Find a pub in Norfolk

One of the most picturesque corners of the UK, the county of Norfolk is known for its vast countryside and thriving culture. From coastal fishing spots to historic churches, there’s always something fun and exciting to do. Once you’ve finished exploring, kick back and relax in some of the best pubs in Norfolk. Somewhere that reflects the stunning environments you’ve experienced all day. 

Across the UK, we’re known for our warm, rustic pubs that dot the countryside, offering a warm welcome for travellers and locals all year round. In Norfolk, our pub food menu features British classics like our signature fish and chips and tender, slow-cooked steak and ale pie. If you’re seeking a lighter option, our lunchtime offerings include wholetail scampi and a steak ciabatta, perfect for a midday treat. And don’t forget our wide selection of drinks for all occasions.

Our pubs welcome everyone, from family and friends to your pets. All our locations are dog-friendly pubs, so feel free to stop by with your pet, whether after a countryside walk or just before heading home. And if you’re on the go, many of our pubs offer EV charging stations, allowing you to charge your car while you enjoy a delicious meal and drink.

Find a pub in Norfolk

Best pubs in Norfolk

Norfolk is a big place with a lot to explore and plenty of pubs to retreat to when you need a break. Our welcoming Chef & Brewer pubs are some of the best places in and around Norfolk to settle in, order a bite to eat and relax before you head back out on the road.

Where the wood meets the water

Just between the scenic River Yare and the woods of the Norfolk Broads, you’ll find the Rushcutters Arms in the picturesque Thorpe St Andrew. Perched just on the edge of the riverbank, this pub serves up comforting countryside classics, while you watch the canal boats cruise past the beer garden. Built between 1580 and 1600, the Rushcutters is the perfect place to spend the afternoon and evening. Relax outside the pub when the weather’s nice or cosy up indoors in the warmth of the wood-fuelled fire.

More about Norfolk

Norfolk’s history dates back hundreds of years. Its stunning coastline is said to have been the first area in Britain where prehistoric humans settled roughly 1.2 million years ago. As the centuries ticked by, over a thousand medieval churches were built. Over 600 of these remain, giving you the chance to explore some of Norfolk’s rich history.

The East Anglian county offers an array of experiences from boat trips and museums to national parks. Whether it’s a trip along the famous Norfolk Broads or a visit to Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, you can dig into the centuries of history that spill out of the hills and valleys that surround you.

South Norfolk also has some hidden gems waiting for you to discover. These include the Peddars Way if you love to hike and lots of opportunities for fishing and crabbing. Another is Norfolk's World War II RAF airfields that are open for exploration, offering a glimpse into the county's significant military history.

There’s also fun to be had for any little ones you’ve brought along with you. Like at Wroxham Miniature Worlds, the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK. Here you and your family can explore the highly detailed miniature train lines and roads as well as enjoying the attached penny arcade.

The county's food scene is just as vibrant as its history, with farmers' markets, breweries and vineyards offering a taste of Norfolk's rich agricultural heritage. You can enjoy locally-sourced ingredients through a variety of dining experiences. From traditional country pubs in Norfolk to fine dining restaurants, there’s something for everyone.

So, as you can see, Norfolk is bursting at the seams with things to see and do. The history and experiences found here will have you returning time and again. And along your adventures, don't miss the chance to visit a quintessentially Norfolk pub. You’ll find that pub with Chef & Brewer, offering up delicious food and refreshing drinks for you to come back time and again.