The latest news from Creake Abbey Café & Food Hall…

Coming up at Creake Abbey Cafe & Food Hall

Hake Low ResIt’s back to school and the end of flip flop friendly dining for another summer. But we’re still open for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6.30pm, last dinner orders 8.30pm. Choose from the set menu du jour with three courses for £15, our great value under £10 Creake Abbey classics or the specials board! We’ve some great events lined up for the autumn including our monthly Quiz Night (Thursday 1st October, Friday 6th November) Steak Nights (Friday 16th October), and Jazz Nights (Friday 30th October). Watch this space!



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We’re excited to be taking part in this year’s North Norfolk Restaurant Week from 28th September to 11th October, daily for lunch when we’ll be offering two courses for £10 or three for £15, (noon to 2.30pm) and on the Friday and Saturday evenings with two courses for £15, or three for £20 (from 6pm, last dinner orders 8.30pm). 

We’re now taking bookings on 01328 730399 or email Please mention Restaurant Week when booking. Click here to view our NNRW menus


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We’re delighted that artist Pat Bustin has returned to the Cafe for a second exhibition. Pat is based in nearby Burnham Deepdale and also Northamptonshire and describes herself as an “Expressionist Landscape Artist”. The exhibition runs until 5th October. Open during Cafe opening hours, visit our Cafe page for more details. 


Product of the Month: Norfolk wines, beers and cider

IMG_1104We’ve a great range of locally produced wines, beers and ciders in the Cafe and Food Hall this month so you can drink as well as eat local! New in from Norfolk’s Winbirri Vineyards are Bacchus, a dry white, Winbirri Reserve, a juicy red wine and the sparkling Vintage Reserve. Look out too for the light and fruity dry white and rose wines from nearby Congham vineyard.

If beer’s more your thing, we’ve a tasty selection from Panther Brewery in Reepham, Moon Gazer from The Norfolk Brewhouse just down the road in Hindringham and Yetman’s just outside Holt. Cider lovers are also in for a treat with ciders from The Norfolk Cider Company in Attleborough. 

Sandra’s lemon shortbread

IMG_1317We’ve managed to persuade our resident baking whizz Sandra to share her recipe for the yummy lemon shortbread biscuits we serve with coffee during evening dining on Friday and Satudays.

375g plain flour

250g butter

125g caster sugar

Zest of two unwaxed lemons

Blitz the ingredients all together. Roll into a sausage shape in cling film. Leave to set in the fridge for for about 30 minutes.

Cut into rounds and bake at 180 °c for approximately 15-20 minutes until firm and golden.