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At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Garden
Kids play area
Dog friendly

The Ostrich has stood on Castle Acre's green for over four centuries and looks all the better for its longevity; even the walls and ceilings that defied the ancient spirit level and plumb line are a delight. The decor is rich and warm, the bar bright. From a winter menu come duck and sweet potato hash cake with soft poached egg; braised ham hock, grain mustard mash, pineapple purée, charred corn, crispy hen's egg and cider sauce; and Ostrich Ale-battered haddock, chunky chips, mushy peas with tartare sauce. A June beer festival is held in the beautiful garden, which even finds room for a sandpit and a beach hut.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-3
  • Dinner opening: all wk 6-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales: IPA & Ostrich Ale
  • Real ciders: Aspall

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival, Jun
  • Cider festival

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A1065 N of Swaffham follow Castle Acre signs. Pub in village centre, near church

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