The Kings Head
“Vintage-chic dining-pub recommended for its outdoor areas” - AA Inspector
From the outside this looks to be a grand, manor-like building, but step through the door and find elegant, rustic-chic decor throughout the rambling dining areas, with an eclectic mix of old dining tables, and squashy sofas and leather chairs fronting blazing winter log fires. The atmosphere is informal, the beer on tap is Woodforde’s Wherry, and the modern British food is prepared from top-notch local ingredients. Look out for pan-fried sea bass fillet with crushed new potatoes, greens and brown shrimp butter; wild mushroom risotto; and beer-battered haddock with garden peas and hand-cut chips. There are superb alfresco areas including an excellent children’s garden and a terrace with benches and brollies.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
- Micro Brewery Ale
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About the area
The North Norfolk Coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and probably the finest of its kind in Europe. Here you’ll find a string of quaint villages and small towns – Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cley next the Sea are 21st-century favourites, while Sheringham and Cromer are classic examples of a good old-fashioned seaside resort where grand Victorian hotels look out to sea. Further round the coast you'll find Great Yarmouth, one of the most popular resorts in the UK and packed full of amusements, shops and seashore entertainment. And let's not forget Norwich, the region's only city.
Norfolk prides itself on its wealth of historic houses, the most famous being Sandringham, where Her Majesty the Queen and her family spend Christmas. Many of Norfolk’s towns have a particular charm and a strong sense of community. The quiet market towns of Fakenham and Swaffham are prime examples, as well as Thetford, with its popular museum focusing on the TV comedy series Dad’s Army which was filmed in the area.
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