With miles of waterways and coastline, Norfolk is filled with beautiful scenery.

Here are seven pubs and restaurants to visit where you can enjoy a meal while taking in the waterside views.

1. The Cliftonville Hotel

Where: 29 Runton Road, Cromer, NR27 9AS

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The City Club Pub Company took over the dog-friendly Edwardian hotel in September 2021 and offers a menu of pub classics with lots of local produce including Cromer crab.

The hotel, which was built in 1897, is in the midst of a huge refurbishment which has seen the ballroom spruced up and a new terrace added with views of the North Sea.

2. The White Horse Restaurant

Where: Main Road, Brancaster Staithe, King's Lynn, PE31 8BY

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The award-winning restaurant offers dining with a view overlooking Brancaster Bay tidal marsh and Scolt Head Island.

It offers produce from fishermen whose oyster and mussel beds sit a stone's throw away from the restaurant.

The restaurant was a finalist in Estrella Damm's Top 50 Gastropubs list for 2023.

3. Filby Bridge Restaurant

Where: Main Road, Great Yarmouth, NR29 3AA

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Sat in the Norfolk Broads, Filby Bridge Restaurant overlooks Filby and Little Ormesby Broad so you can enjoy views and wildlife as you dine.

The family-run restaurant offers an evening a la carte menu with fresh fish as one of its specialities. 

4. Rising Sun

Where: 28 Wroxham Road, Coltishall, Norwich, NR12 7EA

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Sat on the River Bure, the Rising Sun has views over the marshland beyond in the picturesque village of Coltishall.

The Rising Sun is a Colchester Inns pub, famed for its large portions of locally sourced pub classics.

It's good food, good views and a good local drinkers pub.

5. The Boathouse

Where: Ormesby Broad, Eels Foot Road, Ormesby St Margaret, NR29 3LPEastern Daily Press: The Boathouse. Picture: James BassThe Boathouse. Picture: James Bass (Image: Newsquest)

The Boathouse is a wedding venue and destination pub or restaurant in the heart of the Broads.

The owners also run The Waterside, a restaurant and boat trip venue on neighbouring Rollesby Broad.

The Boathouse also offers six double en suite bedrooms as well as two three-bedroom lodges in the grounds.

6. The Waterside

Where: Main Road, Rollesby, NR29 5EF

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Looking over Rollesby broad, take in the tranquil views of reeds and water wildlife as you enjoy your meal.

Afternoon teas are also available at the waterside restaurant.

7. Reedham Ferry Inn

Where: Ferry Road, Reedham, NR13 3HA

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The Reedham ferry Inn is a family-run business established in 1949, serving fresh local quality produce overlooking the River Yare.

The Inn offers a range of food from pub classics, to stir fry and sandwiches.