Eating Out in Great Yarmouth and Fritton

Richardson’s guide to some of the best places when eating out in Great Yarmouth and Fritton.

The Fritton Arms

eating out in Great Yarmouth and Fritton.

Church Lane, Fritton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9HA | Website: | Tel: 01493 484008

“Most encouraging to note the use of local and home produced items on the menu” Julian Wooldridgeindependent quality assessor. 

BQC-2015-GoldThe Fritton Arms is a true country inn set inside 80 acres of rolling parkland featuring the largest natural lake in Suffolk.

The restaurant offers a daily changing menu complemented by a diverse specials board and a bar to match the menu featuring over 100 artisan spirits. There are nine rooms inside, making Fritton the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It is as much a place to go for coffee by the fire with your dog as it is a seven course tasting menu.

Opening Times:

  • Mon-Sun 12pm ’til close.

On the menu (£5-£24):

  • Slow-braised pheasant with pearl barley and root vegetable broth, black pudding and apricot scone.
  • Seared fillet of mackerel with mackerel and Granny Smith tartare, smoked apple puree, beetroot sorbet and horseradish cream.
  • Tasting of Somerleyton estate roe deer: leg Schnitzel, slow-braised shoulder suet pudding and seared loin with tarragon scented carrots, savoy cabbage parcel, game jus, blackberry puree and Turkish delight.
  • Poached stone fruit with rosemary and lavender syrup, Devonshire cream, micro tarragon, rose petals and almond biscotti.


  • Parking.
  • Wheelchair access.
  • Dogs welcome.
  • Children’s menu.

The White Swan

Richardson's guide to some of the best places when eating out in Great Yarmouth and Fritton.

1 North Quay, Great Yarmouth, NR30 1PU | Tel: 01493 842 027

“The owners know their market very well and provide a good quality of pub food to suit the market well” Julian Wooldridgeindependent quality assessor. 

BQC-2015-SilverThe White Swan caters for a variety of occasions, supplying a menu with a selection to suit all, with daytime and evening specials available.

Whether it’s food or just a quiet drink you are in the mood for, the White Swan offers a warm welcome and cosy environment where families and pets are welcome too.

Opening Times:

  • Monday – Saturday 11:30am-11pm.
  • Sunday 12:30pm-11pm.

On the menu (£4.95-£15.95):

  • Homemade steak and ale pie served with new potatoes and vegetables.
  • 10oz ribeye steak served with chips, salad, mushrooms and onion rings.
  • Swan burger (cheese, bacon, egg, onion rings) served with bun, crisp salad, chips or curlies.


  • Parking.
  • Moorings/next to the water.
  • Wheelchair access.
  • Children’s menu.
  • Dogs welcome.

Burlington Palm Hotel

North Drive, Great Yarmouth, Nr30 5PZ | | 01493 844 568

“Fantastic service and the food is excellent value for money. Would recommend this hotel when visiting Great Yarmouth.” TravellerTripadvisor. 

Overlooking the beach in Great Yarmouth with a large, free car park, the Burlington Palm Hotel offers homemade dishes using fresh local produce. There is a daily restaurant menu and specials as well as a substantial bar menu. Enjoy their comprehensive wine list and local real ales, or why not just pop in for a tea or coffee by the sea?

Opening Times:

  • 12noon – 9pm

On the menu:

  • Fresh local fish
  • Sunday luncheon
  • All day bar menu


  • Wheelchair access
  • Parking
  • Children’s menu

Lek Thai Restaurant

50 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2EJ | | 01493 249 123

“God quality food, full of flavour.” TravellerTripadvisor. 

Lek and her family work in the restaurant with Lek personally overseeing every dish as it leaves the kitchen, ensuring the highest standard. She embodies the importance of the Thai traditions of politeness, respect and good manners. We are passionate about service and quality from the moment customers enter, to the time that they leave. Lek originates from the Trang province of Thailand, which is in the southern region of the country near the Malaysian border. She has her own style of south Thai cooking which differs from most other Thai meals.

Opening Times:

  • Tuesday – Sunday 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
  • Winter opening: Closed lunchtimes

On the menu:

  • Tempura battered king prawns (Goung Ban Tod)
  • Chicken Penang Curry (Gang Penang)
  • Fried ice cream dessert – a LekThai special and a firm favourite with regulars


  • Wi-Fi
  • Children’s menu
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