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The village of Bawburgh is a charmingly picturesque place, and The Kings Head, owned and run by Pamela and Anton Wimmer for 35 years, is a low, rambling 17th-century pub. Behind the roadside brick house you’ll find an eye-catching half-timbered cottage, complete with bulging walls, wooden floors and log fires. Leather sofas and a vaguely rustic mix of furnishings add to the charm and there’s an enticing menu of pub favourites and more innovative dishes including daily specials. The Norfolk seafood platter comes piled high with chilli marinated crayfish tails, breaded whitebait, treacle cured salmon, pickled cockles, hot smoked salmon pâté, and a smoked mackerel Scotch egg. Alternatively, try the spiced falafel burger with BBQ pulled jackfruit, toasted brioche bun with baby gem beetroot and apple slaw and skinny fries. Gluten free options are available.

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AA Pick of the Pubs

Worth finding after exploring nearby Norwich

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- AA Inspector
Kings Head Bawburgh
Phone : 01603 744977


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Room Rates
  • Main course from: £1
Opening Times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Norfolk

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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