Find this eaterie, offering a bistro-style menu, in a timbered building dating back to the 16th century. Table oil lamps give the dining room a romantic feel during the evening, while the standard of cooking makes it a popular venue for a special occasion.
The seasonal menu, is based on local produce including vegetables and herbs from their own garden.
A winter snapshot brought 'Black Tiger Prawn Cocktail'; 'Sauté of Chicken Livers with Madeira & Cream on Buttered Toast' and 'Norfolk Mussels with Garlic, Chardonnay & Cream' among the starters.
'Roast Breast of Gressingham Duck with Rhubarb Compote, Savoury Crumble Topping & Sloe Gin Sauce'; 'Oven-Baked Sea Bass with Lemon & Parsley Butter'; 'Homemade Steak, Kidney & Mushroom Pie' and 'Roast Loin of Venison with Black Pudding, Sliced Potatoes & Caramelised Onions and Brandy & Honey Sauce' listed among the mains.
Those with a sweet tooth, might be tempted by 'Lemon Cheesecake with Limoncello Syrup'; 'Dark Chocolate Marquis, Chocolate Sponge & Baileys Crème Anglais' or 'Vanilla Pavlova, Vanilla Ice Cream with Warm Raspberry & Honey Sauce'.
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: Tues-Fri 12.00-13.30; set L £12.95 (2 courses), £15.95 (3 courses); mains £17.95
- Dinner: Tues-Sat 19.00-21.30; Mon-Fri set D £21.95 (3 courses); mains £17.95
- Seats: 70
- Wine: a well-chosen list, of around 120 bins, kicks off at £14
- Nearest station: Diss Rail
- Directions: See the map at the top of the page
- Closed: all Sun & Mon.