Maids Head Hotel Logo
Maids Head Hotel Logo
Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown us and we look forward to welcoming you all back before too long

The Hotel is continuing to remain open to support all those guests who are permitted to travel for essential purposes. For the comfort of our guests, we will be providing room service of both full English breakfast all delivered safely to the bedroom door.

Following Government guidelines we are delighted that as from Monday, April 12th, our pretty courtyard is open for alfresco dining.  From this date we can also offer a night of escape in one of our self-contained suites.  To find out more click on the link, these can only be booked direct with the hotel. Providing the roadmap stays on track, we will be fully open from Monday, May 17th and our fantastic team cannot wait to welcome you back.

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.

Read our blog posts nowRead our Covid -19 Risk Assessment

New furniture in WinePress Restaurant

Food & Drink

New for 2021, our pretty Courtyard will open on  Monday, 12th April

Enjoy al fresco dining in our newly redesigned pretty Courtyard, open daily from 9.00am – 9.00pm.  Join us for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner

Rule of six or two households apply and tables can be booked by calling 01603 209955 or alternatively online

‘Great outdoor lunch – Covid secure and good service’. Alastair April 2021

Rest assured we are putting into place all the Governments health and safety measures to ensure the well being of all our guests and staff. Click on the link to discover more 

You can follow us on Facebook or sign up to our newsletter to ensure you stay in touch with all our news and offers. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy dining in our either our pretty Inside Out Garden or award winning WinePress Restaurant


We have a range of dining options at Maids Head Hotel. From award winning food and drink in our fine dining restaurant to a delicious afternoon tea or even a drink and a light lunch in our Maids Head Bar or one of our comfortable lounge areas.

WinePress Restaurant

Our WinePress Restaurant will reopen on Monday, 17th May 

Our 2 AA Rosettes WinePress Restaurant offers a fine dining experience in the heart of Norwich. Head Chef, Magic, finalist in the Craft Guild of Chef’s, National Chef of the Year 2020 competition, and his Brigade, prepare seasonal a la carte menus bursting with produce from local suppliers. There is also the option to choose a lighter bite from the Casual Dining Menu which can be enjoyed in the relaxation of one of our lounges or perhaps in the Jacobean Maids Head Bar.

Our Winepress Restaurant has recently been completely refurbished and guests have the option of choosing from our a la carte menu or tasting menu where the dishes have been expertly paired with complementary wines. Or choose our highly popular Traditional Sunday Lunch which can be enjoyed with family and friends.

Afternoon Tea

For a little indulgence, try our award winning Afternoon Tea which can be enjoyed either in the comfort of one of our lounges or in the WinePress Restaurant.

Private Dining

Enquire about our versatile Private Dining rooms where anything from a canapés reception to a formal black tie dinner can be served.

Maids Head Bar

An inn has operated on the Maids Head site since the 13th century and the original inn was called the Molde Fish or Murtel Fish Tavern. The name the Maids Head gets its first public mention on 22 November 1472 in a Paston Letter, when John Paston recommends the inn as a good place to stable your horse. The Maids Head has had a long history of looking after visitors and local people including the Black Prince who was entertained by the people of Norwich when he visited in 1350 and Katherine of Aragon when she visited in 1519.

You can enjoy food and drink in the Maids Head Bar from 10am to 11pm daily. Food service ends in the bar at 10pm but a 24 hour menu is available for guests staying at the hotel.

To allow for better social distancing measures we have moved our Bar to our newly refurbished historic Yard Bar and we will be providing table service. Drinks can also been enjoyed in our pretty courtyard

Maids Head Courtyard

Our pretty courtyard, set in the centre of Hotel, provides a tranquil space to enjoy drinks, a light snack or even afternoon tea.

To book a table call 01603 272010, or to enquire about our versatile event rooms call 01603 272008 or email [email protected].