Dining at The Pheasant

Our restaurant, orangery and secluded garden dining are the perfect setting for you to enjoy our delicious food, fine wines and our warm hospitality. 
Whether you are staying at the hotel, passing through the area or are a Norfolk local, we are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
From classic British dishes & indulgent afternoon teas to hearty Sunday roasts, our ever changing menus celebrate the fresh produce from the Kelling Estate's kitchen garden and from local suppliers. 

Our vibrant, extensive wine list offers a delicious wine match for each course or if you prefer we can suggest a perfectly chilled ale, draft beer or a fabulous cocktail. 

At The Pheasant you will find everything and more to relax and celebrate any occasion. 

Breakfast: served every day until 10am

Lunch: served Monday to Saturday from 12pm - 2pm (& until 2.30pm on Sundays)

Dinner: served every day from 6pm - 9pm

Served Monday - Saturday between 6pm - 9pm

A La Carte

Winter Menu


Brancaster Mussels Mariniere
Cream, shallots, parsley & focaccia

Peppered Mackerel Pate
Chargrilled sourdough, cherry tomatoes & dill yoghurt

Portobello Mushroom
Wild mushrooms, herbs, parmesan crust & a poached egg

Beetroot & Goats cheese Croquettes
Aioli rocket salad

Shallot & Chestnut Wellington
Watercress puree

Pan Fried Lamb Belly
Parmentier squash, celeriac, pea & mint puree 

Pork Tenderloin
Spiced apple compote, carrot puree & parsnip crisps


Chicken Breast
Sweet potato fondant, sweetcorn, leeks & wild mushroom sauce

Pan Fried Plaice Fillet
Sauté potatoes, seasonal vegetables & pea puree

Fish Pie
Norfolk Dapple & seasonal greens

Pan Fried Lamb Loin
Dauphinoise potatoes, sprouting broccoli, broad beans, peas & mint jus

Short Rib of Beef
Mash potato, shallots, carrots, parsnips & red wine jus

Pumpkin Tart
Salt baked turnips, celeriac puree, crispy kale & herb oil

Monkfish Tail
Parisian potatoes, pancetta, red pepper & leeks

Chargrilled Chicken Salad
Sundried tomatoes & pancetta

H.V. Graves 6oz Fillet Steak
Béarnaise sauce, grilled tomato, Portobello mushroom & thick cut chips


Dark Chocolate Fondant
Pumpkin granola & vanilla ice cream

Lemon Tart
Chantilly cream & fruit coulis 

Apple Tart Tatin
Apple puree, compressed apples & custard 

Dark Chocolate Brownie
Vanilla ice cream - £8.50

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Candied pecans, toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream - £8.25

Orange & Stem Ginger Brulee
Brandy snap

Ice Cream & Sorbet Tasting Plate

Local Artisan Cheese & Biscuits

Petit fours

Served Monday - Saturday between 6pm - 9pm

Orangery Menu

Winter Menu


Soup of The Day

Tempura King Prawns
Homemade sweet chilli sauce
Starter 9.25 Main 14.00

Brancaster Mussels Mariniere
Cream, shallots, parsley & focaccia
Starter 9.25 Main 15.00

Kelling Estate Partridge Terrine
Melba toast & chutney

Mixed Squash Salad
Kelling Estate beetroot & Jerusalem artichoke crisps
Starter 8.00 Main 14.00

Caesar Salad
Chicken or Prawn
Gem lettuce, Caesar dressing & pancetta crisp
Starter 8.25 Main 14.25

The Pheasant Fish Platter
Pan-fried catch of the day, mini fish pie, fish cake & seasonal greens

Norfolk Cheese
A selection of pickles, chutney, crackers & crusty bread


Fish & Chips
Beer battered catch of the day, tartare sauce & peas

Pan fried 8oz Sirloin Steak
Grilled tomato, Portobello mushroom & triple cooked chips

Pheasant Butter 2.00
Peppercorn Sauce 3.00
Blue Cheese Sauce 3.00

Pan Fried Calves Liver
Mashed potatoes, red onion jus & pancetta crisp

Thick Cut Home Cooked Ham
Fried egg & triple cooked chips

Fish Pie
Norfolk dapple & seasonal greens

Pan Fried Pork Belly
Dauphinoise potatoes, roasted parsnips, braised leeks & apple jus

Shallot & Chestnut Wellington
Watercress puree

Roasted Squash Risotto
Crispy kale & herb oil


Dark Chocolate Fondant
Pumpkin granola & vanilla ice-cream

Lemon Tart
Chantilly cream & fruit coulis

Apple Tart Tatin
Apple puree, compressed apples & custard

Dark Chocolate Brownie
Rhubarb ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Candied pecans, toffee sauce & custard

Orange & Stem Ginger Brulee
Brandy snap

Ice-Cream & Sorbet Tasting Plate

Petit Fours

Local Artisan Cheese & Biscuits


Lunch For Two

Available 11th January - 28th February


Soup of the Day

Kelling Estate Pheasant
Butternut squash, celeriac & red wine jus

Smoked Mackerel Pate
Toasted sourdough bread


Pork Belly
Buttered mash, kale & apple sauce

Fish & Chips
Beer battered catch of the day, tartare sauce & peas

Roasted Squash Risotto
Crispy kale & herb oil


Rice Pudding
Winter berries

Apple Crumble

Winter berries & coulis

2 courses £15 • 3 courses £20 per person

Served from 12pm - 2.30pm & 6pm - 9pm

Sample Sunday Lunch Menu


Soup of the Day 

Smoked Duck Salad
Orange, beetroot, rhubarb & radish

Crab Tian
Marinated tomato & avocado purée

Cley Smokehouse Fish Plate
Tartare sauce, dill creme fraîche, pickles & soda bread

Chargrilled Norfolk Asparagus
Duck egg, pink grapefruit, hollandaise & pancetta crumb


Roast Beef*
Roast potatoes, yorkshire pudding & seasonal greens

Roast Pork
Roast potatoes, yorkshire pudding & seasonal greens

Sea Bass Fillet
Spring hash, shrimp, caper butter & seasonal greens

Chicken Ballotine
Pancetta mash, wild garlic & wild mushroom sauce

Asparagus & Pea Risotto
Arborio rice & mascarpone


Crème Brûlée
Berry compote & shortbread

Baked Chocolate & Orange Tart
Norfolk clotted cream & orange crisp

Champagne Jelly
Poached rhubarb

Ice Cream & Sorbet Tasting Plate

Local Artisan Cheese & Biscuits

2 courses £20 | 3 courses £26

*£3 supplement for Roast Beef

Served from 12pm - 3pm

Mothering Sunday Menu


Broccoli & Binham Blue Soup

Cromer Crab Cakes
Saffron aioli & heritage tomato chutney

Wild Mushroom on Brioche
Fried quails eggs

Lamb Croquettes
Pea & mint puree, baby roast carrots & red wine jus

Prawn Cocktail
Baby gem lettuce, compressed cucumber, cherry tomatoes & Marie Rose sauce


Roast Beef *
Roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding & seasonal vegetables

Roast Pork
Roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding & seasonal vegetables

Pan-seared Salmon Fillet
Sauté potatoes, baby vegetables, pesto & herb oil

Fish Pie
Norfolk Dapple & seasonal greens

Chicken Breast
Dauphinoise potato, braised leeks, sweet corn & mushroom sauce

Roast Vegetable Wellington
Salt baked root vegetables & herb sauce


Sticky Toffee Pudding
Caramel sauce

Rich Chocolate & Toffee Fondant
Vanilla ice cream

‘The Pheasant’ Tiramisu

Rhubarb Cheesecake
Caramelised white chocolate tuille

Local Artisan Cheese & Biscuits

Ice Cream & Sorbet Tasting Plate

3 courses £32

*£3 supplement for Roast Beef

Served daily between 3pm - 5pm

Afternoon Tea

Selection of Sandwiches
Home cooked ham & wholegrain mustard
Cley smoked salmon & dill crème fraîche
Smoked Dapple cheese & red onion chutney
Egg, homemade mayonnaise & chives

Traditional English Buttermilk Scones 
Seasonal jam & clotted cream

Selection of Cakes & Fancies

Loose leaf tea or fruit teas

£16.50 per person

Add a glass of bubbly for £24.50 per person


Lemon drizzle cake

Carrot cake

Cheese or Fruit Buttermilk Scone 
Butter or clotted cream & jam

Served daily from 12pm - 5pm

Sandwich Menu

Home Cooked Ham & Mustard
Glazed ham & wholegrain mustard

Lemon, thyme & mayonnaise

Cley Smoked Salmon
Dill crème fraiche

Cromer Crab
Lemon & dill mayonnaise 

Bacon, lettuce and tomato

Mayonnaise & chives 

Smoked Dapple Cheese
Red onion chutney

Soup & a Sandwich

All served your choice of white, wholemeal, or granary bread with vegetable crisps and a side salad


Served daily from 12pm - 2pm and 6pm - 9pm

Childrens Menu


Homemade Tagliatelle
Tomato & cheese

Local Sausage
Mashed potato & gravy

*Fish & Chips

*Chicken Goujons

*Ham, Egg & Chips

* Can be served with fries, new potatoes, mash or seasonal vegetables


Chocolate Brownie
Vanilla ice cream

Ice Cream
Strawberry, chocolate or vanilla

Fruit salad

£11 for 2 courses

Served daily until 10AM

Breakfast Menu

Selection of fruit juices
Homemade yoghurt pots or Greek yoghurt
Selection of cereals & homemade granola
Selection of nuts, dried fruits & seeds
White or Granary bread
Includes a Cafetiere coffee or pot of tea

Scottish Porridge

The Pheasant Cooked Breakfast
Dry cured back bacon, sausage, sauté potatoes,
baked beans, field mushroom,
grilled tomato & your choice of eggs
(Black pudding is available on request)

Farmhouse Breakfast
Grilled tomato, mushroom
& poached eggs on granary toast

Continental Breakfast
Selection of cold meats & cheeses

Cley Smoked Salmon
Scrambled egg on toasted English muffin

Cley Smoked Haddock
Poached eggs

Cley Smoked Grilled Split Kipper

3 Egg Omelette
Any combination of ham, cheese,
mushrooms, tomato or chive

Eggs Benedict*

Eggs Royale*
Cley smoked salmon

Eggs Florentine*

*All served with two halves of an English muffin,
poached eggs & hollandaise sauce

£17.50 per person for non-residents

Specialty Coffee Available
Espresso £2.00
Latte £3.50
Cappuccino £3.50

Wine List

Red Wines

Moon River Danube Pinot Noir Hungary
A light yet intense red with redcurrant and spice flavours. This wine has a smooth, fresh finish.
175ml £8 250ml £10 Bottle £27

Bosworth Cabernet Sauvignon Australia
Aromas & flavours of black fruits, fruit cake, black pepper & liquorice. Smooth and persistent.
Bottle £39

Journeys End Single Vineyard Shiraz South Africa
Ripe raspberry aromas with peppery spice & a hint of chocolate, red berry fruit & a delicious vanilla edge.
Bottle £41

Catena Malbec Argentina
An outstanding Malbec from a sustainable, award winning producer. Ripe, rich & concentrated dark fruit, vanilla & mocha, with a touch of spice.
Bottle £39

Finca Valero Tinto Tempranillo Garnacha Spain
Made from Tempranillo & Garnacha, this easy-going red boasts dark berry fruits with a hint of pepper on the finish.
175ml £4.95 250ml £6.75 Bottle £19

A d’Arche Bordeaux Rouge France
Intense, ripe red fruit; blackcurrant and blackberry with wooden undertones & truffles that evolve into rich cigar aromas.
175ml £8 250ml £10.50 Bottle £32

Chianti Rufi na Fattoria di Basciano Italy
Full of juicy, ripe black cherry flavours with notes of vanilla & summer herbs.
Bottle £34

Fleurie Millesime Cave de Fleurie France
This wine is bursting with ripe red berry fruit flavours. It is soft & fresh, with delicate light tannins.
Bottle £37

Castillo Clavijo Rioja Crianza Spain
Concentrated black cherry notes, accompanied by sweet vanilla fragrance. It is smooth, elegant & delicious.
Bottle £31

Fratelli Barba Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Colle Morino Italy
Packed with cherry & plum fruit, with a classic almond character on the nose. Full-bodied with great texture, it has well-integrated tannins & an elegant finish.
Bottle £28

Chateau Viramiere St-Emilion Grand Cru France
A rich, smooth red is full of aromas & flavours of red fruits. Medium-bodied, with fine, savoury tannins & a pleasant finish.
Bottle £46

San Abello Merlot Chile
Ripe plums & sweet spice, with notes of cinnamon, coffee &dark chocolate, soft & smooth.
175ml £5.75 250ml £7.50 Bottle £20

Siete Soles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Chile
Red & black fruit aromas on the nose, with spicy notes, combined with clove & tobacco aromas.
175ml 6.5 250ml £8.50 Bottle £23

El Oscuro Malbec Argentina
Pure, juicy flavours of plum & blackberry, with a hint of chocolate & vanilla from the oak ageing. It has a long, lingering & elegant finish.
175ml £7.25 250ml £9.75 Bottle £31

Bush Telegraph Shiraz Viognier Australia
Full-bodied, with aromas and flavours of blackberries, bramble fruit, coffee & violets. This wine has a soft tannin structure.
175ml £6.50 250ml £8.50 Bottle £23

Satellite Pinot Noir Marlborough New Zealand
Generous palate weight with sweet red fruits, subtle spices & a long satisfying finish.
Bottle £39

Crozes Hermitage Rouge Les Jalets Paul Jaboulet Aine France
Intense, complex and aromatic with a blend of red berries & animal notes. Powerful & fine. Full, well-balanced finish.
Bottle £50

Mademoiselle L Haut Medoc France
Delicious dark fruits with a touch of liquorice spice. Silky tannins, with a long, smooth, opulent finish.
Bottle £45

Domaine Roux Gevrey Chambertin France
Fine & stylish with an appealing texture, well-judged oak & well defined length.
Bottle £65

Cotes du Rhone Rouge Haut de Brun Alain Jaume France
Complex with flavours a& aromas of raspberry, blackcurrant & blackberry, with hints of liquorice & white pepper. Medium-bodied, with silky smooth tannins & a long pleasant finish.
Bottle £34

White Wines

Mas Puech Picpoul de Pinet Coteaux du Languedoc France
Perfect Picpoul. Soft & delicate aromas of citrus fruits, predominantly grapefruit.
Bottle £29.50

Pasarisa Salta Torrontes Argentina
Delicate, elegant & distinguished with floral notes of roses, citrus aromas & a spicy hint.
Bottle £33

Peth Wetz Estate Riesling Rheinhessen Germany
A dry Riesling with a delicate fragrance of white peaches, apricot & juicy pears. Classic Rheinhessen, both in expression & elegance.
Bottle £32

Laurenz V Friendly Gruner Veltliner Austria
An array of delicious flavours in this refreshing wine, including peach, apple & peppery notes.
Bottle £39

Huia Gewurztraminer new Zealand
A dry but powerful Gewurztraminer with spicy, rose petal & mango notes on the nose. Ginger, orange & vanilla on the palate, with mouth-watering acidity.
Bottle £41

Finca Valero Blanco Macabeo Spain
Made from Macabeo, this fruity white has refreshing peach & apple notes on the palate & a fresh acidity on the finish.
175ml £4.95 250ml £6.75 Bottle £19

Ceps du Sud Viognier Vin de Pays France
Wonderfully aromatic with peach & plump dried apricots on the nose. The palate is soft & fruity, with more stone fruit, a hint of spice & a fresh finish.
Bottle £24.50

Citta dei Ponti Pinot Grigio Veneto Italy
Delicate fruity wine with a light aroma of white flowers and a fresh palate of citrus fruits.
175ml £5.75 250ml £7.50 Bottle £22

Monte Clavijo Rioja Blanco Spain
Lemon & peach fruit on the nose & a crisp palate with citrus and peach flavours, & a subtle hint of white flowers.
Bottle £24

Macon Ige Chateau London Domaine Fichet France
Beautiful Burgundy. Flavours of grapefruit & citrus fruit, with notes of roses & acacia. A delicate yet full, smooth & creamy wine.
Bottle £45

Tuffolo Gavi DOCG Italy
Delicate with pronounced fruit & lemon characteristics. Clean & fresh with a long, lingering citrusy finish.
175ml £7.75 250ml £10.50 Bottle £31.50

The Old Press Chardonnay Australia
Juicy, sun-packed Australian wine with peach & tropical fruit on the nose. Refreshing peach & pineapple notes on the palate.
175ml £5.75 250ml £7.50 Bottle £20

Tokomaru Bay Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand
Intense & fruity with zesty, lip-tingling gooseberry & lime notes underlined with just a hint of tropical passion fruit. Bright & fresh.
175ml £7.25 250ml£ 9.75 Bottle £27.5

Stellenrust Chenin Blanc South Africa
Elements of soft vanilla oak on the nose, alongside tropical fruits with a mineral palate of grapefruit & peardrop.
Bottle £32

Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand
NZ Sauvignon at it’s best. Intense aromas & flavours of passion fruit & grapefruit, with a subtle creamy texture & a refreshing finish.
Bottle £36

Sancerre Blanc Le Manoir Andre Neveu France
Zingy minerality & freshness, yet full & rich on the palate with flavours of citrus fruit, apples & hints of summer herbs.
Bottle £45

Chablis Domaine Jean Defaix France
A classic Chablis: bright & refreshing, with notes of citrus fruit.
Bottle £46

Pouilly Fume Les Berthiers Claude Michot France
Intense & aromatic with lemon & apple flavours. Light-bodied, crisp & bright.
Bottle £51

Rully Clos des Mollepierres Domaine Saint-Abel Roux France
Well-rounded wine, with aromas & flavours of lemon & white peach, with hints of violet, elderflower & honey. The finish is long & crisp.
Bottle £60

Rose Wines

The Bulletin Zinfandel Rosé USA
An off dry style of rose with raspberry & watermelon fruit flavours. Juicy & light.
175ml £5.75 250ml £7.50 Bottle £21.50

La Maglia Rosa Pinot Grigio Blush Italy
Light, fragrant with aromas & flavours of white peach, flowers & juicy apples.
175ml £5.75 250ml £7.50 Bottle £21.50

Côtes de Provence Rosé Azure Mirabeau France
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate described Mirabeau as “about as good as Provençale rosés get.” Outstanding!
Bottle £36

Sparkling & Champagne

Belstar Cuvee Rosé Sparkling NV Italy
Red fruits, cherries & citrus fruits, with elegant floral notes.
125ml £6 Bottle £32

Vitelli Prosecco NV Italy
Soft, fresh & light with floral aromas & flavours of citrus fruits, pears & a touch of sweet melon.
125ml £6 Bottle £29

Veuve Delaroy Brut NV Franc
e Fresh citrus aromas with yeasty layers. The palate is elegant, with strawberries & cream, & a balanced acidity.
125ml £7.50 Bottle £45

Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut NV France
Dry & lemony with a crisp, biscuity finish. Outstanding!
Bottle £60

Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut NV France
A Pinot noir-dominated blend. Beautiful Bollinger!
Bottle £75

Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut NV France
Made, unusually, from 100% Pinot Noir, grapes are allowed only three days brief contact with the skins to give the wine its pink colour.
Bottle £89.50

Dessert Wine

Lafage Maury Grenat France
A deliciously sweet red wine. It is full-bodied & rich, with intense flavours & aromas of dried red fruits, chocolate & coffee. Perfect with chocolate & cheese.
75ml £4 Bottle £33

Lafage Muscat de Rivesaltes France
Intense, fresh aromas & flavours of grapes, rose petals & ginger. The sweet summer fruits are beautifully complimented by a refreshing finish.
75ml £3.85 Bottle £30

Cocktail Menu

Pheasant Royale
Champagne, Chambord & pomegranate
An excellent aperitif

Classic Gin Martini
Gin & Noily Prat, Angostura bitters
Shaken or stirred

Peach Bellini
Prosecco & peach syrup
with a sugared rim

Bloody Mary
Vodka, sherry, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco & tomato juice

Tequila, Cointreau & fresh lime juice
The ultimate classic

Espresso Martini
Espresso, Tia Maria & Amaretto

Aperol Spritz
Prosecco & Aperol

Vodka, Cointreau, fresh lime & cranberry juice

Pomegranate Mojito (non alcoholic)
Pomegranate, fresh mint & fresh lime juice

Homemade Pink Lemonade (non alcoholic)
Lemon juice, grenadine & sparkling water

Special offers at The Pheasant

From teatime treats to overnight stays, when it comes to special offers and packages, we have something for everyone.