Stylish, quality ‘Country House’ accommodation and AA 2 Rosette Dining in Norwich

The Old Rectory is Norwich’s only AA 4* Gold 2 AA Rosette ‘Restaurant with Rooms’; a delightful privately-owned Grade II listed Georgian property on the eastern fringes of the city where you can enjoy warm and genuine hospitality, a relaxing atmosphere, award-winning food and friendly, caring service – the perfect combination for a Short Break or a rejuvenating overnight stay.

Standing in an acre of mature, secluded gardens in Thorpe St Andrew, just over two miles from Norwich city centre, we offer you a choice of eight beautifully appointed, stylish non-smoking guest rooms, most with south-facing views over the Yare valley and NWT Thorpe Marshes.

In winter our warming log fire welcomes you back from your sightseeing or shopping, whilst during the summer months you can laze a while with a good book on our pool terrace or watch the busy lives of our many garden birds. Business guests will find The Old Rectory a calm and restful setting in which to relax from the strains of the working day, enjoy a delicious meal and feel revived and refreshed after a good night’s sleep.

If you are planning a longer visit, take a look at Dowager’s Cottage, our cosy 4* non-smoking self-catering property, sleeping 2 guests, which is situated within our grounds.

We, and our Birman cats Rolo & Milli, look forward to welcoming you soon

Chris, Sally & James Entwistle

 

The Drawing Room

+ 44 (0)1603 700 772

The Old Rectory. 103 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norwich NR7 0HF

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    Winter Warmer Short Breaks

    Blow away the cobwebs with a winter break at Norwich's only AA 4* Gold 'Restaurant with Rooms'! There's plenty to do, even if the weather outside is a little chilly - Norwich has many accolades including UNESCO 'City of Literature',  history and culture abound with medieval churches, museums, a Norman Cathedral and Castle and our many nature reserves are awash with winter migrants. The eclectic mix of high street names and the independent retailers in the Norwich 'Lanes' (Great British High Street of the Year) provides a unique shopping experience.

    Your break includes a warming glass of mulled wine by our log fire on arrival, a tempting three course 2AA Rosette dinner each evening, accommodation in one of our stylish guest rooms and a delicious cooked breakfast, served to your table, to set you up for your days sightseeing, shopping or touring. 

    T&C: Avail. Tues - Sat incl, min. 2 night stay, based on two people sharing. Deposit required for stays of three nights or more. Book online, or if you'd rather speak to us in person call us on 01603 700772. 

     We look forward to welcoming you soon

     

    What's On
    25 Feb - 29 Apr (Wednesdays): UEA Spring Literary Festival l 31 Jan - 19 Apr: Homage to Manet, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery To 1 March: REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts 3 - 14 March: BARNUM - Norwich Theatre Royal 25 & 26 April: East Anglian Game & Country Fair, Norfolk Showground l 18 Apr - 26 July: Francis Bacon and the Masters, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts 2 - 17 May: Broads Outdoors Festival I 8 - 24 May: Norfolk and Norwich Festival

    Our Accolades

    REVIEWS

    "Dinner was utterly delicious"

    "WOW! What a gem..."

    "A wonderful find..."

    ".......exceeded our expectations"

    “extraordinarily high quality food accompanied by a good wine list”