Places to Eat and Drink

There are some excellent eateries and pubs in the area. We have not been able to try them all, but if we have, we can give an honest opinion. If you do chance to visit somewhere we haven't than, please mail us your views and we will post them here (if you are happy, we will also quote you).

Anyway, here is a selection (MORE TO BE ADDED TO SOON):

Establishment
Type
Approx Distance
Comments

Black Lion
Lion Corner House
Buxton

Pub

1.6 km
(1 mile)

Not yet tried this establishment but looks lively, they have live acts on occasions and have 'active sports' nights - darts, cribbage, dominos (get fit while you drink!).

Tel: 01603 279313

The Old Crown Inn, Crown Road, Buxton

Pub

1.6 km
(1 mile)

Excellent pub, very friendly, good range of food - try out the Curry n Pint night and a hearty Sunday roast. Very reasonably priced and good food.

Tel: 01603 279958

Buxton Fried Fish and Chip Shop, Crown Road, Buxton

Fast Food

1.6 km
(1 mile)

A very good fish and chip shop. Be aware that this is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Black Boys Hotel
Market Square
Aylsham

Pub

6.5 km
(4 miles)

An excellent pub with a superb range of food. You must book at the weekends (a week in advance)

Tel: 01263 732122

Kings head, Wroxham Road, Coltishall

Pub

10.6 km
(6.6 miles)

Again, another great pub with superb food. You must book at the weekends (a week in advance).

Tel: 01603 737426

The Recruiting Sergeant, Norwich Road, Horstead

Pub

6.5 km
(4 miles)

Another excellent pub with a superb range of food. You must book at the weekends (a week in advance)

Tel: 01603 737077

The Walpole Arms, The Common, Itteringham

Pub & Restaurant

15 km
(9.5 miles)

Just past Blickling Hall, this award winning Gastro Pub has an excellent 'snack' and 'al a carte' menu. Website

Tel: 01263 587258

Jambos Courtyad Bistro and Cafe, Appleyard, Holt

Bistro/Cafe

35 km
(22 miles)

A very neatly presented bistro styled cafe with very reasonable and well priced food. More for the snack type meal but very satisfying if in a hurry.

Tel: TBC

Byfords, 1-3 Shirehall Plain, Holt, NR25 6BG

Bistro

35 km
(22 miles)

Coming to Byfords is about the whole experience. Byfords is a family run business offering wonderful fresh food cooked on the premises. But it's more than that. It's about the feeling. The building itself is intriguing and steeped in history, and provides a magical atmosphere. Website

Tel: 01263 711400

Butlers, Appleyard, Holt


Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

35 km
(22 miles)

3 chefs produce superb European (Italian focused) food. Drop in for a full 3 course or a cake and coffee or just a beer. Website

Tel: 01263 710790

The Pigs

Pub

21 km
(13 miles)

Excellent food and beer with locally sourced produce with an interesting twist on Tapas, Norfolk's equivalent "Iffits" or if you are really hungry try their signature dish "Three Pigs". Website

Tel: 01263 587634


Further A Field (if you are investigating the area, these are well worth the visit)

Hoste Arms
Burnham Market
Norfolk

Pub, Restaurant, Hotel

56 km
(37 miles)

Excellent menu and good range of beers on tap. Do not do bar meals but the you can eat in the conservatory and gardens (during the summer) which are particularly nicely laid out. Website

Tel: 01328 738 777

Lifeboat Inn
Thornham
Norfolk

Pub

70 km
(43 miles)

Excellent menu, local produce (especially fish) and very good value. Good range of beers on tap and a very laid back atmosphere. Good for kids also. Website

Tel: 01485 512236

Morston Hall, Morston
Norfolk

Restaurant

41 km
(26 miles)

Morston Hall is an intimate country house hotel with its origin in the 17th century. Morston Hall has won great praises from regional and national press for its outstanding cuisine and high standard of accommodation.  It boasts 3 red rosette's and a Michelin Star award. Website

Tel: 01263 741041

Strattons, Swatham

Restaurant

Reviews Please

The Pheasant Hotel, Kelling

Restaurant

Reviews Please

Briarfields, Swatham

Restaurant

Reviews Please

Tides, Cromer

Cafe

 

Reviews Please

Boltons Bistro, Cromer

Bistro

 

Reviews Please

Jacque Restaurant, Cromer

Restaurant

 

Reviews Please

The Orange Tree, Thornham

Pub

 

Reviews Please

The North Norfolk Fish Company , Holt

Fish Shop

 

Reviews Please

Saracens Head, Wolterton

Pub

 

Reviews Please

The Gin Trap, Ringstead

Pub

 

Reviews Please

 


 
 
   
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