RestaurantsNorfolkMorstonNR25

survey result

Summary

£127
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Something not to be missed if you are in Norfolk…” – Galton Blackiston’s country house, near the beaches of the north Norfolk coast, is a much accoladed spot, and was one of the most commented-on destinations this year in our annual diners survey, thanks to the “brilliant, five-star experience it offers”. The “creative tasting menu” changes nightly and “Galton comes around and explains the dishes, which are outstanding”. “Nothing is too much trouble for the staff”, who are “caring and informative without being overbearing”. “I try and go… if I can get in! They are so busy!”.

Summary

£118
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Galton Blackiston’s well-known country house establishment has a gorgeous location, near the north Norfolk coast. Long known as a major culinary destination, it inspired no negative commentary last year, but rather very consistent praise for its “faultless” all-round performance. “The nightly menu is never the same but dictated by the available ingredients, and the preparation is exceptional”.

Summary

£118
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Galton Blackiston’s well-known country house establishment has a gorgeous location, near the north Norfolk coast. Long known as a major culinary destination, it inspired no negative commentary this year, but rather very consistent praise for its “faultless” all-round performance. “The nightly menu is never the same but dictated by the available ingredients, and the preparation is exceptional”.

Summary

£109
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “magical” hideaway in rural Norfolk – Galton Blackiston’s “elegant” country house hotel, in a marvellous location near the coast, seemingly “just gets better and better”, delivering “very special” cuisine (“balanced, fresh, clean-tasting and flavoursome”), served in a single sitting nightly from “an immaculate, set seven-course menu that changes daily”. Many who report were staying over too, and certainly don’t tire of the experience of eating in: “four wonderful dinners over four consecutive nights that didn’t put a foot wrong”. “There’s a large wine list at all prices. Service is classy. It’s excellent in every way”.

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Owner's description

Morston Hall is a privately owned, intimate 4 Red Star country house hotel on the beautiful north Norfolk coastline.

Dating back to the 17th century, the house has been transformed by owners Galton and Tracy Blackiston over the past two decades with a collection of 13 guest rooms, beautiful gardens and Michelin-starred and 4 AA Rosette restaurant.

With miles of north Norfolk coastline to explore just a minute’s walk from the hotel, Morston Hall is a tranquil retreat from the daily hustle and bustle.

At the heart of Morston Hall is our award-winning restaurant serving a tasting menu that changes every evening and showcasing the finest seasonal produce our beautiful Norfolk coastline has to offer.

During the afternoons, while away the hours overlooking the gardens and indulge in our Champagne afternoon tea.

On Sundays, we welcome the whole family with our set Sunday lunch menu.

Whether joining us for dinner, Sunday lunch or afternoon tea, you are sure to have a memorable dining experience.

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 120.00 Dinner only 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
60

Morston Hall Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Morston Hall Restaurant in NR25, Morston by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Morston Hall restaurant.
Andrew J
Canapés; beef and mushroom consommé; squi...
Reviewed 2 months, 17 days ago

"Canapés; beef and mushroom consommé; squid ink risotto; potato and mushroom tart; bream with chicken, beetroot and chard; duck; Tay berry, gooseberry and white chocolate; blackforest gateau mousse. Matching wines, plus two ore-dinner cocktails. £488 for two."

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David P
Near perfect...
Reviewed 2 months, 29 days ago

"Near perfect"

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Paul F
Galton is an individual Our meal was unques...
Reviewed 10 months, 2 days ago

"Galton is an individual Our meal was unquestionably not a standard experience, less fuss and fluff and more interaction. I had hoped to meet chef, but in fact he was there for much of the early phase, talking to customers and interacting. He also came out after the amuse bouche to check on customers. The menu changes daily so no point in specifics. He clearly identifies that he cooks what he likes and that is reflected in his choices. I guess his cookery is summed up thus…subtle flavouring with superb presentation. The staff were efficient and friendly and good at their jobs. Highlights for me were the Herdwick lamb and the desserts. The whole experience was at a relaxed pace, was unusual to pour my own water, but it meant staff could concentrate on service Toilets were clean and well presented Galton clearly cares about his guests and actively engaged with us. Was it worth the 275 mile round trip…oh yes even if I got home at 0100! Ps the bread was some of the best I have tasted!"

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Main Coast Rd, Morston, NR25 7AA
Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑12 pm
Tuesday7:30 am‑11:30 pm
Wednesday7:30 am‑11:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑11:30 pm
Friday7:30 am‑11:30 pm
Saturday7:30 am‑11:30 pm
Sunday7:30 am‑11:30 pm

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