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The Assembly House


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A Georgian gem in the heart of the city

Set in the heart of Norwich, The Assembly House has played host to fabulous guests and celebrations since the late 1700s. Beautiful Georgian architecture in this Grade I-listed building compliment the stunning array of rooms and dining experiences to be had.

Guests enjoy for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, Champagne afternoon tea and pre-theatre dinner. 11 beautifully designed luxury bedrooms complement this city-centre location.

The Assembly House restaurant is home to director and renowned Norfolk chef Richard Hughes, hosting stunning weddings and impressive events and since January 2017, is home to The Richard Hughes Cookery School, the inaugural winner of The British Cookery School of the Year.

Recent awards include:

  • Owned since 2009
  • Revenue of £2.4 million
  • Grade-1 listed building in Norwich
  • Led by Chef Director Richard Hughes
  • Team of 50 people
  • 11 luxury bedrooms
  • Restaurant seats 120 covers
  • Services for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and pre-theatre supper
  • Weddings and events venue
  • Home of Norwich's favourite Afternoon Tea!
  • In-house, award-winning cookery school
  • Great staff perks!

Current Vacancies

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Seasonal Team Members

Front of house


Part or full time help needed over the festive period in front of house roles working across our...
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Chef de Partie



Chef Director Richard Hughes' award-winning kitchen operates seven days a week offering a range of services including breakfast...