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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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've never had a bad experience here. The manager was really personable and took time to get to know each table in the restaurant. The food was excellent, we had really good veggie options and one of the best Espresso Martini's known to man!

Thank NorfolkAndGood2013
Norwich, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasure dining here was. Really, from start to finish it was great. The small, intimate atmosphere was warm and inviting. Promptly had drinks ordered, and having pre-ordered with a group, it wasn't too long before the plates started coming out from the kitchen. I feel you need to disregard any Tapas style dining experience you've ever had in... More 

Thank James L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

What a find! Excellent tapas style dining. We chose 5 different dishes for 2 of us and enjoyed every one. Too full for a dessert. Lovely intimate restaurant - you will need to book. Friendly service and background music although not really to our taste was truly "background" and non-intrusive.

Thank JaneNorwich98
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for my boyfriends birthday. The selection was good, food was lovely but the service stood out the most - wonderful!

Thank Hattie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

My partner booked a table in the evening for my birthday as a surprise. Having never been before we weren't sure what to expect but we were not disappointed. I loved the relaxed atmosphere, unique decor and subtle lighting.We were shown to our table and ordered drinks straight away. There weren't many other people to begin with but the place... More 

Thank loop73
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We booked a table for 6pm on Friday night, having tried to book for months before and finding the restaurant was always fully booked. Our perseverance was well rewarded, the food was extremely good, cocktails great and service hard to beat. The two waitresses were personable and attentive without being intrusive. The portions are quite large compared to most tapas... More 

Thank BMStewart
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Really excellent food always ... Quirky menu always changing in a quaint restaurant setting. Today we had the haddock with pea and crushed potato and the pork belly with parsnips ... Portions are ample for a lunch ... Fast and friendly service ... Will be back on many occasions.

Thank Paul H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

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 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 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 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 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 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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