The Lemon & Rosemary Yard,
Mermaid Inn,
Church Street, Elsing Dereham,
Norfolk, NR20 3EA

Find us!

Located in a former 16th Century pub in Elsing, Dereham - we’ve created a place to experience exceptional dishes made from fresh and healthy ingredients.

Our menu is full of lovingly created options, and our deli and shop is filled with locally sourced products and our own treats baked on the premises.

Call 01362 423418 to book a table for Breakfast or Lunch.

Around the world

If you have a palate that thrives on variety, book a table at The Lemon and Rosemary Yard for our monthly Around The World Evenings. With a different cuisine on offer each month, these events sell out quickly so book early to guarantee your place!

Upcoming events…

  • January 26th - Spanish
  • February 23rd - Chinese
  • March 22nd - Southern Italy
  • April 26th - Korean
  • May 24th - Portugal
  • June 28th - Caribbean
  • July 26th - Turkey
  • August 23rd - Moroccan
  • September 27th - Vietnamese
  • October 25th - Middle Eastern
  • November 22nd - Thai
  • December 13th - Finnish

Light snacks

Serving delicious seasonally-inspired experiences, we invite our customers to enjoy a range of freshly prepared dishes (including vegetarian and vegan options) handmade on the premises.

Treat yourself

Wide selection of cakes, pastries and sweet treats.

Perk up your day

Enjoy our own unique coffee blend.

Fully licensed bar

Serving popular local and guest beers, cider and wine.


Grab a slice of cake to takeaway
Grab a slice on the go

All of our signature baked cakes, pastries and sweet treats are available to be purchased from our deli and enjoyed in the comfort of your own home!

Handmade celebration cakes
Handmade celebration cakes

Did you know you can order special occasion cakes from us made here at The Lemon and Rosemary Yard? Send us an email or give us a call to enquire!

Private hire

Private hire

You can hire the whole venue and our catering services to be dedicated to your party for the day. Suitable for weddings, birthdays, and all larger celebrations!

Call us to discuss availability of dates, number of guests and menu requirements.


opening times
  • Fri & Sat 22nd & 23rd
  • 10am ‐ 2.30pm
  • Christmas Eve 24th
  • 10am ‐ 9.30pm
  • Christmas Day 25th
  • Breakfast 10.30am ‐ 12.00noon
    Drink 12.00noon ‐ 3.00pm
  • Boxing Day 26th
  • Closed
  • 27th ‐ 30th Dec
  • 10am ‐ 2.30pm
  • New Year's Eve
  • 10am ‐ 2.30pm
    Breakfast & Sunday lunch
  • 1st January 2024
  • New Year's Day Brunch
    10am - 2.30pm
Bookings:01362 423418

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The Lemon & Rosemary Yard, Mermaid Inn,
Church Street, Elsing Dereham,
Norfolk, NR20 3EA
Opening times
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 3pm
  • Friday: 10am - 3pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 3pm