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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service here was amazing. I enjoyed my starter and main so much. Would like to see more range for desserts. I will hope to return soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank G4101TFsophiel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last of our four restaurants during Norfolk restaurant Week and a welcome return to our favourite. We are most fortunate to have a restaurant of this quality in our home town. I started with the confit duck yolk terrine, Mrs T went for the smoked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really really want to give this a great review as the food was fabulous. We went during restaurant week and it was wonderful. We had lovely starters, fishy mains and beautiful desserts. So pretty and so much attention to detail. Full of colour and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nillyf1
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Having eaten there before we looked forward to having lunch here again on this visit to kings lynn however we were very disappointed at playing the waiting game for the menus! The lady that showed us to our table was polite and said I will...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t believe this was our first visit it certainly won’t be our last! 6 of us chose a variety of dishes and none disappointed. The staff were very attentive and knowledgeable without being pretentious and good wines. Each course has memorable, unusual ingredients which all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shrewdchoice
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Having spent many holidays in North Norfolk we had never visited KL before so decided that we would combine a meal during restaurant week with a look round. We were not disappointed on both counts. We really liked KL especially the old part that this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 214joey22
Reviewed 2 November 2018

went for Norfolk Restaurant Week to give it a try. food was excellent if a little pretentious and not cheap.never been asked before if i wanted my change when paying. well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank russelld49
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Great food & staff. Nice ambiance. Easy to park, across the road from the front door! Thoroughly recommend a visit The choice of food & gins are truly amazing

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank NorfolkMungo
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service at an appropriate price. Love this place! Really fresh food, you’ll not leave hungry. It’s a hidden gem that’s well worth the visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank GourmandGuest
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Went to Market bistro several times with the love of my life. Menu is small but there is something for everyone. Even vegetarians. Chef is very ambitious and boy did he deliver! He uses wild edible plants like sea aster marsh samphire sea kale etc....More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank John G
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3 November 2018|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
They had a most amazing halibut on their menu that I absolutely loved and highly recommend!
20 March 2018|
Response from Sheila_and_Simon | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so. More fine dining. Lovely Shiraz as I remember it.
17 September 2017|
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Response from johneO9576YO | Reviewed this property |
Most are £12 at lunch although a couple of dishes may be £17. Evenings they range from £13 to £24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: +44 1553 771483
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Small, family run, informal bistro with an emphasis on casual dining using local, sustainable produce. Owned and loved by chef owner Richard and his wife Lucy.
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