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5 of Norfolk’s best bars and pubs with sea views


11:59 am February 13, 2022

Savor fantastic food and drink while taking in stunning coastal views at these Norfolk bars and pubs.

Looking out to sea from the White Horse in Brancaster.
– Credit: provided by The White Horse

1. The White Horse

Where: Main Road, Brancaster Staithe

The White Horse, which also has 15 rooms, is the perfect place to sample local seafood while looking out over the salt marshes, Scolt Head Island and the sea beyond.

Its location was also celebrated in The Good Hotel Guide 2022 as it won the Editor’s Choice Award in Rooms with a View.

2. The Golden Fleece

Where: The Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea

This dog-friendly pub is the perfect place for lunch or a pint before walking to the beach.

From The Golden Fleece you can see across the postcard-perfect quayside and it serves pub classics, with plenty of fish dishes too.

3. Ship’s Inn

Where: Beach Road, Mundesley

This popular pub, which is 300 years old, overlooks the golden sands of Mundesley Beach and is popular with locals and tourists alike.

It also has a giant beach-side garden and rooms with nautical decor.

4. The Red Lion

Where: Brook Street, Cromer

Soak up spectacular panoramic views of the Cromer coastline, including its famous pier.

The Red Lion serves a range of sandwiches and entrees and also has rooms, seven of which are available to book with sea views.

Cliff Hotel, Gorleston.  Photo: Jamie Honeywood

The Cliff Hotel in Gorleston has fantastic views.
– Credit: Archant

5. The Cliff Hotel

Where: Cliff Hill, Gorleston

The Cliff Hotel Terrace and Garden overlooks Gorleston Beach and you can also enjoy afternoon tea there.

If it’s a bit chilly, you can instead eat and drink at the Cliff Bar or the Muse Restaurant.