Top Cafes in the Broads National Park

Whilst the Broads National Park has an indulgent range of pubs and restaurants to choose from, sometimes a light bite is all you need. There are many delicious cafes in the Broads to visit, from the quirky Prima Rosa in Salhouse to the Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden’s tearoom, set in the middle of beautiful Norfolk scenery and wildlife.

A Piece of Cake, Coltishall

Moor at: Coltishall Common (free)

Located in the River Rooms in Coltishall, A Piece of Cake tearoom offers delicious homemade treats with ingredients sourced locally. With breakfast, lunch, and afternoon high tea, and a delightful choice of hot beverages including Lavazza coffee, herbal tea, and flavoured syrups, this tearoom is sure to please everyone. The tearoom also has a selection of Gluten Free products.


Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens, Fairhaven

Moor at: South Walsham outer broad (inner broad is limited to cruising only)

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens has its very own tea room - so when looking for cafes in the Broads National Park and the surrounding area, why not pay these gorgeous gardens a visit at the same time?Open all year round, you don’t have to be a visitor to the gardens to enjoy this tearoom located in the middle of Fairhaven’s Woodland and Water Gardens. With a selection of snacks, light lunches, sandwiches, and homemade cakes, you can also enjoy a homemade scone with jam and clotted cream in the summer. Locally sourced, this tea room also caters for most dietary requirements including gluten-free.


Prima Rosa, Salhouse

Moor at: Salhouse Broad (Daytime stay: £4.00, Overnight: £8.00)

A beautiful vintage-style tearoom, Prima Rosa have homemade ‘Cakes & Bakes’ with locally sourced ingredients – including fruit picking and foraging by the owners themselves to guarantee the freshest local produce. As well as the tearoom, Prima Rosa sell handmade crafts made by over 40 local crafters. A must-see if you’re in the area.


Rosy Lee’s Tearoom, Loddon

Moor at: Loddon Staithe (free)

When considering cafes in the Broads National Park, Rosy Lee's Tearoom in Loddon is wonderfully traditional.A wonderfully traditional tea room, Rosy Lee’s Tearoom in Loddon serves a variety of sandwiches, cakes, home-made soup, and light-lunches. All homemade with some speciality dishes and standard tea and coffee, Rosy Lee’s Tearoom is for the traditionalists out there who like old-style cafes and tearooms.


The Galley, Horning

Moor at: Horning Staithe (free) or Horning Ferry Marina (free for Richardson’s Boating Holidays customers*)

The Galley in Horning is a lovely place for a spot of lunch when considering cafes in the Broads National Park and the surrounding area.An intimate café with attached delicious delicatessen featuring their own Horning pasties, Scotch eggs, and a range of yummy cakes, The Galley has breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. This café, housed in a delightful 17th Century properly in the heart of Horning, also serves wine, local beer or cider to compliment. They can also make arrangements for your dietary needs, including gluten-free.

Please see Broads Authority for a list of free moorings. Please check with service provider before travelling for correct prices and opening times. Last reviewed 17 March 2017.
*Subject to availability
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