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64 Old Road, Acle NR13 3QP, England
01493 750310
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Hermitage Restaurant and Public House Acle, is situated on the A1064...
The Hermitage Restaurant and Public House Acle, is situated on the A1064 approximately 500 yards from the A47 Acle Roundabout. It is a family owned and run establishment by Chris and Michele. The Hermitage has been a licensed premises for approximately 110 years It has been refurbished with new kitchens and a conservatory restaurant seating approximately 60 persons. Today the menu is largely Fresh Fish and Fresh Shellfish with a Speciality Steak Menu. Chris Carter and his family have been associated with the fish trade from Great Yarmouth since 1922. He personally goes to Lowestoft fish market 2 or 3 times a week and buys fresh fish including Dover Soles, Sea bass, Lemon soles, Turbot, Halibut,Trout and Salmon. We have a passion for good food and wine so using the best suppliers and ingredience is vital. We use the Frary Family from Wells on Sea in North Norfolk for our fresh lobsters and crabs during the summer. In the winter months we have mussels from Morston or the Wash. Local produce is used were possible with many salad and vegetables grown locally for us. Many of our desserts are homemade with fruit we have picked ourselves to ensure quality. There is also a snack menu with Jacket Potatoes, Sandwiches, ploughman's etc the lunch menu has traditional English food as well as the special fish. As all our dishes are cooked to order we can cater for many dietary requirements just ask for details. The Evening Menu has at least 12/15 Fresh Fish Dishes, steak, chicken, Pork and vegetarian options. Many of the receipts we have created ourselves. Click on the links above for more details on our Menus, Events and Restaurant. PLEASE USE THE LINKS ABOVE AND TO THE LEFT TO FIND OUT MORE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON
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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great meal

We went here on Saturday night, we had a great meal, service was good, make sure you book as it get very busy, can't wait to go back and try the paella.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Amsterdam19701
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went here on Saturday night, we had a great meal, service was good, make sure you book as it get very busy, can't wait to go back and try the paella.

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were staying close by at the Travel lodge and arrived at the Hermitage by mistake. So glad we did; the service was great. The food was fabulous; especially the seafood paella; it was meant to be for two people and we were unable to eat it all. When we are in the area again, we will not bother eating... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This Restaurent has new owners,i think they Ran the Tappas at ACLE STRAIGHT. so will give em a go and report back

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Birmingham, UK
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We tried to visit this pub in October. It's now closed. Don't make the wasted trek down the dark muddy path from the river like we did. Go to the Bridge Inn, it's brilliant!

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Hopton on Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is with some sadness I write this review, and I'm not sure why I never got around to writing one before, as I've visited this restaurant over many years, with family members and friends. It used to be a handy middle meeting place for my mother, late sister and I to meet up for lunch before my sister's untimely... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had being traveling on the broads for a few hrs and decided to stop here with the free mooring if you eat at the pub, so after walking the 1/2 mile in the dark on very uneven ground we walked in to what seemed an empty pub at 7pm and where told very bluntly we could not have a... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

On our midweek visit the restaurant was well attended and the reception from the staff was excellent. we were quickly served with our drinks in the reception area and given a reasonable amount of time to settle before we ordered the food. The food was ready in good order and we were accompanied to our table by the waitress carrying... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Haddock and chips, blood ran out of fish , and chips were like they made from cardboard. I complained , and was politely asked to "come again and next time ask for it to be well cooked " Even though I never ate it , I got no redress. To add insult to injury I had to buy a lemonade... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Couldn't be more helpful, waited for us and served past last orders, super dog friendly, very very welcoming. Fish platter went down well lots of information available on provenance. Good to see different veggie dishes, the quorn stir fry was a nice change. Sought out a fish/seafood place amongst the broads and got what we looked for. Not swanky or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The restaurant looks really nice,menu looks good too,partner ordered the lasagne,it was really tasteless no pasta in hardly,my peas were undercooked too,one of the waitresses was really moody,looked like she did not want to be there,didnt even speak to us when she served food up to the table,but yet when she was in the kitchen at the back she was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 Old Road, Acle NR13 3QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Acle
  • Phone Number: 01493 750310

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 37
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian

Description

The Hermitage Restaurant and Public House Acle, is situated on the A1064 approximately 500 yards from the A47 Acle Roundabout. It is a family owned and run establishment by Chris and Michele. The Hermitage has been a licensed premises for approximately 110 years It has been refurbished with new kitchens and a conservatory restaurant seating approximately 60 persons. Today the menu is largely Fresh Fish and Fresh Shellfish with a Speciality Steak Menu. Chris Carter and his family have been associated with the fish trade from Great Yarmouth since 1922. He personally goes to Lowestoft fish market 2 or 3 times a week and buys fresh fish including Dover Soles, Sea bass, Lemon soles, Turbot, Halibut,Trout and Salmon. We have a passion for good food and wine so using the best suppliers and ingredience is vital. We use the Frary Family from Wells on Sea in North Norfolk for our fresh lobsters and crabs during the summer. In the winter months we have mussels from Morston or the Wash. Local produce is used were possible with many salad and vegetables grown locally for us. Many of our desserts are homemade with fruit we have picked ourselves to ensure quality. There is also a snack menu with Jacket Potatoes, Sandwiches, ploughman's etc the lunch menu has traditional English food as well as the special fish. As all our dishes are cooked to order we can cater for many dietary requirements just ask for details. The Evening Menu has at least 12/15 Fresh Fish Dishes, steak, chicken, Pork and vegetarian options. Many of the receipts we have created ourselves. Click on the links above for more details on our Menus, Events and Restaurant. PLEASE USE THE LINKS ABOVE AND TO THE LEFT TO FIND OUT MORE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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