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Summary

“Grand views of the marshes” from the newish dining conservatory mean “you can watch the fishermen come in while you delve into your pot of mussels” at this “excellent and busy” coastal pub. “There’s a great feel about the place, and service is warm”.

£52
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“The views across the salt marshes are unbeatable” at this “excellent stalwart” near the North Norfolk coast, whose undistinguished exterior “conceals gastro-delights” – in particular “fantastically fresh fish and seafood”.

£51
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A lovely terrace and orangery overlooking the beautiful North Norfolk coast” (“you sit overlooking the wetlands and sea which you can see through large glass windows”) is the main draw to this “popular” spot, but “the food is also worth trying” – not least the “large, juicy and succulent” oysters.

£50
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A great location by the salt marshes ensures the high popularity of this busy local, which has a lovely conservatory dining room; its fish-biased cuisine is variable, though – it can be “superb” but is often quite “ordinary” too.

£50
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Have you eaten at The White Horse?

Owner's description

The White Horse Inn is gloriously situated on the marshland coastline of North Norfolk at Brancaster Staithe, an area of outstanding natural beauty, with its big blue skies, spectacular sunsets and salty sea air. The coastline is a magical area to explore with breath-taking panoramic views across tidal marshes and endless sandy beaches.


Our award-winning restaurant makes the most of shellfish from our village fisherman. Our sun-soaked restaurant and terrace overlook the lobster pots, oyster beds and saltmarshes out to Scolt Head Island and the sea beyond. We have 15 cool and comfortable bedrooms you can call home for your stay, our garden bedrooms have their own terraces just yards from the coastal path and our ‘Room at the Top’ offers spectacular views unrivalled on the coast with its own viewing telescope.


This is a special spot to be enjoyed all year around with each season bringing new elements of the coast into life. We serve drinks outside all year around with heaters and baskets of blankets to hand for chillier evenings. During the summer we host special events at the edge of the marsh such as gin cocktail evenings and lobster BBQs. Throughout the winter you will be welcomed by roaring fires and steaming bowls of mussels.


The area is ideal for walkers, sailors, golfers, cyclists, paddle boarders, kayakers, birdwatchers and dog owners as well as holidaymakers and families. Pop into the bar for a drink with the locals to hear the news of the coast over a drink and a bar snack or join us to dine in the restaurant. We serve food from breakfast through till dinner, a warm welcome awaits you.

Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
Yes
9 pm
120
Main Rd, Brancaster Staithe, PE31 8BY
Opening hours

12noon - 2pm (Sun 2.30) & 6.15pm - 9pm
Last orders: 9 pm

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