Places to eat

The Farmers Arms Inn

A traditional country pub set in the BEST WESTERN PLUS Knights Hill Hotel & Spa complex at the A148/A149 junction. The original stables, byres and grain store have been renovated to house the Farmers Arms Inn and Restaurant.
A wealth of exposed beams and numerous nooks and crannies help to ensure a warm welcome. Award winning ales and wines are served throughout the year whilst food is available from 11am daily. It is 24miles from Thursford.

Contact details

Tel: 01553 675566
Address: South Wootton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 3HQ
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The Ancient Mariner Inn

A popular village pub offering a wide selection of traditional beers and good food served in the bar, Galley Restaurant or Conservatory. The Inn has been created from the old barns and stables of the Victorian hotel and local nautical prints and curios stud the beams and walls adding to the historic atmosphere. Spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed here whilst our friendly staff make your visit an experience to remember. Only 27 miles from Thursford.

Contact details

Tel: 01485 534411
Address: Golf Course Road, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6JJ.
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The Black Lion Hotel

The Black Lion Hotel is located just 3 miles from Thursford. The Black Lion has an eclectic mix of original features and modern-day comfort in its bar, dining rooms and bedrooms. A traditional pub located in the heart of Little Walsingham village offers a warm welcome, real wood burning fires, great atmosphere, a varied and reasonably priced menu and excellent beer.

Contact details

Tel: 01328 820 235
Address: Friday Market, Little Walsingham, Norfolk NR22 6DB
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The Running Horse-Two For One

The Running Horse is a smart family pub with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Bring the whole tribe in for lunch or tea, any day of the week. It’s 2 for 1 on adult mains and specials at all times.
Pick up our two-for-one pub menu and you’ll find it all: traditional favourites like really big burgers, succulent steaks, curries, vegetarian dishes, and plenty of gluten-free options. For even more choice, check out the specials board. It’s got a whopping 20 dishes, all of which are served every day. Coming on Sunday? We do a great selection of roast-style dinners. How does a succulent minted lamb shoulder with mustard mash, roasted new potatoes, peas, and a Yorkshire pudding sound? That little lot will go down a dream with a glass of red wine, or one of our craft beers.

Contact details

Tel: 01328 864498
Address: Clipbush Lane, Fakenham, NR21 8SX
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Back to the Garden

Situated just outside the historic town of Holt on the A148, 7 miles from Thursford. Back to the Garden is home to Norfolk’s finest award-winning farm shop as well as a beautiful barn restaurant, offering a friendly relaxed service and creating exquisite dishes using our own farm’s supreme, organic ingredients.
Whether you are looking for breakfast, light bites, lunch or just a coffee and piece of cake, Back to the Garden has it all to offer.
Pre-booked Coach Parties welcome.
Visit us today for a luxurious dining experience.

Contact details

Tel: 01263 715996
Address: Breck Farm, Letheringsett, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7JJ
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Best Western George Hotel, Swaffham

Thursford is only 32 miles away so we are perfectly placed for a meal stop and comfort break.

Serving food from 11am until 9.15pm, from lighter bites such as sandwiches to traditional roast turkey dinners for that ‘festive’ feeling.
We are well versed in the speed and efficiency required by those individuals or groups going to the show and can provide a swift yet enjoyable meal stop.
Pre booking is essential, whether you are independent visitors or a group organiser who would like accommodation or meal stop quote please email: and quote ‘Thursford Wonderland 2017’ for a 10% discount.

Contact details

Tel: 01760 721238
Address: Station Street, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7LJ
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The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms is located just 4.5 miles from Thursford. Re-opened this Summer, the Carpenters Arms has been beautifully refurbished. A lovely small local pub offering reasonably priced pub meals with daily specials. Enjoy a pint of real ale and warm yourself by the log burner. Dogs welcome. You will receive a convivial welcome from our superb staff.
During the Thursford Spectacular, earlier dining is available from 4.30pm and the bar will be opened late. Please phone to check availability.
Autumn/Winter – closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Contact details

Tel: 01328 807080
Address: 57 High Street, Wighton, Norfolk NR23 1PF
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The Hunworth Bell

Set in rolling hills, just five minutes from Holt, the famous Hunworth Bell offers first class pub food in a gorgeous setting. Roaring fires and an extensive drinks list compliment the local produce served up by multi-award winning chef patron Ben Handley and his team.

Contact details

Tel: 01263 711151
Address: The Green, Hunworth, Near Holt, NR24 2AA
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The Kings Head Letheringsett

The King’s Head, Letheringsett, Norfolk is situated in an idyllic parkland setting, just down the road from Thursford and near to the bustling market town of Holt. The charming building houses cosy, casual dining areas alongside a traditional bar, 4 guest bedrooms and a beautiful garden. New delicious autumn menu boasts local produce aplenty and there’ll be a warm Norfolk welcome too. The Kings Head offers a true taste of Norfolk living.

Contact details

Tel: 01263 712 691
Address: The Kings Head Holt Road Letheringsett Norfolk NR25 7AR
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Norfolk Riddle

The Norfolk Riddle restaurant is just 3 miles from Thursford, in the village of Little Walsingham.
Norfolk born Owner and Head Chef Neil Rutland prides himself with using local produce and suppliers to create his menu of English food with a twist, all served in our comfortable, relaxing restaurant.
Adjoining the Riddle is the popular Nelson's Fish & Chip takeaway.
During the Thursford Spectacular opening times can be varied to coincide with the show times, allowing dining before or after the show.

Contact details

Tel: 01328 821 903
Address: 2 Wells Road, Little Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6DJ
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Magnolia's Restaurant

'With so much to see at Taverham Nursery & Craft Centre, located north west of Norwich.
A warm welcome awaits at the newly refurbished Magnolia’s Restaurant. Open Monday to Saturday 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Sundays 10.30 a.m. to 4.00p.m. with ample FREE parking.
We offer delicious home-cooked meals and snacks, Sunday Roast, Cream Teas and Easter/Christmas Specials. Coach parties welcome, discount available, (booking highly recommended).
Disabled access both to the restaurant and the toilets.

Contact details

Tel: 01603 861530
Address: Taverham Garen Centre, Fir Covert Rd, Taverham, NR8 6HT
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