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The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant

2 Wells Road, Walsingham, NR22 6DJ

(((() British
Opening hours
Tuesday To Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:39 - 21:00.

Excellent service food was exceptional highly reccommend

Grant Humphreys 16 April 2017
from Suffolk

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The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant offers classic, locally-sourced British cuisine featuring meat from the farm butchery and game from the Walsingham Estate Shoot. Served fresh from the counter, the restaurant’s fish and chips are a local favourite.

Serving up British dishes with a French twist, The Norfolk Riddle menu features culinary delights such as roasted Gressingham duck breast with honeyed turnips and Chinese five spices, and succulent ox cheek and vegetables pot-au-feu with horseradish. The restaurant’s name comes from the riddles used to sort potatoes, a key Norfolk crop.

Local, fresh, and seasonal ingredients are paramount at The Norfolk Riddle, a philosophy that extends to the restaurant’s drinks, too. Diners can enjoy a superb choice of wine, local Norfolk ales and cider from nearby Wells-next-the-Sea.

Set in the gorgeous Norfolk countryside, The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant is just a 13-minute drive from nearby Fakenham.

The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant

2 Wells Road, Walsingham, NR22 6DJ

Contact +44 1328821903

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Customer reviews for The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant

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  • dinner (18)
  • lunch (13)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • romantic (4)
  • business (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • private dining (3)
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  • al fresco (2)
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  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Grant Humphreys from Suffolk

    Excellent service food was exceptional highly reccommend

  • ((((* 12 April 2017 by Jacquie Wilcox from Liverpool

    A wonderful meal, the food was fabulous and service attentive.

  • ((((( 3 April 2017 by Martin Stevens from Billericay

    Great little find. We rang to check menu and chef/owner must have answered. When we didn't like two of the dishes he was offering he suggested alternatives which he put on the menu for us.lovely food, lovely surroundings, that service. Highly recommend.

  • ((((* 1 April 2017 by Keith Wills from Fakenham

    Very polite and attentive staff providing good service. Soup very tasty as was all the dishes but the potatoes on the lamb hotpot had not been browned which unfortunately made the dish look insipid.

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Claire Brown from North Norfolk

    We went to the Norfolk Riddle for a Mothers Day meal. We were greeted very warmly and promptly shown to our table. The restaurant was very well presented and had a lovely feel to it. We were automatically given a bottle of cold water for our table and given the menu. There was something for everyone and the children's meals could be adjusted for larger or smaller appetites. Great range to choose from something for everyone. Our food was promptly served and was very well presented, it tasted delicious. We all chose a different dessert so we could all sample some of each. We were the last to leave the restaurant, not once were we rushed or mad to feel we were holding people up. A lovely time was had by all and the mums were given champagne and truffles which was a really nice touch. We shall certainly be returning customers now we have found this little gem!!

  • ((((( 12 March 2017 by Anne Galeski from Walsingham

    Excellent food, large dish of Norfolk mussels, served with cheerful and no fuss. Always a good meal in the 4 visits so far.

  • ((((( 5 March 2017 by Anthony Love from Harleston

    Lovely welcome fire in dining room on a wet day

  • (((** 15 February 2017 by Andrea Beal from Wiveton

    Enjoyable lunch, good menu and good for gf but the food was almost cold which rather spilt it, the chips were luke warm, the egg and bacon in the sandwich completely cold and the fish finger just warm, service was quite slow, but we weren't in s hurry, it was busy but only one waitress so understandable. I have always enjoyed the Riddle and would come again despite the problems yesterday.

  • ((((* 12 February 2017 by John Bunce from Fakenham

    Haven't been here for a few years...What a difference!!
    Food was delicious.Service faultless,by friendly helpful staff in a warm & cosy setting.
    We'll be back very soon....

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Ann Duncan from London

    Great fish and chips by a roaring fire. Perfect for a cold February weekend.

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