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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.

The food was excellent and we enjoyed it all.

Rachel Cobb 25 July 2016
from Chelmsford

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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 (7)
  • lunch (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • value (4)
  • large parties (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • business (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
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  • ((((* by from Hertford

    Great food and excellent service. Quiet for a Sunday lunch which was a shame given the quality.

  • ((((( by from Greater Manchester

    Beautiful restaurant, with friendly helpful staff. Booked in two weeks ago to make sure we got a table. Last night we had the Norfolk week menu. The food was amazing, it was that good we have booked again for tonight. The waitress cannot do enough for you and really plesant. We had the duck and chicken dishes absolutely beautiful. Xx

  • ((((* by from London Borough of Hackney

    It was Norfolk Restaurant Week, so there was a set menu, which in itself I don't like, but the food was very good, the service excellent and the dining room's ambiance very enjoyable. All in all very pleasant indeed.

  • ((*** by from London

    Too hot. No fans or AC. Lacking in atmosphere- a bit of background music would have helped. Food bit dull really - under seasoned duck, odd prawns with pineapple (?!?) Fish was OK. Didn't stay for desert. Wine list lacking

  • ((((( by from Little Walsingham

    Welcomed on arrival by lovely staff
    Beautifully decorated and scrupulousley clean
    Chef is a highly talented craftsman
    Food quality and presentation is of a truly international standard best venison I have eaten
    Very affordable prices considering the overall quality
    Service charge not added automatically but they fully our tip

  • ((((( by from Chelmsford

    The food was excellent and we enjoyed it all.

  • ((((( by from Norwich

    Excellent meal particularly liked well priced wine list, good décor and will be nice outside when weather warms up !

  • (((** by from Wells-next-the-Sea

    A superb lunch Very many choices all delicious. Friendly staff and a great chef.will certainly be on our list when entertaining friends.

  • ((((( by from Little Walsingham

    Easy booking service. Good food and good service. 4 people in the party, all had different meals choices , each equally impressed with their meal.

  • ((((( by from Little Walsingham

    Great atmosphere, friendly service and the food was fabulous. Thank you for a great evening will visit again soon.

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