The Ingham Swan
“Modern British cooking in rebooted village pub” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
In the heart of a village close to the North East Norfolk coastline, this thatched 14th-century former coaching inn retains plenty of original features. Dark wood tables, blue chairs and exposed brick walls set the scene for Cromer crab cakes and wild garlic baked lobster, followed by barbecue fillet of beef and potato terrine.
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Facilities – at a glance
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 60
- On-site parking available
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Days Closed: 25–26 December
- Lunch served from: 12.00pm
- Lunch served until: 2pm, Sunday until 3pm
- Dinner served from: 6.00pm
- Dinner served until: 9.00pm
- Wines under £30: 25
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 18
- Cuisine style: Modern British/French
- Vegetarian menu
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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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