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The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant

2 Wells Road, Walsingham, NR22 6DJ

(((() British
  •  - Norfolk
  •  - Norfolk
  •  - Norfolk
  •  - Norfolk
  •  - Norfolk
  •  - Norfolk
Main course: £15
Food spend: £23
Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00.

Excellent. Friendly welcome, good service, excellent food we were very happy

Cecilia Crowson quinn 01 February 2018
from Leicestershire

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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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  • dinner (46)
  • lunch (29)
  • value (26)
  • child friendly (17)
  • large parties (13)
  • private dining (13)
  • romantic (10)
  • trendy (7)
  • luxury (6)
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  • al fresco (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • entertainment (2)
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  • ((((( 16 February 2018 by Lynne Harvey from Little Snoring

    I would like to say that both my husband and I enjoyed all 3 of our dishes all beautifully cooked and so tasty the restaurant had been made so special for Valentines and the staff are always lovely and helpful I was particularly touched by the red rose all the ladies were given. Such a lovely romantic atmosphere and overall very enjoyable evening. Thank you all

  • ((((( 16 February 2018 by Susan Vaughan from Walsingham

    The food was really good quality and every dish that my husband and I chose was delicious. The ham hock starter was good - the home made picallili really added something special to the dish The Bailey's creme brulee was the creamiest and most delicious I have ever tasted. That's saying something as Creme brulee is my favourite dessert and I nearly always choose it! Only four choices for each course but that was fine as it was a special Valentines menu at a reasonable price. We really appreciated the welcome glass of Prosecco and the rose bud and truffles on a plate at the end. Very thoughtful and added to the romance of the occasion. The service was was also excellent and the waiters friendly. Thank you. The only slight discomfort was a noisy family group who detracted from the overall romantic ambience. I think given the occasion, the restaurant should have limited diners to couples only.

  • ((((( 1 February 2018 by Cecilia Crowson quinn from Leicestershire

    Excellent. Friendly welcome, good service, excellent food we were very happy

  • ((((( 29 January 2018 by Lynette Sutton from Walsingham

    Very good as always. Excellent service, excellent food.

  • ((((( 22 December 2017 by Renee Jones from Fakenham

    Good food and very friendly staff

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Lynette Sutton from Walsingham

    The whole meal was absolutely fabulous. we very much enjoyed it and are looking forward to our next visit on Saturday .

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Victoria Hayden-wheeler from Saxmundham

    Excellent service, child friendly , yummy food . Brilliant waiter and waitress!!!

  • ((((( 20 December 2017 by Sheila Evans from Coventry

    It was easy to book online and the food and service was excellent. I would highly recommend.

  • ((((( 12 November 2017 by Jade Harvey from Fakenham

    This is our second visit and it was a different menu as it was Norfolk restaurant week but still absolutely delicious

  • ((((( 6 November 2017 by John Brydon from Norwich

    Very friendly and efficient service. Tables well spread out which for us is a big plus as you can hold a decent conversation

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