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December at The King William IV

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and The King William IV in Sedgeford is celebrating in style with the restaurant’s ever-popular pre-Christmas parties. The kitchen is gearing up for a busy few weeks with a fully-booked Christmas Day lunch and delicious three-course New Year’s Wine and fireEve menu with only a few tables left. Your favourites from the à la carte menu and popular Sunday roasts are still available throughout December, so why not delight in a hearty home-cooked meal to keep the cold at bay? There’s really no better time to explore the beautiful Norfolk coast, with its empty beaches, abundance of wildlife and picturesque country walks. And upon your return, head to the bar for a heart-warming glass of mulled wine!

The past year has been absolutely amazing – it has all gone rather quickly. The King William keeps growing year on year and 2016 promises to be even more exciting. We can’t wait to kick off the New Year, but first it’s time to relax and fully enjoy the festive season.
Nick, Lili & all the team wish you all a fabulous Christmas & Happy New Year

Normal opening Times during December & Boxing Day:
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Monday 6pm – 11pm
Tuesday to Saturday 11.30 – 11pm
Sunday 12 – 10.30pm
FOOD SERVED
Monday 6.30pm-9pm,
Tuesday to Saturday 12-2pm & 6.30pm-9pm,
Sunday 12 – 2.30pm & 6.30pm – 9pm

CHRISTMAS DAY
Bar 12 – 5pm,
Lunch 12 – 2.30pm Reservations only
NEW YEARS EVE
Bar 11.30 – 1am
Lunch 12 – 2pm
Dinner 7.30pm – 9.30pm Reservations only
NEW YEARS DAY
Bar 12 – 11pm
Lunch 12 – 2pm
Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm

November at The King William IV

November at The King William IV Sedgeford, Country Inn & Restaurant

The festive season marks a very exciting time for the team at The King William IV country innAA.Dinner award, with an action-packed events calendar guaranteed to make your Christmas one to remember. Newly appointed head chef Chris Marshall has been busy planning his mouth-watering pre-Christmas party menu, uniting rich, seasonal flavours and first-class presentation, while the restaurant has recently been awarded an AA Dinner Award for its outstanding cuisine. The perfect setting for a special dinner celebration, the party menu is available for up to 60 guests with free entry into The King Will’s Grand Christmas Draw… Be in with a chance of winning a night’s bed & breakfast for two, a £50 restaurant voucher or a bottle of Jacques Bardelot Brut Champagne! Enjoy two courses for £20.95 or three courses for £25.95, whether bringing the family, the office or catching up with old friends.

Combining cosy log fires and an extensive winter menu boasting tasty, hearty dishes, you can escape the cold and be sure of the warmest of Norfolk welcomes. This season, it’s aIMG_20150428_184523ll about delicious, heart-warming game pies, meaty suet puddings and, of course, pots of steaming mussels. What’s more, reward vouchers are issued throughout November and January… For every £25 spent, you will receive a £2.50 voucher to be used on your next visit.

Enjoy some wonderful Beaujolais Nouveau, by legendary wine maker Georges Duboeuf , available from approx. 25 November. Gather in the bar on Monday Evenings for the fun quiz or call in on Tuesday evenings for our great value Curry Night. Curry & a pint for only £10.

And if you’re still looking for a thoughtful Christmas present for someone special, a King Will dining or accommodation Gift Voucher is sure to make them smile on Christmas morning!

 

 

Celebrating our new Head Chef – Chris Marshall

THE KING WILLIAM IV, SEDGEFORD, CELEBRATES NEW HEAD CHEF

The appointment of a new Head Chef at The King William IV Country Inn & Restaurant in Chris Marshall Head Chef at The King William IV, SedgefordSedgeford opens another exciting chapter in its culinary agenda.  Chris Marshall, 36, took on the role in early July after acting as sous-chef for three years. Building on the Inn’s excellent reputation for tasty, wholesome dishes, Chris is set to bring his innovative skills to the fore – introducing fresh flavours and quirky touches – keeping pace with all the latest food trends, hygiene and kitchen management.

Chris, who lives locally in Docking with his young family, has grown up around the kitchen and amongst a family with artistic tendencies – both his Grandmother and Father paint and he helped his Mother, in younger days, who managed the Refectory at Ely Cathedral. With an interest in cooking firmly established, Chris moved on to study catering at Cambridge Regional College. Before relocating to north-west Norfolk, Chris worked as sous-chef at Ely Golf Club followed by the position of Head Chef at the Lamb Hotel, Ely.

Owner of The King William, Nick Skerritt, is delighted to hand over the reins to Chris.

“We have established a superb reputation for our restaurant locally over the years, and I know Chris is keen to enhance this with his unique style.  Our vegetable and salad dishes have never tasted better. Our customers have a great deal to look forward to.”

Chris cites his ongoing interest in photography as a key factor in his imaginative approach to food presentation.

“I have helped to create many of the Inn’s current dishes and I do have my favourites – the smoked duck entrée, lamb noisettes and raspberry bavarois dessert – but I’m also wanting to blend this with my contemporary approach to flavour and appearance, hopefully to win some awards for my cooking and The King William in the near future – that’s what drives me. We have fantastic local suppliers and seasonal delicacies here in Norfolk which makes my cooking even more enjoyable.”

With his calm nature and modest determination, King William customers are guaranteed a feast for the eyes and taste buds when sampling Chris’s creations!

Check out www.thekingwilliamsedgeford.co.uk for all the latest dining and accommodation news. To book a table and sample the Summer Menu call Reception on 01485 571765.

 

 

March 2015 – What’s on at The King William

 

 

italian nightThe King William adds exciting, international flavour to its dining with a special Italian evening on Wednesday, 11 March. Enjoy a glass of sparkling Prosecco as an aperitif, followed by a tempting selection of pasta dishes served buffet style – spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle and much more with mouth-watering sauces, salad and garlic bread. Round off your meal with a traditional Italian dessert – tiramisu, pana cotta or zabaglione ice cream – all for the fabulous price of £15 per person. If you fancy sampling some Mediterranean delights, please reserve your table by calling 01485 571765.

professionalphotos.mckenna 011The Inn opens its doors all day on Sunday, 15 March to celebrate Mother’s Day – food is served between midday and 9pm. There’s the full A La Carte menu to enjoy as well as tasty Daily Specials and Sunday roasts. It promises to be a busy day – make sure you book early and treat your lovely Mum.

For a relaxing lunch or supper during the week or winding down at the weekend, pop in and try the King William’s new Spring/Summer menu brimming with delicious, seasonal ingredients and the finest local produce – vegetarian and children’s dishes are available. Eat out in the Inn’s pretty Pergola and garden in the warmer weather and bring the dog along – dogs are welcome in the bar too on a lead. Don’t forget the Inn’s handy Takeaway Menu offered throughout the week.

Please note that as at Monday, 30 March dinner will be starting at the earlier time of 6pm every day. 

See www.thekingwilliamsedgeford.co.uk for more information on upcoming events, in-house art exhibitions and dining and accommodation offers. Follow us on Facebook, or Twitter for instant updates. Visit our Calendar for nearby events.

 

 

 

 

Winter is coming…… stock up your wine cellar with first class wines

Wine, dine and stock up your wine cellar for the festive season –

Special Event Wednesday 26 November

Wine and fire

Start the festive season in style with an evening of fine dining and wine tasting at The King William on Wednesday, 26 November. This special event includes a three course supper for just £25,00 with complimentary wines to sample, and purchase at great prices ready for the Christmas holidays. Master of Wine, Mark Lynton, from Lynton Wines brings his wine selection and expertise to the evening. To book your table call 01485 571765 – and room if you wish – ask for our special accommodation deals for the event.

Cosy log fires and comfy sofas await – not forgetting excellent Real Ales and fine wines – The King Will again features in next year’s national Good Beer Guide. Please visit the website for updates on all events at the Inn, accommodation and dining offers – or please call in to discuss your Christmas party or special celebration.

Ian Ward and his Fabulous Norfolk Photography

Gallery Restaurant Photography Exhibition by Ian Ward

Customs House Kings Lynn Norfolk

Customs House Kings Lynn Norfolk

Ian is a local photographer born and bred in Great Bircham. He has a lifelong passion for the history that surrounds this area and the natural beauty it contains. Ian has had many images published in the national press, main stream magazines and is the main photographic contributor to the local KL Magazine. He does not take images specifically for publishing purposes, just images that reflect his love of the area. Ian lives in South Wootton with his wife. Teresa and his three children, Stephanie, Ben and Harry. He hopes that you enjoy looking at his work and it inspires you to visit areas depicted in his images.

Winter Warmer Menu Out Now

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Delicious Comfort Food – Out Now
Introducing our brand new ‘Winter Warmer Menu’ with all Your favourites!

Welcome to our Country Inn. Choose from an extensive a la carte menu, brimming with local delicacies, or indulge in traditional Winter Warming Pub Classics – Vegetarian & Gluten Free options available. All can be enjoyed in either our Gallery Restaurant which welcomes families, our cosy dog friendly bar or the bright and airy Garden Restaurant with adjoining Conservatory. Check it out on http://tinyurl.com/pvfmkb8. Book your table now on 01485 571 765.