Festive food at Blickling

Christmas dinner with all the trimmings

Whether you want to grab a quick bite to eat, a coffee and a treat or sit down for turkey and the full works, we'll have a variety of options for you during November and December.

Opening hours during November and December

From 1 - 30 November, the cafes will be open daily from 11am - 4pm, serving hot food from 12noon until 2.30pm.

However during our Christmas events in December, the cafes will be open 11am - 6pm, serving food until 5pm mid week (Monday - Thursday).  Over the weekends, the cafes will be open 11am - 7pm, serving food until 6pm (Friday - Sunday). 

 

November menu (from 14 November)

Soup, sandwiches & light bites

Homemade soup of the day | served with freshly baked bread

Smoked mackerel pate with toast

Jacket potatoes | plain, cheese, beans or tuna 

Our usual offer of rolls, paninis and sandwiches will also be available | Bacon, tomato & watercress panini | Egg mayo & watercress | Corned beef & horseradish mayo | Mature cheddar cheese & homemade chutney

Plated salads (using produce from the walled garden when available) | Moroccan style roasted cauliflower

Hot mains 

Blickling beef casserole | served with seasonal root vegetables, a red wine sauce & creamy mashed potatoes

Fish pie | with boiled egg & buttered cabbage

Lentil vegetable chilli one pot | served with bloomer bread

Vegetable coconut curry one pot | served with bloomer bread

Treats

Rice pudding brulee

A large selection of cakes, traybakes & the all-important mince pies

First mince pie of the season
Mince pies

December menu | Available from 1 - 10 December

Soup, sandwiches & light bites

Onion soup, served with a wedge of bloomer bread

Smoked salmon & herb mousse

Jacket potatoes | plain, cheese, beans or tuna 

Our usual offer of rolls, paninis & sandwiches will also be available.

Hot mains 

Conisbee roast turkey with all the festive trimmings

Beef, onion & red wine pie | served with seasonal walled garden vegetables 

Vegetarian coconut curry one pot | served with bloomer bread

Plated salads (using produce from the walled garden when available) | Polenta, squash & goats cheese with an orange dressing | Mackerel & beetroot

Christmas treats

Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Ginger & caramel cheesecake

Poached pears in honey & orange

A large selection of cakes, traybakes & the all-important mince pies

Any space for dessert?
A ginger and caramel cheesecake in a glass bowl with a sprig of mint

Muddy Boots cafe

If you're feeling peckish on arrival or at the end of your visit, head to Muddy Boots by the car park, for flavoured coffees, light bites, soup and cakes.

The Bucks Arms

There's also a lovely welcome waiting for you at the Bucks, with a warming fire and plenty of festive delights on the menu.  It is advisable to book in advance over the Christmas season.

The farmyard cafe

Head to the Farmyard during our Christmas weekends (Friday - Sunday) for venison burgers, soup, hot drinks and cakes.

Feel festive with fizz in the walled garden

(Monday to Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday to Sunday 11am - 7pm)

As you explore the Christmas lights, you'll be able to treat yourself to a glass of fizz where walled garden soup, hot drinks and crisps will also be available.  Cash only.

Warm up with mulled wine in the Temple

(Monday to Thursday 3 - 6pm, Friday to Sunday 3 - 7pm)

Warm up in the Temple with mulled wine, warm spiced apple, mince pies and gingerbread for children. Cash only.