- Chives Brasserie
A wine bar and bistro open all day serving lunches and dinner, best to book in the summer months as it gets very busy.
- Steak and Stilton
An elegant restaurant situated above the Marine bar. Evening service only, white cloths soft lights and good food.
- Marine Bar and the Waterside
Sister pubs with the Waterside being on the front with a conservatory overlooking the sea. This is a family pub serving pub food at reasonable prices. The Marine Bar is more adult based with a similar menu of main courses only. Plenty of outside seating for warm weather.
- Northgate Indian
Good Indian cuisine at this popular local restaurant. Gained many local awards. Booking at weekends advisable.
- The Goblins Pantry
A licensed cafe serving good honest home cooking at good prices. Open till 8 pm in the summer but closes out of season. Outside seating available.
In Surrounding Villages
- Silk Road 2, Heacham, Lavender Hill (5 minute drive)
Peking and Cantonese food prepared to a high standard.
- King William, Sedgeford (10 minute drive)
Has a well deserved reputation for good food at reasonable prices and is busy in all year round. local atmosphere and has recently extended the dining areas both indoor and alfresco. Regularly changing specials board. Outside garden.
- Rose and Crown, Snettisham (10 minute drive)
Very local pub that was once a coaching Inn and does delicious food with a local slant and is always very busy throughout the summer. Pub meals and a restaurant menu with specials changing daily. It has won a number of awards and comes highly recommended. Substantial garden with play area.
- Gin Trap, Ringstead (10 minute drive)
Popular village pub with up market food menu recently added a conservatory. Outside garden.
- The Old Bank Café, Snettisham (10 minute drive)
Café Bistro. Open all day and at night, it is lit by candlelight serving generous portions of tasty rustic food and the its bring your own so you can drink good wine at supermarket prices. Outside tables.
- The Orange Tree, Thornham (10 minute drive)
Great food, friendly staff and lively atmosphere. Variety of menus from simple good bar choices such as to their signature dish HRH’s Sandringham estate rib-eye with bernaise at £26. Worth a visit if you are looking for good pub food or maybe a special occasion splurge. Large outside gardens with play area. Booking advisable.
- Lifeboat Inn Thornham (10 minute drive)
A Norfolk Institution, packed with character always amazingly busy. Eat in the bar as prices much less than the restaurant and a lovely conservatory to eat in .Close to the beach. Outside terrace with play area.
- The Hoste Inn, Burnham Market (20 minute drive)
A wonderful building set in an idyllic setting of a village green. Has won many local and national awards – Signature dishes include oysters (oriental, tempura or rarebit) or 21 day New York steak. Best to book a couple of weeks ahead. Outside garden and in the summer a great alfresco restaurant.
- White Horse, Brancaster Staithe (15 minute drive)
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 overall standards for food and service “can vary”. Expect to pay about £45 a head. Good for lunch or perfect for an early evening drink at sunset. For diners early booking is advisable.
- Titchwell Manor, Titchwell (15 minute drive)
Fine dining in more formal setting. Emphasis on seafood with a menu that’s a little bit different. About £45 a head. Booking advisable.
- Yurt Restauarant, Thornham (15 minute drive)
Opened in 2009, the Yurt is a large, round, semi-permanent tent with vertical walls and a conical roof. Inside you’ll find a gentle Turkish-cum-Moroccan style interior, with lamps, lanterns and low tables with reclined wicker chairs alongside more conventional blue wooden dining furniture. The atmosphere is ambient with peaceful music and no urgency to hurry. Food relies on local ingredients such as Yurt fish stew, slow roast lamb or butternut squash risotto.
- Deepdale Café, Burnham Deepdale (20 minute drive)
Upmarket Café format with great breakfasts and lunches with a varied but always fresh menu.- very popular so booking at weekends advisable. Lots of Outside tables.
- Byford Café / Deli, Holt (20 minute drive)
Family-run upmarket deli with a real emphasis on delicious home-made food. A local institution. Very popular venue especially when shopping in Holt but booking is absolutely essential at weekends in summer.
- Morston Hall, Morston (25 minute drive)
Galton Blackiston’s restaurant, and the only one with 3 red rosette’s and a Michelin Star award within a 50 mile radius. For serious foodies as you should expect to pay about £60 a head. Early booking is essential.
- Brancaster Staithe
- Burnham Deepdale
- Burnham Market