the Michelin Guide. Attractive dining room & cosy bar. Good food and great Sunday lunch. One of our very favourites but does book up well in advance. Booking essential. £££ The King's Head, Great Bircham (18 minutes)01485 578265 Serving traditional pub fare and more elaborate dishes. Large formal dining room. Situated in the inland village of Great Bircham between Docking and Houghton Hall. Popular for Sunday lunch. £££ The Hoste Arms, Burnham Market (20 -25 minute drive)01328 738777 Popular 17th century coaching inn situated in the fashionable village of Burnham Market. Extensive menu for lunches and dinner. Booking essential. Outside garden and in the summer a great alfresco restaurant. ££££ *Socius, Burnham Market (20 -25 minute drive)www.sociusnorfolk.co.uk01328 738307Opened in February 2018 and already one of our favourites! Large airy barn style building with open kitchen and some mezzanine seating, simple modern decor serving modern British take on tapas dishes using local ingredients. Delicious food (eat as much or as little as you like with the small sharing plates). The Gurney's kiln roasted salmon was divine; great service. If you find yourself in Burnham Market pop in for lunch or dinner, or if you fancy something a little different it's worth an extra few minutes in the car. Plenty of parking. Closed Monday and Tuesday. £££ to ££££ (depending on how greedy you are!) The Crown Inn, East Rudham (20 minute drive)01485 528530 Part of the ever growing chain of Kiwi Inns. Offers a comprehensive and varied menu relying on local ingredients. £££ The Ship, Brancaster (20 minute drive)01485 210333 Opened in 2010 with the same format as the Crown Inn but slightly more expensive due to the position on the coast road. Early booking for both is advisable. Tables in the garden & bar on a first come first served basis. Good choice on the menu and tasty food. £££ *White Horse, Brancaster Staithe (20 minute drive)http://www.whitehorsebrancaster.co.uk/eat/01485 210262 A lovely conservatory restaurant with sun deck terrace and adjoining dining area with spectacular sea views over Brancaster and Scolt head Island. Emphasis is on seafood but also offers good bar choices including a delicious tapas menu. Excellent for lunch or dinner. For diners early booking is advisable, the terrace is popular at lunchtimes. £££ Titchwell Manor, Titchwell, (18 minute drive)01485 544080 Emphasis on seafood with a menu that prides itself on being that little bit different Titchwell Manor houses two restaurants; the Eating Rooms, an informal dining area and bar with a seaview terrace, and the fine dining Conservatory Restaurant. Has 3 AA rosettes ££££ Deepdale Café Burnham Deepdale (24 minute drive)01485 211055Café format with great breakfasts and lunches - very popular with the sailing crowd. Booking at weekends advisable. Outside tables. ££ Jolly Sailors, Brancaster Staithe (20 minute drive)01485 210314 Home cooked pub food pizzas and takeaways along with ales from the local Brancaster Brewery can be had at this 18th century freehouse pub. Beer garden and parking. £££ The Victoria, Holkham (33 minute drive)01328 713230Situated a short walk from the gates of the Holkham estate and Holkham beach this is a very popular bar and restaurant especially in Summer and school holidays. Serving a varied menu and Adnams (Suffolk) ales. £££ The Nelson, Burnham Thorpe (29 minute drive)01328 738241 In the village where Nelson was born with stone flagged floors and original wooden settles. Menu features local produce, meat, fish and seafood. Many Nelson paintings, books & memorabilia on display and for sale. Booking on weekends advisable. Local specialty a drink called Nelson's blood. Large garden. £££ French's Fish & Chips Wells Next-Sea (35 minute drive)Midday to 10.30pm all summer. Join the queue! £ Wells Crab House Cafe Ltd (35 minute drive)01328 710456 Recommended to us. Family run restaurant offering quality local produce, including fresh seafood caught by their own boat Blucher £££ Morston Hall, Morston (45 minute drive)01263 741041 Restaurant with AA 3 red rosette's and a Michelin Star award. Morston Hall's restaurant has a set dinner menu (changes daily). Dinner is served at a single sitting: 7.30 for 8.00pm. The dining room is open every night of the week with a fixed charge of £60 pp. £££££ Kings Head, Letheringsett, Holt (45 minute drive)01263 712691 Great setting for a fine summers day and good food delivered with a modern twist. Substantial pretty garden. £££ Byfords Café, Holt (45 minute drive)01263 711400 Family-run deli with a real emphasis on delicious home-made food. Very popular lunchtime venue, booking is essential at weekends if you don't want to wait. They do great cake! £££ Cookie's Crab Shed, Salthouse (50 minute drive)01263 740352 More than just a shellfish shop, Cookie's also offers platters, salads, sandwiches plus hot and cold drinks - all which may be taken away or eaten inside or in our garden overlooking the salt marshes Feel free to bring your own beer or wine to enjoy with your meal. ££ *Our current favorites! Let us know if you don't have a good experience.