The Old Police House

The Old Police House

Where to Eat

Where to Eat in Wells

A selection of local food options

Wells Crab House Cafe

Hot food served all day including a children’s menu.  Great local produce including crabs, lobsters and fish caught by the family boat Blucher.  38 Freeman Street.

Tel: 01328 710456



Wells Beach Cafe

Tasty snacks and light meals, a variety of hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

Tel: 01328 713055



The Bowling Green Inn

Free House, real ales, home cooked food served daily.

Tel: 01328 710100



The Crown Hotel

A 16th century coaching inn set in a quiet Georgian square. The restaurant features traditional favourites and modern British cuisine.

Tel: 01328 710209

The Globe Inn

Recently renovated and centrally located overlooking the Buttlands. Offers drinks, lunch and evening meals.

Tel: 01328 710206

The Edinburgh Hotel and Ollies

Good food and accommodation including the new Lifeboat room, where eating can help save lives!

Tel: 01328 710120


Good Food a few miles away


The Jolly Sailors

Brancaster Staithe.  Delicious home cooked pub food, seafood, pizza to eat in or take away, Brancaster Brewery ales.  Children and dogs welcome.

Tel: 01485 210314


The Lord Nelson

Burnham Thorpe. Enjoy a drink in the snug or garden and very good food in the restaurant.

Tel: 01328 738 241


The Hoste

Burnham Market. Well-publicised. Restaurant, bar meals and conservatory eating, welcomes children.

Tel: 01328 738777


The White Horse

Brancaster. Lovely views over the marshes from the conservatory–style restaurant.

Tel: 01485 210262


The Red Lion

Stiffkey. A traditional Norfolk pub with rustic wooden pews, log fires and original stone floor, serving good food and local ales.

Tel: 01328 830552


The Three Horsehoes

Warham. Dating from 1725, the Three Horseshoes has rambling old rooms and a gas-lit main bar. Woodforde’s Norfolk Wherry and guest ales are served from the cask through a hole in the bar wall.

Tel: 01328 710547

Morston Hall

Morston. Award-winning restaurant with Galton Blackiston.

Tel 01263 741041


Wiveton Farm Café

Wiveton. Wonderful food by Alison Yetman prepared using ingredients from the farm.  There is a farm shop on the premises as well as Pick Your Own fruit.

Tel 01263 740515


The Norfolk Riddle – Restaurant and Fish & Chip shop

Walsingham. Part of the Walsingham Farms Shop Partnership.  Menus change regularly depending on what is in season and available from local suppliers.  Order ahead for your fish & chips to avoid the queues on Wells Quay.

Tel 01328 821903


Cookies Crab Shop

Salthouse. Seafood platters to eat in or take away, shellfish and a range of salads, sandwiches and snacks.  BYO alcohol.

Tel 01263 740352

Eating in


A & M Frary Seafoods

A firm favorite: Crab and lobster fisherman who run a stall on Wells quay.  Sells crab, lobster, shellfish ready prepared to eat as you walk.

Tel 07901 656608


French’s and Plattens Fish and Chips

The shops are both situated on the Quay. Expect long queues in the summer holidays.

Fortune House Chinese Takeaway

16 Northfield Street

Tel: 01328 711655

Whin Hill Cider

Situated in Wells, this small company produces cider, perry and apple juice by traditional methods.  Their shop and licenced premises are in Stearmans’ Yard in the heart of Wells.

Tel 01328 711033


The Real Ale Shop

Just outside Wells, this shop stocks over 50 ales from 15 Norfolk brewers.

Tel 01328 710810


There are now three delis in Wells; Wells Deli on the Quay, De-Lish and Norfolk Deli Company in Staithe Street. The baker and butcher also make a variety of food to take away.

In the surrounding area, you will find the Blakeney Deli Company in Blakeney; Picnic Fayre at Cley, Byford’s in Holt and Humble Pie in Burnham Market. They all do good ready meals.


Back to the Garden

Barney.  Fresh local food and organic produce from their garden and local producers sold in their farm shop.  Cafe and Restaurant.

Tel: 01263 715 996


The Fish Shed

Brancaster Staithe.

Tel: 01485 210532



Holt.  Quality cakes delivered to your door with a huge variety of amazing flavours.

Tel: 01263 711033



Holt.  A very traditional department store with a Food Hall that in certain areas rivals Harrods.





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