Situated on Gorleston’s busy high street, The Short Blue Public House is thought of as the best kept secret in the area. Named after a once great fishing fleet, The Short Blue is a historic reminder of the town’s former glory as a fishing port.
Built c1693, and formally a fisherman’s cottage, The Short Blue’s interior is distinctive and makes valuable use of reclaimed timbers and stained glass windows salvaged through the years from local historic buildings.
With many regional breweries just a few miles away, there’s always a wide choice of traditional ales and bottled beers, alongside an extensive selection of delicious and inexpensive home cooked food served daily between 12pm and 2pm, with a traditional roast served on Sunday lunchtimes. This makes The Short Blue the ideal place to stop for lunch during your shopping or working day. In the autumn and winter months, you will be welcomed by a warm and cosy atmosphere. In the spring and summer months you can enjoy eating and drinking in the quiet garden with views of the harbour.
If you’re thinking of paying us a visit, Kevin Duffield, his team and the friendly locals at The Short Blue will be delighted to see you. Please take a moment to have a look around our site to learn of some of the history of the Short Blue fishing fleet, forthcoming events, the Monday Night Quiz and more.
We look forward to welcoming you!
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