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Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown us and we very much look forward to welcoming you all back

We are delighted to announce that we are fully open again.

A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us over these last months, we are incredibly grateful. We are thoroughly enjoying welcoming our guests back once more and  getting back to doing what we all love to do best.

Our WinePress Restaurant has also reopened and our pretty Inside Out Courtyard is also available for alfresco dining.

To find our more, or to make a booking, please call 01603 209955, or email reservations at [email protected]

Rest assured we have put into place all the Government’s COVID-19 Secure health and safety measures to ensure the comfort and wellbeing of all our guests and staff and we are committed to rigorously updating our risk assessments as the Government guidelines change.

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Please be advised that due to roadworks on Palace Street there will be a one way system in place from Monday, 24th May to Saturday, 3rd July. Access to the Maids Head car park along Pigg Lane will be via Tombland, however you will be able to exit along Palace Street to the inner ring road on your departure from the Hotel

The Blog

Maids Head Frolic 31 Boat

NEW for summer 2021 – The Tiffany Rose, Frolic 31 River Boat

14th April 2021

The Maids Head Hotel  has purchased an elegant Edwardian style Frolic 31 electric launch and, following a winter refit, the Tiffany Rose will take to the River Wensum in Norwich this June.

The boat will be driven by a Maids Head skipper, assisted by a steward, and can take 10 passengers. The Tiffany Rose will be available to hire for afternoon tea afloat, wedding photography and receptions, business away days, drinks receptions and guided river tours. The electric river boat will provide the perfect setting for celebrating a special occasion with friends and family.

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Maids Head Hotel Head Chef in National Chef of the Year Final

3rd October 2020

Marcin ‘Magic’ Pomierny, our Head Chef, is one of the Top 10 chefs in the UK, following his appearance in this year’s final of the Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year competition.

Ten chefs competed in the final cook off at Le Cordon Bleu cookery school in London on Monday, September 7, and the winner, Nick Smith, Head Chef at Vacherin London, was revealed on Wednesday, September 30, during Hospitality Week.

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The Maids Head Accepts Dogs

13th June 2020

Preparations are underway for the Hotel to welcome dogs. Three of the Hotel’s executive rooms are to become dog friendly when the Hotel reopens in July.

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Front of Hotel

Closure of the Maids Head Hotel

24th March 2020

It is with a very heavy heart we announce the immediate closure of The Maids Head Hotel, for what potentially is the first time in its 800 year history. We will initially remain closed until the end of April, but we will keep you updated as soon as we have some good news to share.

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Corona virus – Covid-19 Precautions

21st March 2020

As a responsible company we are working under Government guidelines for the well being of all guests and staff.

Following the announcement by the Government on Friday, 20th March, our WinePress Restaurant, Maids Head Bar and Lounges are currently closed for external customers. We are however, still accepting accommodation bookings. Residents will be offered a a “Knock and Drop” room service option where full English breakfast, dinner and refreshments will be available for delivery to all our Hotel bedrooms.

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Locally caught cod with squid ink crisp

WinePress Restaurant launches new A La Carte Menu

17th January 2020

Following last autumn’s refurbishment of the Maids Head Hotel’s Wine Press Restaurant, Head Chef Marcin ‘Magic’ Pomierny, semi-finalist in the National Chef of the Year competition 2018 and 2019, has created a new A La Carte Menu to complement the contemporary look of the AA Two Rosette restaurant, featuring the finest of local seasonal produce.

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Maids Head Frolic 31 Boat

Maids Head Hotel Takes to the River Wensum

9th January 2020

The Maids Head Hotel  has purchased an elegant Edwardian style Frolic 31 electric launch and, following a winter refit, the boat will take to the River Wensum in Norwich, when it will be officially named The Murtle Fish.

The boat will be driven by a Maids Head skipper, assisted by a steward, and can take 12 passengers. The Murtle Fish will be available to hire from the spring for afternoon tea afloat, wedding photography and receptions, business away days, drinks receptions and guided river tours.

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