All Things Eating Out showcases fabulous independent places to eat out in Norfolk. Whether you are looking for an eatery with fine views over the Norfolk Coast, Countryside or City of Norwich, or a fine dining restaurant to make that occasion extra special , this category is full of fabulous independent Norfolk eateries, with many focussing on locally sourced produce.
Barnham Broom is a luxury resort offering a warm welcome to all guests looking for an exceptional experience. With first class facilities and amenities, Barnham Broom boasts a stylish setting in the heart of the Norfolk countryside.
Conveniently located just west of Norwich, Barnham Broom is the perfect base to explore both the city and the surrounding area. The resort overlooks 300 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside with 46 contemporary bedrooms offering comfortable, stylish and luxurious accommodation.
Two contrasting 18-hole golf courses, The Valley and The Hill, surround the River Yare Valley, offer a premium golf destination.
The Spa at Barnham Broom is a wonderful place to relax and unwind, offering a complete range of professional treatments and luxurious ESPA products. The Spa has recently introduced the luxurious range of Ytsara treatments and products, which are vegan and cruelty-free and are central to the new spa day.
The Vegan Spa journey offers a guilt free indulgence and treatment with a back exfoliation followed by a relaxing back massage and a deeply relaxing scalp massage. Afterwards guests can settle down to a vegan afternoon tea in the Valley Bar or out on the terrace, along with access to the swimming pool, relaxation pool, saina, steam room and loungers. The Vegan Spa day is available from just £75 per person.
The Edge Health & Fitness Club, with its state-of-the-art gym equipment, sauna, steam room, squash courts, tennis courts, fitness classes and heated indoor swimming pool, is the perfect place to improve your health & well-being.
Enjoy high-quality dining in the award-winning Brasserie or visit the Valley Bar’s comfortable lounge for afternoon tea or an indulgent cocktail or two. Or, come and relax at the Sports Bar, which offers a fantastic menu in an informal setting.
Situated nearby to Loddon and Beccles our gardens surround Raveningham Hall, home to Sir Nicholas and Lady Bacon (and home to the Bacon family since 1735).
Enjoy the beauty of our varied and ever-changing floral seasons. The Gardens are set out as the Edwardian plans with large herbaceous borders surrounding a Victorian walled kitchen garden. In the 1960s the planting was enhanced by the inspiration of Priscilla, Lady Bacon an energetic plantswoman who collected many rare species from around the world transforming the garden over 50 years. The walled kitchen garden was brought back to full working order in the last 20 years and is now producing fruit and vegetables for the House. There is a fine late 19th century Boulton and Paul range of glasshouses, stocked conservatory and melon pits, all in working order.
A Millennium project by Nicholas Bacon to build a lake on the North side of the House is now firmly established as is an Arboretum that was planted after the destruction of a wood in the 1987 gale; this gave an opportunity to plant a large variety of trees and shrubs under a plan designed by the eminent plantsman Roy Lancaster. New additions to the garden include a Herb Garden, a Stumpery and a garden designed around Francis Bacon’s essays based on the passage of time.
The main specialities of the garden are snowdrops followed by bulbs in early spring, later in the season agapanthus are a main feature. Our Gardens are circa 10 acres all in a glorious 18th Century parkland setting with sculpture by Susan Bacon in and around the gardens. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.
Main Season Opening Times
We are open for both individual visits and Group Tours of 10-30 people.
Our Gardens and Tea Room are open throughout February 11-4pm (closed Saturdays) and on set days April to August. Please see our website www.raveningham.com for opening days & times.
Friends of Raveningham Gardens
Become a friend and visit throughout our opening times for just £20 per person.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 01508 548480 for all enquiries, individual or group.
We look forward to welcoming you to our living garden.
Welcome to Dalegate Market, the independent retail site with shops & Deepdale Cafe in Burnham Deepdale. The shopping centre is on the A149 coast road, approximately half way between Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea in the heart of the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. The centre is a major North Norfolk Coast hub, offering a place to relax, shop, eat, drink and connect with friends and family.
There's great food and drink from Deepdale Café, offering breakfast, lunch, tea, coffee and cake. The shopping site is home to mainly independent shops - Deepdale Stores supermarket & fuel station (petrol & diesel), Fat Face clothing & accessories shop, Gone Crabbing Norfolk clothing & souvenirs shop, Relish jewellery & accessories, One Stop Nature Shop, The Hare & The Hen gallery (and Philippa Lee pottery workshop), and Driftwood Glass Studio The shops are joined by Deepdale Bike Hire, Norfolk Hideaways holiday cottage agency and Deepdale Visitor Information Centre (TIC).
Dalegate Market welcomes Pop Up Shops a week at a time throughout the Summer and at various other times of the year. Dalegate Market is also home to two of the major North Norfolk Coast events - Deepdale Christmas Market and Deepdale Spring Market.
Dalegate Market is popular with visitors, tourists and locals, whether they are shopping for the essentials like bread and milk, or spoiling themselves (or others) with presents and gifts such as jewellery, clothing, binoculars, art and crafts. Come and join us for some retail therapy for wonderful items that you won't find on the high street.
The site fits well with the tourism accommodation facilities of Deepdale Farm next door, which include Deepdale Backpackers Hostel, Deepdale Camping and Deepdale Groups Hostel. There are also many other things to do and see in the village - Brancaster Staithe & Burnham Deepdale.
Our loyal band of customers already know how good the food and drink is at The Fur and Feather Inn - it's what keeps them coming back. Don't just take our word for it, we're featured in the Good Pub Guide, CAMRA's Good Beer Guide and nominated for local awards. Here's why...
It's a beautiful setting to eat or drink, a thatched pub, in one of Broadland's prettiest villages. The atmosphere is as traditional as the setting. Friendly staff behind the oak topped bar, the day's newspapers on top of it. A welcoming fire and no TV, juke box or pool table. Next door is Woodforde's brewery. We serve their award winning ales straight from the cask.
A great place to come for a drink but the Fur and Feather is probably defined by its food. Here traditional meets modern, whether you choose to eat in the restaurant, the bar or large garden. Our chefs have built up a countywide reputation. Steak-and-kidney pudding fans have been known to travel from as far as Fakenham and Lowestoft after hearing about ours!
It's traditional English fare all home-made, seasonal and local where possible. There's always more than 20 main courses to choose from and menus change regularly and our specials boards change daily. Where possible, we use local suppliers. Coxford's butchers at Aylsham make our half pound burgers especially for us. It's all complimented by an exceptional wine list.
Open all year round, the Cliftonville Hotel has established an enviable reputation with stunning coastal views. The Edwardian elegance of the hotel has been skilfully retained, whilst the comfort and standards that guests have come to expect from a top class family run hotel are self evident. Located on Cromer’s west cliff, it sets an impressive standard as one of North Norfolk’s leading hotels.
Located at the Cliftonville Hotel is Bolton's Bistro, a busy and thriving bistro which specialises in fresh fish dishes including the world renowned Cromer Crab and locally caught lobster (when in season), as well as a variety of meat dishes, seasonal salads, steaks and also vegetarian choices.
The vast Specials Board changes on a daily basis, and with desserts to die for and tempting liqueur coffees, a visit to Bolton's is a must for anyone visiting the area. Open Daily 12noon to 2pm and 6pm to 9pm. Booking is essential.
• Pre-Pier Show booking available
• Cromer Crab and Local Lobster when in season
• Rump, Fillet and Sirloin steaks
• Full Vegetarian choices
• Fresh Fish dishes
• Seasonal Salads
• Children's Menu available
• Ronaldo's Homemade Ice Cream
• Desserts to die for!
• All meals cooked fresh to order
• Only the best in local produce from land and sea
• Locally sourced where possible
The Grove Cromer provides quality hotel accommodation both B&B, holiday cottages and glamping within walking distance of the North Norfolk coast.
A family-run guest house since 1936, The Grove is only half a mile from Cromer town centre, and more importantly, it is just a short walk, through its own private entrance into the woods, from the cliffs and beach.
Alongside a choice of ensuite rooms in the beautiful Georgian country house, we have six self-catering cottages in the adjacent barn conversions.
Our fabulous two rosette restaurant serves a full English breakfast, afternoon teas, Sunday lunch and dinner throughout the week. The restaurant is split into two rooms, with the original dining room available for private dining.
There is plenty of space to unwind both for adults and children, whether splashing about in our indoor heated swimming pool, knocking a table tennis ball around, exploring our three acres of gardens with their tree-house and trampoline, or putting your feet up with a cup of tea in our beautiful lounge or new orangery bar. Further afield, a children’s play area is just a few minutes’ woodland walk away.
All the activities of Cromer are reachable either by car or on foot. You can walk entirely off-road along the cliffs through our own entrance into Warren Woods at the top of the garden.
From the day it was built, The Grove has been a family house, a place of welcome, relaxation and security for more than two centuries. Through the guest house and cottages we aim to extend that welcome to all who visit us. We wish our guests to experience the warmth and comfort that has been infused into the house by many generations of people, and we have built on this legacy to create a place where you can come in and immediately relax.
The Grove are proud to announce that Sundown will be opening on May 17th 2021 serving Norfolk tapas, lobster, pizza and ice-cream, in our giant tipis on the lawn. The Grove have been lucky enough to have had financial help from New Anglia LEP with Sundown.
We look forward to welcoming you to The Grove Cromer.