The Neptune Restaurant with Rooms

“Top-notch regional produce in charming restaurant with rooms” - AA Inspector



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Not far from the coast, The Neptune has the look of an old inn, with its creeper-covered Georgian façade, but in fact it’s a top-notch restaurant with rooms. The dining room is smart and intimate, with just 18 covers. A lot of glorious regional bounty finds its way onto Kevin Mangeolles’ menus, and his cooking is full of good ideas; a well-constructed and flavoursome terrine of chicken and foie gras terrine with pickled sultanas to start, then a seemingly effortless main of Goosnargh duck with butternut purée, parsnip, pickled onion, dauphiné potato and red cabbage, for example.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Neptune Restaurant with Rooms
85 Old Hunstanton Road, Old Hunstanton, HUNSTANTON, PE36 6HZ


  • Seats: 20
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 3 weeks January, 1 week May, 1 week November, 26 December
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 10
  • Wines over £30: 80
  • Wines by the glass: 18
  • Cuisine style: Modern European

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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