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The Hermitage

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64 Old Road, Acle NR13 3QP, England
+44 1493 750310
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Hermitage has been taken over by a husband and wife team and is now the Spanish Embrujo restaurant. Superb it is as well. See separate listing.

Thank Tina R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Yuk dont bother served up a bowl of musels with cream that looked like water. Fish was awful nice ambience food was crap!!!

1 Thank sparticus313
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Had a delicious meal here, beautifully cooked fresh fish and crisp white wine. But that was last year. Now it has closed and been replaced by a Spanish Restaurant that still specialises in Fish (and steak I think)

1 Thank dh2119
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2015

We went here on Saturday night, we had a great meal, service was good, make sure you book as it get very busy, can't wait to go back and try the paella.

Thank Amsterdam19701
Kent, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2014

We were staying close by at the Travel lodge and arrived at the Hermitage by mistake. So glad we did; the service was great. The food was fabulous; especially the seafood paella; it was meant to be for two people and we were unable to eat it all. When we are in the area again, we will not bother eating... More 

Thank Lynne W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This Restaurent has new owners,i think they Ran the Tappas at ACLE STRAIGHT. so will give em a go and report back

2 Thank roya a
Birmingham, UK
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285 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We tried to visit this pub in October. It's now closed. Don't make the wasted trek down the dark muddy path from the river like we did. Go to the Bridge Inn, it's brilliant!

Thank Lewis_England_9
Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We had being traveling on the broads for a few hrs and decided to stop here with the free mooring if you eat at the pub, so after walking the 1/2 mile in the dark on very uneven ground we walked in to what seemed an empty pub at 7pm and where told very bluntly we could not have a... More 

1 Thank MrDizzywizard
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

On our midweek visit the restaurant was well attended and the reception from the staff was excellent. we were quickly served with our drinks in the reception area and given a reasonable amount of time to settle before we ordered the food. The food was ready in good order and we were accompanied to our table by the waitress carrying... More 

Thank Davidpostie
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Haddock and chips, blood ran out of fish , and chips were like they made from cardboard. I complained , and was politely asked to "come again and next time ask for it to be well cooked " Even though I never ate it , I got no redress. To add insult to injury I had to buy a lemonade... More 

Thank Ron T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$37
Seafood, Spanish, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Old Road, Acle NR13 3QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Acle
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 750310
The Hermitage Restaurant and Public House Acle, is situated on the A1064 approximately 500 yards from the A47 Acle Roundabout. It is a family owned and run establishment by Chris and Michele. The Hermitage has been a licensed premises for approximately 110 years It has been refurbished with new kitchens and a conservatory restaurant seating approximately 60 persons. Today the menu is largely Fresh Fish and Fresh Shellfish with a Speciality Steak Menu. Chris Carter and his family have been associated with the fish trade from Great Yarmouth since 1922. He personally goes to Lowestoft fish market 2 or 3 times a week and buys fresh fish including Dover Soles, Sea bass, Lemon soles, Turbot, Halibut,Trout and Salmon. We have a passion for good food and wine so using the best suppliers and ingredience is vital. We use the Frary Family from Wells on Sea in North Norfolk for our fresh lobsters and crabs during the summer. In the winter months we have mussels from Morston or the Wash. Local produce is used were possible with many salad and vegetables grown locally for us. Many of our desserts are homemade with fruit we have picked ourselves to ensure quality. There is also a snack menu with Jacket Potatoes, Sandwiches, ploughman's etc the lunch menu has traditional English food as well as the special fish. As all our dishes are cooked to order we can cater for many dietary requirements just ask for details. The Evening Menu has at least 12/15 Fresh Fish Dishes, steak, chicken, Pork and vegetarian options. Many of the receipts we have created ourselves. Click on the links above for more details on our Menus, Events and Restaurant. PLEASE USE THE LINKS ABOVE AND TO THE LEFT TO FIND OUT MORE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON

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