The Recruiting Sergeant is an award winning pub, restaurant situated in the village of Horstead, near Coltishall, in Norfolk.
Matthew and Nicola Colchester and their dedicated team have developed an enviable reputation in the area and the pub is well known for its food quality, friendliness and attention to detail.
Pub bar open all day from 11am (noon on Sunday) Monday to Saturday - food served lunchtime and evenings Sunday - food served all day Real ales, cocktails and large choice of wines by the glass Garden and covered heated outdoor patio area New luxury Bed & Breakfast bedrooms
2011 - 15 Tripadvisor Certificates of Excellence 2014 Winner, Aylsham Show President's Prize for "Individual Food & Drink Hero". 2010 Finalist, Norfolk Food Awards, in the category "Norfolk's Best Dish". 2009 Winner of the Norfolk Local Food Heroes Award in the category "Best Use of Regional Food".
The award-winning food in our restaurant is prepared from quality produce, sourced locally whenever possible, used in season to get the best results.
Our menus feature a variety of dishes showcasing the adventurous use of fresh ingredients by our team of chefs led by Matthew Colchester. Fresh fish and seafood is a speciality. Classic British pub food also features and on Sundays traditional roast lunches from £12.95 are a popular choice.
Well kept real ales from the bar include Adnams, Woodfordes and Greene King. A large range of carefully selected wines are served by the glass, or treat yourself to a cocktail from our blackboard list.
We also have a Children's Menu. We are enthusiastic about encouraging children to experience a wide range of tastes and flavours so offer smaller versions of some adult dishes as well as classic kids' favourites.
Special diets - because our food is freshly cooked we can modify many menu items to cater for those on special diets such as gluten free.
We get very busy - please contact us on 01603 737 077 to book a table.