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42 King Street

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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came to Norwich for business ad chose 42 King Street for my dinner. Lovely to see seasonality reflected in the menu, I visited back in September and had a fig and cured meat salad, and the figs were really ripe indeed. It's a shame to visit on your own or with people who are not prepared to share dishes -... More 

Thank MaresApple
Norwich, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Like dining in someone's home: great food, company and ambience. A firm fixture for the future not least fir the cocktails and walkable location in the centre if Norwich.

Thank Worldlwanderwoman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here a few days ago with my mum and sister and we shared 4 dishes between us. All of the food was delicious and unique. The restaurant itself is very cute and quirky and I would definitely go here again. However if you would like to have dinner here make sure to book as it's a very small... More 

Thank charlotteahayward
Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to No.42 before but chose it as my guest for lunch likes tapas food. I got there early and ordered the Spanish red wine served by the glass, it was so good I then ordered the bottle. We ordered the pork belly and a couple of other dishes that were all freshly prepared and expertly cooked,... More 

Thank Charlie C
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch here visiting my brother in Norwich. Had heard some good things. The place is really charming and I like the decor & it's quite small so you instantly feel welcomed when you come in. Tapas style dishes went down a treat with lovely cocktails, mixed really well. Great menu too and the girl who served us... More 

Thank Annie C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The only reason I went in was because somebody was picking me up from work with my suitcase and they had rung to say they would be late. Not wishing to loiter around King Street (Norwich people will know why!) I went in for a snack and a glass of wine. There is no atmosphere and I was going to... More 

3 Thank cherrypotts
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Really disappointing visit. We came for cocktails and would have liked some simple nibbles too, but basically the waitress made it clear they didn't really want us there as our table had a booking an hour later. She wouldn't give us any food. The cocktails tasted like they had no alcohol in them, were not properly mixed and had loads... More 

3 Thank travellery6
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We celebrated our daughters birthday here. The roast dinner was the best we have ever eaten at a restaurant excellent service and so much quality food. We will definitely be back.

Thank PAT20081
London, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Was looking forward to try this place following so many positive reviews but sadly have to say myself and my friends were very disappointed with our visit. We visited on Saturday night. We didn't eat so can't comment on food but did order some cocktails. It was difficult to get the waitresses attention when we first got in despite the... More 

3 Thank BWILS2013
Norwich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Back again for a roast and it didn't disappoint. We chose pork belly and rib of beef (bones kindly removed by chef). Served with a plentiful supply of accompaniments: roast potatoes, pickled red cabbage, a white cabbage and green bean medley, 4 giant Yorkshire puddings, a bowl of crackling, a bowl of roasted goodness (beetroot, parsnips and carrots) - all... More 

1 Thank Jamie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Mediterranean, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 623971
We are a friendly little cocktail and world tapas bar in central Norwich. We change the menus fairly regularly keeping things interesting and seasonal and put alot of love into what we do. We have an extension selection of spirits and a lovely selection of wines and beers. We are open from 10am - midnight Monday to Saturday. Serving coffee, lunch and tapas. Whether you want a well crafted cocktail, a tasty tapas dish or of course both, we are happy to have you! Hope to see you soon...

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