Restaurant

Restaurant overview

Good food has always been a vital ingredient of Stratton’s delivery and an important connection with its rural location. The restaurant has won many awards and accolades for it delicious food and the pursuit of only the best ethical and purest local ingredients served in a contemporary English style.

The restaurant at Strattons is situated in the semi-basement, an area referred to as ‘The Rustic’ from the Palladian fashion for decorating the lower ground floor facade with rusticated stone.

Food style: Modern British using the best local, fresh ingredients – organic where ever possible. Includes vegetables, salad leaves, and herbs from our own gardens. Everything is made daily on site enabling us to cater for all dietary requirements including coeliac, vegetarians, diabetics, vegans and allergies.

Our guiding principle is quite simply to source and prepare the fabulous seasonal produce on our doorstep, real food with true flavours. The unique geography and climate of the Brecks, it is the driest part of Britain, yields some interesting crops from asparagus to blueberries. We have a great number of small producers supplying us with their foods, fabulous local cheese makers, microbreweries, arable farms, organic and free-range animal production and not forgetting the food from the wild, blackberries, wild mushrooms, sloes, horseradish, wild garlic, venison and game.

Opening times

Daily from: 6.30pm
Sunday lunch: 12 – 2.30pm
Bank holiday Monday brunch club: 12 – 2.30pm

Booking not always essential however recommended for weekends and peak dates to avoid disappointment.

Menus

Autumn Menu
New Year’s Eve menu 31st December 2016
Bank holiday brunch club Monday 2nd January 2017

Please click here for our autumn allergen menu.

Afternoon tea

Tea is a great British institution and Strattons is the perfect Norfolk venue for traditional afternoon tea. Enjoy a scrummy afternoon tea in relaxed, comfy and funky surroundings, sit by the fire in winter or go alfresco in summer available pre-booked daily from 12 – 4.30pm.

Strattons afternoon tea is served on a three tiered cake stand with finger sandwiches, fruit scones with strawberry jam and cream and selection of three different cakes themed throughout the year to reflect the season. Choose a cafetiere of coffee or a choice of teas including English breakfast, earl grey, green, mint, chamomile or fruit tea.

Most recently Strattons won the 2016 EDP Norfolk food and drink award for ‘Best Afternoon Tea Norfolk’!

Prices

Traditional £15.50pp
or with a glass of Prosecco £21pp
or with a glass of Champagne £26pp

An ideal choice if you’re celebrating a special occasion, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, farewell parties, Christenings, funerals, civilized hen and stag dos. Strattons in Norfolk can accommodate parties of up to 40 guests. We also cater for dietary requirements and offer a special gluten free and vegan afternoon tea with gluten free bread, homemade scones and cakes, just let us know your requirements on booking.

As we make everything on site and to order we require 24 hours notice for bookings, however please do pop in for cake and coffee from our onsite cafe deli ‘CoCoes’ – no need to book. Gift vouchers are available to buy from Strattons to include afternoon tea for 2 to the value of £31. You can purchase by calling 01760 723845 or online from our store.

Call 01760 723845 to make your booking now, groups welcome. Groups over 10 will require our restaurant space.

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Jules Hetherton, Head Chef

Jules was born in Norwich but grew up in Africa. When she returned to Norwich she trained at City College Norwich and won the EDP Food Awards ‘Young Chef of the Future’ in the year she graduated. At college she met Richard Hughes and continued her training with him at The Lavender House, Brundall, also working at Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons topically, under Benoit Blin who was head pastry chef and The Connaught in London. When Jules is not working she loves the gym and running, competing in half marathons and a vital member of Strattons running team! She loves nothing more than curling up with her cats ‘Coco and Pops’ and a good book.

Daniel Freear, Sous Chef

Daniel Freear has been working at Strattons since summer 2015 and recently demonstrated wild game recipes at the East Anglian Game Fair. Daniel was inspired by his tutor Peter Wilson when he started as a professional cookery student at the College of West Anglia. Cooking fresh, local ingredients with simplicity and style is Daniel’s passion, his favourite gadget, a pasta machine which he received from his dad for his 18th birthday! His favourite dish to cook is crab tortellini with chilli, lime and chargrilled fennel. In his spare time Daniel is a keen snooker player and has two Labradors, he loves eating out in Norfolk, with many favourites including the Ship at Brancaster. If Daniel wasn’t a chef he would most likely be a butcher.

Lizzy Ostler, Commis Chef

Lizzy Ostler, is a Level 2 NVQ Professional Cookery student at City College Norwich and has worked in the restaurant at Strattons since October 2014. Recently Lizzy,17 was placed third in the ‘Cook South Africa! Young Chef of the Year competition’. She achieved this honour in the national final of the student chef competition which was held at Westminster Kingsway College. Lizzy is inspired by her family, as well as her mentors Jules, Vanessa and Daniel. On her days off you might find Lizzy on Wells key eating fish and chips with family and enjoying the sun set or watching Wimbledon with freshly baked chocolate chip scones and homemade strawberry jam! Living on a family farm means Lizzy loves animals and has two pet pigs!

Tasha

Front of house manager

Kat

Duty manager

Aime

Duty manager

  • Jules Hetherton, Head Chef at Strattons Hotel restaurant
    Jules Hetherton, Head Chef
    Jules was born in Norwich but grew up in Africa. When she returned to Norwich she trained at City College Norwich and won the EDP Food Awards ‘Young Chef of the Future’ in the year she graduated. At college she met Richard Hughes and continued her training with him at The Lavender House, Brundall, also working at Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons topically, under Benoit Blin who was head pastry chef and The Connaught in London. When Jules is not working she loves the gym and running, competing in half marathons and a vital member of Strattons running team! She loves nothing more than curling up with her cats ‘Coco and Pops’ and a good book.
  • Chef
    Daniel Freear, Sous Chef
    Daniel Freear has been working at Strattons since summer 2015 and recently demonstrated wild game recipes at the East Anglian Game Fair. Daniel was inspired by his tutor Peter Wilson when he started as a professional cookery student at the College of West Anglia. Cooking fresh, local ingredients with simplicity and style is Daniel’s passion, his favourite gadget, a pasta machine which he received from his dad for his 18th birthday! His favourite dish to cook is crab tortellini with chilli, lime and chargrilled fennel. In his spare time Daniel is a keen snooker player and has two Labradors, he loves eating out in Norfolk, with many favourites including the Ship at Brancaster. If Daniel wasn’t a chef he would most likely be a butcher.
  • Lizzy Ostler, Commis Chef
    Lizzy Ostler, is a Level 2 NVQ Professional Cookery student at City College Norwich and has worked in the restaurant at Strattons since October 2014. Recently Lizzy,17 was placed third in the ‘Cook South Africa! Young Chef of the Year competition’. She achieved this honour in the national final of the student chef competition which was held at Westminster Kingsway College. Lizzy is inspired by her family, as well as her mentors Jules, Vanessa and Daniel. On her days off you might find Lizzy on Wells key eating fish and chips with family and enjoying the sun set or watching Wimbledon with freshly baked chocolate chip scones and homemade strawberry jam! Living on a family farm means Lizzy loves animals and has two pet pigs!
  • Tasha
    Front of House Manager
  • Kat
    Duty Manager
  • Aime
    Duty Manager