Recipient of a coveted Michelin Star (one of only two Norfolk eateries to receive such an honour) The Neptune Restaurant at Old Hunstanton is exceptional on so many levels that it must be visited at least once when visiting the area. And if you are lucky enough to reside in Norfolk then this charming treasure is more than worth the journey.
The site of ‘The Rifleman’ in the 1780’s when it was used as a store for seized contraband, it has been known as The Neptune since the 19th century. Now under the careful ownership of Kevin and Jacki Mangoelles, the Restaurant with rooms has been transformed to evoke images of the New England coast of Maine – warm and friendly, but with a generous portion of outstanding quality.
With nautical themes throughout, brown mellow tones and white clapboard walls, The Neptune could easily be fragranced by either home-baked apple pie or salty sea air. The Lloyd Loom sofas and chairs add to the relaxed ambience of the bar, lounge and restaurant.
Under Head Chef Kevin (who also earned a Michelin star in his last restaurant on the Isle of Wight), the classic-modern food at The Neptune is lovingly created from fresh local produce such as Thornham Oysters and Plums from Orchard Farm. Already a prestigious 3 AA Rosette restaurant, The Neptune is a permanent 5 star fixture in the Good Food Guide.
True to its origin as a coaching inn, The Neptune offers accommodation in 7 fabulous en-suite bedrooms, all furnished with the clean lines of white, hand made New England furniture.
Dinner served Tues – Sun 7pm-9pm.
Sunday lunch is served 12Noon – 1.30pm. 2 courses £25.50, 3 courses £31.50.
Lunch Wednesday – Friday by arrangement.
The Neptune Restaurant With Rooms.
85 Old Hunstanton Road, Old Hunstanton,
Norfolk, PE36 6HZ.
Tel: 01485 532122.