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Gambas

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4 5 Beach Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, England
+44 1493 668028
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our second visit - we really enjoyed it the first time ,so I was really was really looking forward to dinner.It didnt disappoint - food was excellent - service was good too. Thoughly good evening !!!!!

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Thank agb47
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Dear agb47, Thanks very much for your review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your return visit. See you again soon hopefully ! More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started off well, although forgot cocktail menu when asked, Food tasted good, although forgot side dish that was meant to come with mains and didn't come till nearly the end of my dinner. Large party joined - not gambas fault but woman sick in her own pint glass by our table - couldn't wait to be out of there. Certainly... More 

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Thank ShannanSmith
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding the food, we are glad you enjoyed it. We apologise that your evening was ruined by another customer and appreciate the fact you recognise it's beyond our control. As you were made aware on the evening the lady in question had not eaten or been drinking with us, however was worse for wear when... More 

England
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd eaten here once before a couple of months ago and thought it was just about OK. Booked a table for Saturday night for four of us, arrived and ordered - everything seemed OK albeit with slow service. As we were placing our order, the neighbouring table was served with their main course. A couple of minutes later they got... More 

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3 Thank Barnchester
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Hi, firstly thank you for pointing out your concerns. Unfortunately we have recently installed new equipment into our kitchen, which has proved temperamental and causing the electric to trip intermittently. I'm pleased to report to everyone this has been resolved and a new supply has been routed in. I guess that's the trouble with bringing powerful equipment into an old... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. Fresh quality food is what you want and that's just what you get here. Didn't realise that Sunday had a limited menu so didn't get my favourite scallops and seabass today, but choosing something different didn't do me any harm. My ribeye steak was cooked to perfection and just melted. Served with crispy onions and a... More 

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Thank djohnson73
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you djohnson for your attentive review. Opening one in Cambridge, now there's a thought..., More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing, food was cold, over cooked & bland ! We have always loved your food but something just not the same of late. It's the second time we have had a bad experience in the past month. Didn't complain to staff on the night as just wanted to go without causing a scene as had friends with us. Large... More 

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2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. To enable us to address your concerns we'd appreciate if you might be able to email us on info@gambas.co.uk so we can remediate immediately Regards gambas More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service as always and benefited from 2 for 1 offer on booked lunches. Fresh salad lovely fries. We had pulled pork on pretzel bun with fries and coleslaw. Catch of day in batter and chips. Fillet was small, , but beautifully cooked. Burger was tasty and very juicy, pure meat patty with extra cheese and bacon.

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Thank Louise B
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Will pass your comments on to our staff. More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have Visited Gambas on several occasions. Food is good and great value for money. Staff are always attentive. Good choice of cocktails wine etc. We will certainly continue eating here

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Thank Sue A
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued support More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never fails to impress. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and everything freshly cooked. Always worth waiting for.

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Thank LesZazous
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you have taken the time. 👍🏼 More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meal, fantastic and friendly service, great decor. Highly recommended. Will definitely return!

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Thank Justlovegreatfood
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you and we hope to see you again soon More 

Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have returned twice because we enjoyed the wine , food and relaxed service. We both had fish dishes which where perfectly cooked and the female server was very friendly. Would defiantly recommend Gambas to any one staying in the area .

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Thank Briannormal
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you and we hope you had a safe journey home. We hope to see you again More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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 1493 668028
Description
Well established, quirky bar and grill.

BAR.FOOD.GOOD MOOD

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?