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Gambas

££ - £££Seafood, British,
4 5 Beach Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, England
+44 7920 505652
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
“halloumi” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
4 5 Beach Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, England
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here last Saturday, a group of nine of us - we had pre-booked two weeks earlier. The staff were friendly and the menu looked promising, however the food and service were poor, the prawns, fish and meat were totally tasteless, gambas al pil...More

Thank DorsetHelena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here a year ago (not local) and really enjoyed the experience so was pleased to say our return was equally enjoyable. Our food was lovely complemented by a small but more than adequate wine list. The staff (both front of house and kitchen) were...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were well looked after and the drinks were good but the food was disappointing. It wasn’t poor enough to complain but it lacked care and flavour. Didn’t stay for a second course and won’t be returning.

Thank Familyfivethreeboys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a couple of times and always find the staff friendly and welcoming, the food tasty and well presented. The restaurant is decorated in a rustic style. Parking can be a little challenging when busy. Nice place to visit for couples and...More

Thank Richardo1961
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

So me and my boyfriend visted here this evening and well we were not disappointed the food was lovely, lovely drinks, prosecco, gin and draft beer and the girl working was lovely couldn't do more for us., the decor and ambience of this is somthimg...More

Thank Jh232
Lobster789, Owner at Gambas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really proud of our quirky little restaurant and we're glad you appreciated the décor and the ambience. Our staff go above and beyond to make sure our customers enjoy their time with us. We're glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 5 people for a friends birthday and their Sunday lunch which had been highly recommended by friends who were with us.. Table booked for 4pm and we arrived early to be informed that they had run out of food..!! We had...More

Thank Sazra
lobsters123, Owner at Gambas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for accepting our offer of returning for a complimentary roast for you and your party to go towards apologising for your inconvenience. Best wishes from all of us at Gambas.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

For the second tine we attempted to eat st this restaurant, we booked a table for 5 people, they had run out of food! Disappointed is not the word. How can a restaurant run out of food when it had taken bookings? Although the waitress...More

Thank AndyM20
lobsters123, Owner at Gambas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for returning on Sunday for your complimentary roast. There was a miss with your booking on the system and the number of late telephone bookings and walk-in's contributed to us running out of roast dinners before your reservation time. Your comments have been...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

I have written about this place before and as a rule I would avoid it like the plague. However sometimes you have to go where others want. So I will not comment but merely state what happened. We arrived at 18.05. It was empty. It...More

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I booked online for 4 of us and we were looking forward to our evening out, having recommended it to the other couple. Arrived at 7.30 on Tuesday, as booked, to find Gambas closed! Checked the website, which said it was open! Very poor that...More

1  Thank philzone77
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Booked for a Sunday lunch with my sister & 2 teenage children. Admittedly, when we arrived it was very quiet, but it soon got busier. Overall the style, design & atmosphere is excellent, with a good selection of dishes for all tastes (even slightly fussy...More

Thank Mike T
Lobster789, Owner at Gambas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you so much for your review. We are really proud of our restaurant and the choice we offer on our menu. We cook everything from fresh with the highest quality local ingredients. Harley will appreciate your comments. We hope to see you again soon.

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LisaBee2289
16 August 2016|
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Response from au-bord-de-la-mer | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We ate on the back terrace with our dog. The people are super friendly.
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Char T
26 July 2016|
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Response from Compass802831 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, Google maps says 22 minutes and 7.5 miles, but well worth the drive :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 5 Beach Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth  >  Gorleston-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 7920 505652
  • E-mail
Description
Well established, quirky bar and grill. BAR.FOOD.GOOD MOOD
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