Fine dining restaurant in Norfolk

The Samphire Kitchen, located just 5 miles from Kings Lynn centre, is light and airy by day, offering spectacular views of the parkland. By night, it glows with candlelight and feels warm and snug with a buzzy atmosphere.

To book a table please call 01485 600250.

Explore our sample menus for a taste of our delicious restaurant offerings. If you would like to see the current menu, please email us.

To Start…..

  • Freshly Ground Coffee or a Selection of Teas and Fruit Infusions
  • Granary or White Toasted Bloomer, Salted Butter, Strawberry Jam, Marmalade and Honey
  • Selection of Tomato, Orange, Apple, Grapefruit and Cranberry Juices
  • Cereals: Cornflakes, Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, Bran Flakes, Weetabix, Rice Krispies, Granola, Muesli
  • Fruit Salad
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Poached Apricots, Poached Prunes, Berry Compote
  • Crossiant, Pain aux Raisin, Pain aux Chocolate, Banana Muffin


To Follow…..

  • Congham’s Full English Breakfast – Pork Sausage, Treacle Smoked Bacon, Vine Tomato, Mushroom, Saute Potato, Black Pudding, Your Choice of Free Range Egg
  • Congham’s Herbivore Breakfast – Vegetable Sausage, Vegan Black Pudding, Vine Tomato, Mushroom, Saute Potatoes, Your Choice of Free Range Egg
  • Spa Breakfast – Poached Free Range Egg, Lean Smoked Bacon, Grilled Tomato, Granary Toast
  • Warm Porridge with Honey or Maple Syrup
  • Grilled Kipper, Mustard Butter
  • Smoked Salmon, Pumpernickel, Avocado, Free Range Poached Egg
  • Portabello Mushrooms, Toasted Sourdough
  • Egg White, Spinach and Chive Scrambled Egg, Toasted Spelt
  • French Toast, Maple Syrup, Streaky Bacon
  • Soya Milk, Oat Milk, Rice Milk, Almond Milk, Gluten Free Bread, Soya Yogurt and Soya Spread are all available on request. Before ordering please speak to the team if you have a food allergy or intolerance


Breakfast prices…

Continental Breakfast £10.00

Full English Breakfast £17.50


Before ordering please speak to a member of our team if you have a food allergy or intolerance.


  • Cream of Cauliflower Soup – Blue Murder
  • Smoked Salmon – Pickled Cucumber, Crème Fraiche, Garden Herbs
  • Heritage Tomato – Crumbled Feta, Rocket, Basil Pesto, Olive
  • Chicken and Duck Liver Parfait – Tomato Chutney, Toasted Sourdough


Main dishes

  • Confit Duck Leg – Sauté Potatoes, Wholegrain Mustard, Fine Beans
  • ‘Catch Of The Day’ – Sauce Vierge, Norfolk Peers, Sea Beets
  • Pot Roast Free Range Chicken – Champ Potato, Crisp Pancetta, Baby Leek, Wilted Greens
  • Pea and Goats Cheese Gnocchi – Parmesan, Pinenuts



  • Sticky Toffee Pudding – Miso Caramel, Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Eton Mess – Berries, Chantilly, Meringue
  • Dark Chocolate Brownie – Raspberries, Coconut Ice Cream
  • Colston Bassett Blue Stilton and Lincolnshire Poacher – Quince, Biscuits


Lunch prices

£25.00 for Two Courses

£28.00 for Three Courses

Tea and Coffee £3.75


This is a selection of sample dishes (our menu changes regularly)

A selection of vegetable side dishes are available at £4.00 each

A voluntary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill and shared between all the staff

Before ordering please speak to a member of our team if you have a food allergy or intolerance.


  • Soused Mackerel – Potato Salad, Dill, Lemon – £10.00
  • Tuna Tartare – Honey, Soy, Sesame – £12.00
  • Prawn Salad – Orange, Lime, Chilli, Basil – £12.00
  • Wild Garlic and Pea Soup – Cheese dumpling – £7.00
  • Roasted Beetroot – Watercress, Walnut, Sourdough – £9.00
  • Ham Hock Fritter – Piccalilli, Pea Shoots – £10.00



  • Grilled Fillet of Brill – Baby Leeks, Woodland Mushrooms, Spinach, Samphire – £27.00
  • Roast Monkfish – Choi Sum, Curried Potato, Coriander, Lime – £28.00
  • Seared Bavette – Anna Potato, Confit Carrot, Glazed Shallot, Thyme -£28.00
  • Braised Beef Brisket and Ox Tongue – Wilted Greens, Coarse Grain Mustard, Creamed Potato – £27.00
  • Pot Roast Free Range Chicken – Fondant Potato, Cauliflower Puree, Caramelised Cauliflower, Golden Raisin – £26.00
  • Deep Fried Marinated Tofu – Pea Puree, Lemon, Tartare Sauce, French fries – £18.00



  • Espresso Ice Cream – Milk Foam – £4.00
  • Pimms Jelly – Mascarpone Sorbet, Honey Granola, Strawberry Tuile – £9.00
  • Iced Coconut Parfait – Dark Chocolate, Shortbread, Passion Fruit – £8.00
  • Queen of Puddings – Raspberries, Italian Meringue, Lemon Verbena Ice Cream – £8.00
  • Congham Hall’s Mini Puddings – For two to Share – £20.00
  • Selection of Six British & Irish Farmhouse Cheeses, biscuits, oatcakes, fig – £12.00


Selection of Coffees and Teas including Petit Four – £4.00

Before ordering please speak to a member of our team if you have a food allergy or intolerance.


  • Cream of Celeriac Soup
    Ham Fritter
  • Cured Loch Duart Salmon
    Pink Fir Potato, Crewe Fraiche, Lemon
  • Grilled Fillet of Mackerel
    Beetroot, Pine Nut, Celery
  • Pressed Duck Confit
    Roast Liver, Fig Chutney, Toasted Brioche
  • Crab Risotto
    Bisque Foam



  • Pot Roast Leg of Lamb
    Anchovy, Mint Sauce, Wilted Greens
  • Roast Guinea Fowl
    Braised Lentils, Roast Carrot, Chard
  • Seared Fillet of Sea Trout
    Samphire, Baby Spinach, Brown Shrimp, Butter Sauce
  • Roast Fillet of Lemon Sole
    Woodland Mushroom, Asparagus, Pea Shoots
  • Goats Cheese & Thyme Ravioli
    Vine Tomato, Broad Beans, Baby Leek, Sauce Vierge



  • Vanilla Pannacotta
    Apple Jelly, Blackberry, Spiced Crumble
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse
    Orange, Mint, Honeycomb
  • Cambridgeshire Burnt Cream
    Lavender Shortbread, Raspberry
  • Elderflower and Berry Jelly
    Pistachio Biscotti, Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Blacksticks Blue and Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses
  • Biscuits, Oatcakes, Panforte


Three Courses and coffee £33.00



  • Warm Pea Soup & Pesto – £7.00
  • Beetroot Salad with Goats Cheese, Pine Nut & Pickled Shallot – £8.00
  • Tempura Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Ponzu, Sesame & Chilli – £8.00



  • Woodland Mushroom Tart, Red Onion, Spinach, Hazelnut, Garden Herbs & Aged Balsamic – £18.00
  • Risotto, Plum Tomato Sauce, Wild Garlic, Sea Beets, Basil & Rocket – £18.00
  • Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables, Fondant Potatoes, Piquillo Pepper, Confit Garlic, Crisp Basil & Vine Tomato – £18.00



  • Chocolate Brownie & Mango Sorbet – £9.00
  • Congham’s Berry Mess, Granola, Cream & Pistachio – £8.00
  • Selection of Farmhouse English Cheeses, Quince Jelly & Biscuits – £12.00


All dishes on the menu above can be adapted in order for them to be suitable for our vegan guests.

This is a sample menu, and changed regularly.

Before ordering please speak to a member of our team if you have a food allergy or intolerance

Discover dinner at Congham Hall

The Samphire Kitchen is light and airy by day, offering spectacular views of the parkland. By night, it glows with candlelight and feels warm and snug with a buzzy atmosphere. Choose from an array of dishes, usually about 6 for each course with a couple changing daily. There is also a separate vegetarian menu.

To book a table please call 01485 600250.

Discover lunch at Congham Hall

Lunch is a laid back affair! A perfect atmosphere for winding away many hours catching up with friends and enjoying the views. The food is surprising and seasonal, the service unfussy and honest, a great combination for a memorable dining experience.

To book a table please call 01485 600250.

Sunday roasts at Congham Hall

Uncomplicated, unfussy but delivered with as much love as you would get at home. The Sunday Lunch menu offers the usual roasts with all the trimmings and you don’t have to worry about the washing up.

The Samphire Kitchen has recently been redesigned to give a more modern feel. With a long leather banquette at its heart, around which are set intimate individual tables, making the most of the incredible views. The friendly waiting team will guide you through the daily changing menu and the wine list which appears on an ipad.

  • Daily Changing Menu using fresh, locally sourced ingredients
  • Perfect for celebrations and special occassions
  • Two AA Rosette Restaurant

About our executive chef

Michelin-trained executive chef James O’Connor has worked at Congham for 8 years. He has worked in some of the top restaurants in London and the Uk and cooked for some famous people. You can read his interview with Muddy Stilettos. He is very proud of his team of nine chefs, many he has trained himself.

Discover what else Congham Hall has to offer

The Secret Garden Spa offers the ultimate relaxation. You can book one of the many spa treatments even if you aren’t staying with us. Or indulge yourself in a spa day, where you can enjoy the indoor pool and thermal suite, with a choice of treatment, followed by lunch or afternoon tea.

Congham Hall, Congham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1AH

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