Two Norfolk restaurants that celebrate the abundance of seafood on their doorsteps have been nationally recognised. 

The Good Food Guide has rounded up 23 of the best coastal cafés and restaurants by the beach in Britain and Norfolk features twice. 

The first is No.1 Cromer along the seafront, which was taken on by Galton Blackiston in 2013 - he is also behind the Michelin-starred Morston Hall.

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The traditional chippie was transformed into a "high-class fish and chip restaurant" and there is always a queue for takeaways over the summer season. 

No.1's Upstairs Restaurant is located above the main dining area and serves specials that "soar above the chip-shop norm".

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It has also just been awarded a coveted AA Rosette for culinary excellence. 

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Just a stone's throw away in West Runton, Rocky Bottoms, which opened in 2015, also features in the list.

It is owned by a local fishing family and offers crabs and lobsters with "unimpeachable freshness". 

Other local delights include Brancaster oysters and salt and pepper crispy-fried cockles from Wells-next-the-Sea.