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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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Today
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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1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly and looked after me and my party very well as well as definitely worth the money

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Thank Alistair F
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

That's very kind of you - our staff will be pleased. More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

7 of us went for Sunday lunch today, a fabulous meal, wonderful staff and at 2 for £15 we will certainly be returning!

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Thank Danielle C
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service 2nd to none , very friendly staff who went out of there way to make a great dinning experiance

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Thank Paul F
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank for spending the time to post a review. It is appreciated More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would rate this a 0 if trip advisor allowed 2nd visit First around xmas for a works party and was fantastic Hadn't been over this way for a few months so we decided to visit friends and book Well.. Walked in to utter chaos as a table just walked out. Said they didn't have a reservation for us poor woman... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early as suggested yesterday evening, then we're made to wait for nearly an hour before we sat down at our table and was served warm not hot food. We didn't stay any longer than we had to, we'll never go back.

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2 Thank Paul R
1 review
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband went her for lunch yesterday and we were not disappointed. The decor is very quirky and theres loads of interesting things to look at. Its extremely well put together. We had a really tasty lunch: he had a burger with lovely crunchy chips and i had a wild mushroom linguini which was packed full of mushrooms... More 

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1 Thank JRandC L
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and taking time to write an attentive review we appreciate it and that you would recommend us to others. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was are 4th visit with friends, we have in the past given a much higher score but sadly it's gone down, there is a lack of consistency with the quality and quantity of the food even if we have all had the same meal the portion sizes vary noticeably, my husband had the burger in the pretzel bun and... More 

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3 Thank Catpercy
Willington, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read reviews on line and booked for my birthday while saying in near by Hopton. Friendly welcome on arrival when we showed to our table. 2 adults, 2 children (8 year olds). Children loved being able to pick from their menus and were made to feel welcome. Asked to move tables as both adults sat with a leg in between... More 

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1 Thank Samantha B
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed the majority of you food. We are sorry that the squid wasn't to your taste. With respect to lobster, these have only recently come back into season so getting live lobsters is tricky at the moment. The concerning item on your review is that you felt uncomfortable and felt... More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food in this restaurant was okay but nothing special from my party's point of view; I have nothing else to say. The service on the other hand was excellent and staff were scurrying around to ensure diners requirements were met. The decor was not to my liking and not to my taste. Not my type of restaurant I am... More 

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Thank Barry D
GambasGorleston, Manager at Gambas, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding our staff, They'll all be pleased. Its a shame the decor was not to your taste, we like to be different and as you say lots of our reviews commend us for this. If it's "neutral decor" your looking for then we certainly won't tick your box. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a group of friends the other week. It was cold & they had to put a heater on to make the place warmer, which didn't really make a lot of difference. In spite of the menu choices being phoned through to Gambas they still got it wrong for some of us. I have never eaten cold mushed... More 

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1 Thank Joan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?