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The Old Boathouse Cafe

50 Sea Lane, Old Hunstanton PE36 6JN, England
+44 1485 532931
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (20 reviews)
“toasties” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
50 Sea Lane, Old Hunstanton PE36 6JN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great little cafe right next to the lifeboat station at Old Hunstanton beach. A very good menu, with plenty of choice and very reasonably priced. WE had breakfast and coffee which was excellent. Dog-friendly too, which for us dog owners is really helpful. We...More

Thank 2323Smiths
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to this area for many years and never discovered this cafe. Excellent fresh sandwich good tea and coffee, dogs welcome, they make their own dog biscuits.

Thank Scotties477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I popped in here for breakfast on the Saturday morning; poached egg on toast and scrambled egg on toast. I do not know where they get their bread from, but there is something quite special about it and the spread of butter....More

1  Thank Beverley D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No visit to the North Norfolk coast is complete unless you have brunch or lunch here. A great selection of food with a good kids menu. Chips are excellent. Try the home made cakes and scones as a treat you will find non better.

Thank DennisClar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After ball thowing on the beach this is just wonderful . You can have your choice of the simple menu none of it expensive we just had a couple of hot drinks but saw lots of excellent food being served. I will return to this...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideally situated set just back from Old Hunstanton Beach, this seaside café is punching well above it's weight. Simple and unpretentious, it offers a great choice of hot and cold tasty food, with good portion sizes, all reasonably priced. Service is quick and very friendly...More

Thank SteveJClarke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you need when you are on the beach with the family for the day. Inevitably the kids want something that they didn't bring and as an aside from selling teas and ice creams the cafe also stocks the beach 'must haves' that kids...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubbie and I, while on holiday with our dog dropped in here for breakfast before a walk along the beach. We both had full English with extra tomatoes and mushrooms and they were fab! Really, truly dog friendly with great service throughout. Couldn't rate this...More

Thank Mazza101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside Hunstanton, lies Old Hunstanton is a small village/hamlet, which retains its old, character, and is devoid of the features which attract the crowds to Hunstanton, which is why we love it. Hunstanton is nice for the family entertainment it provides but we love...More

Thank Langers90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fab menu, fab food, recently had a tuna salad which was absolutely gorgeous, kids rave about the toasties. Our doggies love it too, always fresh water available and homemade dog treats for sale. The breakfasts are wonderful too after an early morning walk on the...More

Thank sallyjojoelliott
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Alan B
3 December 2016|
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Response from EHO1 | Reviewed this property |
Till Feb open Friday sat Sunday they open at 9am usually close around 4-5 pm depending on trade. They are own normal hours and. All week during xmas school hols and xmas day for bookings They are closed for a week for... More
4 October 2016|
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Response from Anita M | Reviewed this property |
I googled here and found a hut in Old Hunstanton close to the cafe site wint let me post the link sorry but just type in beach huts for rent in Old Hunstanton Good luck!
10 August 2016|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know but I'm sure they would not mind a phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Sea Lane, Old Hunstanton PE36 6JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Old Hunstanton
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 532931
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