Give your elderly loved ones or senior friends a true taste of the town the next time you’re out for a midday meal with these great lunch spots in West Norfolk.
If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that isolation is hard. Two years of having to hide away inside our homes has left many parts of our communities more cut off and alone than ever before, and no demographic has been hit quite as hard as the elderly. Social interaction and exercise are crucial for our mental and physical health, and it is crucial to remain connected; especially to our older loved ones, whom we so often take for granted.
To help get you out and about with your elderly relatives, why not take them out for a spot of lunch at one of these choice selections in West Norfolk? Few things bring people together quite like a good meal, and we guarantee you will not be disappointed at these venues.
Norbury’s has been in King’s Lynn for 25 years, starting off as a deli then evolving into a bakery and coffee shop. They bake a selection of breads with one of the most popular being sourdough. Undoubtably the best sandwich lunch place in town, they are also renowned for their delicious cakes, not many get away with buying one piece!
A stunning Georgian townhouse on the quayside, this upscale hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Corn Exchange Theatre and 10-minute walk from the town centre. Bank House was built in the early 18th Century for one of King’s Lynn’s richest merchants. Bought and renovated in 2007 by the owners of the Rose & Crown pub, in Snettisham, Bank House has since become a classic, historical haunt popular with the locals. Their immensely popular menus use only the best quality fresh ingredients, so pick up yours after taking a walk through the historic port town that is King’s Lynn.
Poco Lounge is in the most gorgeous old black and white half-timbered building on the King’s Lynn High Street, with an outside terrace and two very regal lions guarding the entrance. The beauty continues inside, with an ocean of vintage lights and paintings stretching back inside, where they serve a fantastic range of food and drinks. With all the classic breakfast options available, Poco Lounge provides the perfect atmosphere to grab a bit to eat in the centre of town.
Flame-grilled, juicy, spicy… there’s a reason Nando’s chicken is legendary. Born in South Africa with a blend of Portuguese and British culture. It all started in Mozambique, home of the hot sun, rich soil… and African Bird’s Eye Chillies. There’s always room in a Nando’s and with a wide range of light meals for lunch, delicious spices and reasonably priced, get a Nando’s today.
As they grow older, nothing becomes more essential to your elderly loved ones than companionship. Conversation, sharing memories and creating new ones together ensures health, happiness, and soundness of mind more than anything else that you can provide. So as you enter a post-lockdown world, make sure you bring your elderly relatives out with you – and treat them to lunch while you’re at it!