The Hermitage

Speciality fish dishes
10 min walk into Acle from Acle Bridge mooring

Tel: 01493 750310.

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The Hermitage Restaurant and Public House is situated on the A1064 approximately 500 yards from the A47 Acle Roundabout. It is a Family owned and run establishment by Chris Carter who is the Proprietor. The Hermitage has been a licensed premises for approximately 110 years during 2003 the premises was 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. He uses the Friary Family from Wells on Sea in North Norfolk for his fresh Lobsters and Crabs During the winter months the mussels come from Morston or the Wash.
Sample Menu

The Lunch men has a variety of fish on including Fresh Cod, Haddock, Plaice £8.25 or Monk Fish £11.95 Herrings £5.85.

There are a large variety of other dishes including:

Home-Made Steak & Mushroom Pie £7.25
Lasagne £6.95
Cold Ham sliced off the Bone £6.50.
For the pensioner we serve 1 Plaice Fillet Chips & Peas £4.95.

There is also a snack menu with Jacket Potatoes Sandwiches etc. The Evening Menu has at least 12/15 Fresh Fish Dishes. A sample of which are the following:

Starters 5 Wild Mushrooms in Garlic, Onions & Cream Sauce £6.50.
Fresh Soft Roes on Toast, £4.5O.
Marinated Herring in Honey Mustard & Dill £4.50.
Moules Mariniere £5.50.

Main Courses:
Fresh Fillet of Turbot Pan Fried with wild Mushroom £15.50
Fresh local Dover Sole 16/18 oz £18.95.
Fresh Fillets of Wild Sea Bass in Crushed Peppers, Brandy & Cream Sauce £13.95
Fresh Fillets of Lemon Sole Stuffed with Fresh Scottish Crayfish in a white wine Sauce. £15.SO.
Fresh local Longshore Fried or Grilled Cod 8oz £8.25 12oz £9.95.

These are only a few of the dishes provided and all are subject to available and Market price variation. Vegetarian specials made to order on the day and a lot of the sweets are home made at £3.95. Coffee is £1.25.

Parties can be accomodated in the conservatory and the main Restaurant. Please ask for the party menu.

For further information phone Sophie or Chris Carter on 01493 750310.
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