Ideal Venue For

Birthday Parties
Childrens Parties
Christening Parties
Christmas Parties
Dinner And Dances
Engagement Parties
Private Dining
Private Parties
Wedding Receptions
A warm welcome awaits you at The Cottage at Thorpe St Andrew, set in attractive gardens on the outskirts of Norwich.

Tucked away in lovely surroundings it was originally built for the locally renowned and respected Birkbeck family, The Cottage now stands as the ideal venue for your drinking & dining, wedding reception or just for an afternoon meal and drink. We have many facilities such as a Large Car Park, Wi Fi, Bar with Separate Restaurant, private Reception Venue and more.

Here at the Cottage, we also offer a full service for other occasions that you might need, from family events including christenings to farewell gatherings and all of our food is beautifully prepared by a strong Kitchen Team using only the finest fresh ingredients delivered daily from our preferred local suppliers.

We pride ourselves on the personal attention and friendly relaxed manner in which we can help you plan for your big day and we endeavour to tailor all our menus to suit the individual couples who choose The Cottage for their Wedding Reception.

Our dedicated team will assist with your every need during the build up to your Wedding, from the menus to the music, from the flowers to the Photos, let us take the stress away from planning your reception and party.

The Birkbeck Room at The Cottage is private and air-conditioned for your comfort and opens out on to our large gardens. We can provide Four Course Wedding Breakfasts up to 80 Guests and Buffet, BBQ and Hog Roast events up to 160 Guests.

Corporate Hire
Our air conditioned separated Function area provides that ideal low cost corporate venue for your team building day, product launch, training event, business breakfast or simply an opportunity for that confidential offsite meeting.

Our large private car park, covered patio area and wooded gardens help make The Cottage attractive to our current corporate Clients. We can provide Theatre seating to accommodate up to 70 delegates with WiFi access, large screen and projector for presentation work and flip chart all included in our low price, and all other equipment requirements can be provided by prior arrangement.

From the initial enquiry and planning, through to the administration and invoicing we assure you of a professional and discreet service at all times.

Our restaurant and bar areas offer a relaxed and informal mix of traditional and contemporary, and we are proud of the quality that our experienced chef team produce on a daily basis.

We source all our ingredients fresh from individual butchers, farmers, fishmongers and greengrocers who have traded in Norwich for generations and almost all our meat is provided by local farms. Our menus are extensive and change almost daily to retain their freshness for our regular local customers and we can offer everything from Sunday Carverys and Speciality Curry nights to light lunches and a la carte dinners.

So whatever your budget, we are confident that our menus have something for everyone. The Cottage has recently been awarded a maximum of 5 stars from the Nationally Recognised Food Standards Agency for Food Hygiene.


Air Conditioning
Close To Public Transport
Coach Parking
In-house Caterers
Parking Available
Wedding Coordinator

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