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The Norfolk Riddle Restaurant

2 Wells Road, Walsingham, NR22 6DJ

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

Very nice, relaxing meal, with pleasant decor. Food tasty and well-presented. Good, varied menu.

Anthony Tilke 20 July 2017
from Norfolk

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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 (31)
  • lunch (20)
  • value (16)
  • child friendly (11)
  • large parties (8)
  • private dining (6)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • business (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • entertainment (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 23 July 2017 by Kim Jones from FAKENHAM

    Lovely clean fresh interior. Excellent service from Paul and his team.Food was excellent with a varied choice, including locally sourced food and drink.

  • ((((( 20 July 2017 by Anthony Tilke from Norfolk

    Very nice, relaxing meal, with pleasant decor. Food tasty and well-presented. Good, varied menu.

  • ((((* 19 July 2017 by Michael Longmore from Canterbury

    Very friendly, relaxed and an enjoyable meal. Good quality and fresh food, well presented.

  • ((((* 18 July 2017 by Jane from Abingdon

    The food was good. I would have preferred some full starter options rather than tapas - didn't "go" with the mains particularly well. Both my Mum and me found the bones in the whole plaice a bit tricky - not sure how you make that easier was cooked perfectly and tasted lively and fresh. Puddings were excellent.

    Service was very friendly.

    Music was too loud - my parents both a bit deaf so background music is always a struggle.

  • ((((( 16 July 2017 by Ian Saunders from Milton Keynes

    Excellent food, drink and service. Booked on a hunch, and delighted with how it turned out.

  • (((** 13 July 2017 by John Parsell from Stowmarket

    We booked to eat at 7.00 pm and I was surprised that the chicken wing starters had already sold out. Not a good start.
    The food was good, but not outstanding, and the overall dining experience, acceptable.

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Steve Booth from Swinton

    In my view, it was perfect in every way. The food was outstanding and the service friendly and efficient. It was so refreshing to find a dod friendly restaurant - they even produced a dish with some pieces of the beef for our dog, together with some biscuits-fantastic!!

  • ((((* 22 June 2017 by Charlotte Sparrow from London

    Excellent service and lovely surroundings in a beautiful little village.

  • ((*** 13 June 2017 by simon from burnham norton

    It's okay

  • (((** 9 June 2017 by John Utting from Norwich

    Lovely location. Shame that there were not more diners when we were there

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