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Market Bistro

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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
££ - £££
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the only place I’ve reviewed three times. We are very fortunate to have travelled extensively and sampled some excellent restaurants. We’ve done the three “rs” ; Raffles, Reids and the Ritz – none of them come close to here...it’s that good. I can...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lunch time visit was booked in advance, and I would suggest you book too so as not to be disappointed. The service was quick and attentive ensuring our experience was perfect for this special occasion. The food, as you would expect, was excellent and...More

Thank iwells6
Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb menu. We were going to order the Taster menu, but when I heard about the Belly Pork being marinated for 2 days then cooked for 2 days at 65 deg C, I quickly changed my mind! It was so tender, never mind a...More

Thank yell0wbelly3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wee spot, food was perfect as always, best in Kingslynn. Good atmosphere, friendly, informed waitress, food came on time every course.

Thank Stulof
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby & I visited here during a weekend away near Sandringham. Food & drink was excellent, service great, yes you pay a bit more than a pub lunch but you get what you pay for! If you like good food & drink & want something...More

Thank JoanneBirstall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since visiting for the first time after their Conde Nast review, this place has jumped to the top of our favourite restaurant list; and we've eaten in Michelin star restaurants in London! The flavours of their food are incredible. Things you wouldn't dream of putting...More

Thank slipalong999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't been to the the Market Bistro since before Gordon Ramsey helped the previous owner many years ago. We decided to pop in for the set menu lunch. The staff were great. We tried the Norfolk sparkling wine which was delicious, I then followed...More

Thank LouiseCambridgeshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch last Saturday at Market Bistro to celebrate my Grandmother's birthday. It feels intimate without being too quiet, the service was outstanding and the flavours interesting without being pretentious. All local produce (even the beer and wine), perfect-sized portions and reasonable...More

Thank cmlawrence5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting experience bit do not go if hungry Food beautifully presented although the waiter a bit over the top. The wines a bit pricey for a fairly basic selection

1  Thank P9920XKjohnm
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Good service , delicious food, welcoming ambiance & clean loos. Also next door an interesting deli has opened.

Thank Ryta L
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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.
Mo F
17 September 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
Most are £12 at lunch although a couple of dishes may be £17. Evenings they range from £13 to £24
Pat P
22 May 2017|
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Response from MikeandWendy01 | Reviewed this property |
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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