We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rocket House Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
The Gangway, Cromer, England
+44 1263 519126
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wraps” (15 reviews)
“salad” (50 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Gangway, Cromer, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (697)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rocket House Cafe is situated in the best position for viewing the Pier and Beach. We called in for lunch and were not disappointed. You have to order you food and drink at the serving counter and your food is prepared and delivered to...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant cafe which can be reached by a lift if visitors have mobility issues. Really friendly and helpful staff who deliver fabulous customer service. Excellent menu choice and can recommend the Victoria Sponge or Coffee & Walnut cake. Wonderful views across the sea front...More

Thank athjac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here for a warm on a blustery wet October day. The hot chocolate was lovely, not sure if it was made with water or not but it certainly tasted like a proper milky and creamy hot chocolate. The place was heaving with customers,...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and have been to the RH many times, normally just for a coffee. This morning we had breakfast which was absolutely delicious. Great location whatever the weather and the staff are always happy and helpful. Well worth a visit

Thank 804DianeF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rocket House cafe sits at the bottom of the Gangway, a Victorian road which leads directly to the beach acting as a slipway for the lifeboats of old. The cafe is a modern structure with large windows giving a superb view of the sea...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had a few days in Cromer and ate here several times, both breakfast and lunch. The food was excellent each time and the staff were always friendly and accommodating. Can highly recommend the Chicken Tagine, delicious!

Thank Storming55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So very busy on a Saturday afternoon - queues going out of the door to order, full of families off the beach so it was not surprising that it took a long while to order and get drinks delivered to the table. The staff never...More

Thank gliderman66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sizeable cafe with big windows affording lovely views over the beach and sea, and with an outside balcony for warm days. There is a good varied choice of food from breakfast including smoked mackerel and egg, lunches, sandwiches, cakes etc. etc. nicely presented. Decent coffee...More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always loved this cafe but for a couple of years used to take my own gluten free bread, soya milk and dairy free spread but no more!! Always helpful, fab views of the sea , speedy service and friendly. Since last year they supply gluten...More

Thank Anon1954
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a fab spot for a lovely lunch with a sea view. Service was fast and friendly. The food was amazing for the price. My husband had mackerel salad and was delighted it was not just a prepacked dried up fish plonked on a...More

Thank violetpie
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Cromer
The Red Lion
880 reviews
.11 km away
Hotel de Paris
413 reviews
.26 km away
Virginia Court Hotel
396 reviews
.30 km away
The Cliftonville Hotel
532 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brownes on Bond Street
192 reviews
.21 km away
Bann Thai Restaurant
562 reviews
.19 km away
The Jetty Cafe
474 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cromer Lifeboat Station
658 reviews
.37 km away
RNLI Henry Blogg Museum
376 reviews
.01 km away
Cromer Parish Church (St Peter and St Paul)
172 reviews
.21 km away
Cromer Pier
1,894 reviews
.27 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 October 2018|
Response from ViviBloom | Property representative |
Hi im afraid our breackfast stops at 11am everyday
Joy F
25 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ViviBloom | Property representative |
Hi yes we do allow dogs on the balcony
24 July 2016|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there is a coastal pathway that leads from the Lighthouse all the way to the Esplanade where you walk down the short hill that comes out next to the Rocket House building which has the Cafe on the first floor... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Gangway, Cromer, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 519126
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing