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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.

95 Overstrand Road
Village, Town or City: Cromer
Postcode: NR27 0DJ Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Chris Graveling
Phone number: 01263 512412
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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.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Grove Cromer.

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20 Tombland
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR3 1LB Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Christine Malcolm
Phone number: 01603 209955
Fax Number: 01603 613688
Indie Voucher Title: The Maids Head Treat
Indie Voucher Details: The Maids Head Hotel "Allthingsnorfolk" offer. Book a room at the Maids Head Hotel and enjoy a chilled bottle of Prosecco with chocolates in your room on arrival, a three-course dinner in the AA Rosette awarded restaurant & full English breakfast from
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The four star Maids Head Hotel is the oldest hotel in Britain. The site has been providing hospitality since the early 12th century. With its long history of famous guests, including Edward the Black Prince, Catherine of Aragon and Queen Elizabeth I and tradition of service to the local community, the hotel is filled with character that sets it apart. 

As an independent hotel we pride ourselves on excellent service, attention to detail and flexibility making our guests feel welcome and at ease whilst staying with us. Our Chefs understand that every guests needs are different and whilst creating our mouth-watering menus of local produce they will be happy to look after any dietary request. Our restaurant and bar staff are on hand to recommend the perfect wine to match your meal and will do so by course as required.

In addition to our bedrooms and restaurant the hotel also has eight event rooms which can cater for up to 200 guests for weddings, banquets, and conferences. All of our event rooms have individual character, combining this with our flexible approach to events we can tailor make bespoke events to match our customers' needs.

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Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • Elevator
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Raveningham
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR14 6NS Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Sonya Roebuck
Phone number: 01508 548480
Website: Website Title

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 sonya@raveningham.com 01508 548480 for all enquiries, individual or group.

We look forward to welcoming you to our living garden.

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Facilities:
  • Cafe
  • Parking
  • Groups Allowed
  • Pets Welcome
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Runton Road
Village, Town or City: Cromer
Postcode: NR27 9AS Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Phone number: 01263 512543
Fax Number: 01263 515700
Website: Website Title

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

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Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
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Cromer Road
Village, Town or City: West Runton
Postcode: NR27 9QA Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Phone number: 01263 837537
Website: Website Title

Nestling in the pretty village of West Runton discover the natural beauty of this small coastal Norfolk village, an ideal place to stay for playing Golf, Horse-riding, Fishing, or enjoying beautiful country and coastal walks with nearby bird watching facilities. It has an attractive clean beach which is only a stone's throw away from the Hotel.

There are nearby facilities for squash, tennis and swimming, and a varied selection of local museums, wildlife parks and attractions to make your stay a memorable one. Close to West Runton are a number of interesting National Trust properties and the famous North Norfolk Steam Railway

The Dormy House is a small family Hotel with lots of character and run to a very high standard with Staff who endeavour to create a warm and friendly atmosphere with exceptional hospitality and service.

The commitment starts on your arrival in Reception with our smiling Receptionist to welcome you and help you settle into your room

Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
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The Street
Village, Town or City: Lyng
Postcode: NR9 5AL Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Gavin and Victoria Hunt
Phone number: 01603 872316
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Set in Norfolk’s Wensum Valley, Lyng is in a beautiful part of the country which is very popular with walkers and anglers, so once you have had enough of outdoorthe main street, and near to a stream in the charming Village of Lyng, The Fox Country Pub & Restaurant dates back almost 300 years.

In 2014, The Fox was taken over by Husband and Wife team Gavin & Victoria Hunt, who also run one of Norfolk’s most popular Pub-Restaurants, The Lodge in North Tuddenham

Fully renovated, we’ve retained traditional elements such as the beamed ceiling, open fire and tiled floor that add to the warm, welcoming feel and contrasted them with modern styling. The resulting mood is fresh and eclectic without belying the business’s Country Pub origins.

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Serious about food and drink, The Fox features a wide range of Real Ales and fine wines, together with a tasty menu formed from the best local produce. All dishes are freshly prepared and we believe that you will always find something that will appeal to you.

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Children’s Menus are available and we can also cater for any special dietary requirements.

For brighter days, The Fox has an enclosed garden with lovely views of the church.

The Fox has off-road parking.

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Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Outside Seating
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
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