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Norwich Pubs & Restaurants

Eating out in Norwich and the countryside is all about the pleasure of enjoying wonderful Norfolk food, the skills of top local chefs and receiving a warm welcome from passionate proprietors. Restaurants in Norwich offer the sophistication of award-winning eateries from trendy bistros to homely gastro-pubs to hotel restaurants and themed meals. Norwich and it's countryside has just about every variety of restaurant you can think of. Plus quite a few have some pretty great awards under their belts!


Norwich Pubs

The Parson Woodforde Freehouse
Situated in the village of Weston Longville, just 20 minutes from Norwich, the Parson Woodforde is a 19th century traditional country pub serving high quality food and a wide variety of cask ales, beers and wines. The warm and welcoming freehouse and restaurant has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment to create a striking contemporary look whilst retaining many of the buildings original features and charm. The Parson Woodforde offers a spacious airy restaurant with views across the countryside, an inviting bar area, plenty of outside seating in the scenic garden and four luxury double bed and breakfast rooms with en suite rooms available from December 2010. Proud of their Norfolk roots, you can expect a wide choice of unique and traditional dishes cooked to order using premium fresh local produce, whether you are dining in the elegant restaurant or the relaxed bar. Menus can change daily to offer customers the best seasonal ingredients from reputable suppliers. A wide range of cask ales and beers are available at the bar, from local breweries such as Chalk Hill, Humpty Dumpty, Grain Brewery and of course Woodforde’s. There is also a broad choice of soft drinks and a list of great wines from around the world, available both by the glass and bottle, so you’re sure to find something you like.

The Hunny Bell
The Hunny Bell sits on the green in the picturesque village of Hunworth in the beautiful Glaven valley two miles south of the popular north Norfolk market town of Holt. The Hunny Bell is a wonderful 18th Century pub with a traditional beamed main bar and cosy snug, recently sensitively restored to create a pub which retains it historic character with upgraded facilities including a brand new kitchen and toilets. Food is an important ingredient of any pub but the emphasis is on traditional fayre rather than the gastro route. Traditional favourites feature heavily with home made suet crust steak and kidney pie, half a pint of prawns and home cooked hand carved ham, eggs and chips and a traditional apple and rhubarb crumble proving to be some of the most popular dishes off the menu. With a new terrace overlooking the green and a charming olde world English garden the Hunny Bell combines all the wonderful characteristics of which the English pub is famous for with proper modern facilities to ensure the comfort, safety and happiness of all our guests.


Norwich Restaurants

Brook Cottage Restaurant
Brook Cottage Restaurant is one of just a handful of owner run restaurants in Norfolk. Opened in 1991 by Mervyn and Gina Hoy, it quickly became one of the premiere eating houses in the Norwich area. A log fire & beamed dining room and an al fresco area compliment the cuisine which concentrates on seasonal local produce, lobster & game being particularly popular. With the owners on hand you can be sure of a relaxing & enjoyable dining experience.

Elm Hill Brasserie
A refreshing change from the endless chain restaurants that seem to crop up everywhere…the Brasserie has a lovely intimate feeling” - Sarah Harding, Eastern Daily Press.“This restaurant is rather special and has created an atmosphere all of its own” - Derek James, Evening News and Sheriff of Norwich 2010/11. Owned by Chef/Proprieter Simon Turner, Elm Hill Brasserie opened in July 2005 and has been growing ever since; welcoming new customers to join those who have been coming since the early days. The small team are united in their passion to provide consistently excellent food and wine together with a friendly, efficient and knowledgable service. All our food is French inspired and made in-house, using fresh produce from our excellent local suppliers. Menus change regularly to reflect the season and market availability