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The Old Rectory

103 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, NORWICH, NR7 0HF

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Creepers cover the large Georgian house, giving the impression the garden is attempting to reclaim the land - but the red-brick former rectory is here to stay, built to last back in the day and thriving in the 21st century as a country hotel. The dining room has a traditional finish, a room of generous proportions and period details, and is the setting for candlelit dinners (afternoon tea is also available). The daily-changing menu has a good showing of regional produce and keeps to a sensibly manageable choice of three dishes per course. Starters of partridge, pork and prune terrine or lime-marinated organic salmon fillet with grapefruit, pickled vegetables and orange dressing are typical of the output. Among main courses, baked fillet of cod is served with saffron mash, leeks, peas and roasted tomato dressing, and Gressingham duck might feature as leg confit served with baked Jersey Royals, roast Puy lentils and a selection of vegetables. Puddings may bring on white chocolate and vanilla tart with rhubarb.

Further information

Tel: 01603 700772
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Days closed: Sun-Mon
Dates closed: Xmas, New Year
Days closed for lunch: all week

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: James Perry
Number of seats: 18
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

3 Course dinner from: £30.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.



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From A47 southern bypass onto A1042 towards Norwich N & E. Left at mini rdbt onto A1242. After 0.3m through lights. Hotel 100mtrs on right
Nearest station: Norwich

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