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The Rathskeller

Hanse House, South Quay, King's Lynn PE30 5GN, England
+44 1553 773713
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chicken” (24 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Hanse House, South Quay, King's Lynn PE30 5GN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent, particularly the steak was well worth the money. Service however was even better! Wasn’t waiting too long and waiter (I believe his name was Jacob) was superb! Would recommend to anyone.

Thank crobbo99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been given a voucher for Christmas I had been dying to go along. We ended up in the bar area (Didn't realise about the Bistro part until later, although the very attentive barman offered to move us up there if we wished - although...More

Thank Bbhhgffcggyuh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service from Marius and Mike. Had a fabulous time at a wedding reception and these guys really pulled out the stops to ensure every need was met. Enjoyed the food, sunshine in the courtyard and the wine. Would recommend if in Kings...More

Thank Mandabird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, quick and tasty food. Lots of choice on the lunch menu. Also came in the following week for Sunday roast, although one of the meat options was not available, plenty of other choice. Will be returning.

Thank hannahgarner23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Generally had good experiences here on the few occasions I've visited. However visited Saturday afternoon and the service was appalling. The young man serving seemed bored and lacklustre, after asking if I needed to order at the bar or with him he replied 'I suppose...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We must have been unlucky, as from the reviews on Tripadvisor our experience was not the norm. The restaurant was empty, thus no atmosphere. The lad serving was friendly but was openly laying his head on the bar in between serving as he had nothing...More

Thank Paul100572
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Lovely setting ,,, excellent smiling , helpful ,professional , staff......The food was presented exceptionally well ...one look and you think "UM I WANT to eat that " ,, so why then only 3 out of a possible 5 .. you may ask .. ? Pork...More

2  Thank pinky66
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Service was quick and the food and drink good We sat in the sun with our dog taking the last empty seats and although it was so busy the young lady who served us was very polite and helpful and was able to recommend a...More

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Called in on the off chance, extremely happy with the food & the service. The burger was awesome. .....

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Quiet nice ambience though it was mid week. Menu was not huge but I like that as food is well made and cooked to order. Service was slow but I don’t blame the waitress, she can only serve food when it was ready. Waitress was...More

Thank pbalmforth40
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22 June 2015|
Response from RathskellerKL | Property representative |
Hi We only add a discretionary service charge on tables of 8 or more persons. However, if you feel your service was not up to standard our Wait Staff will remove it. With kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanse House, South Quay, King's Lynn PE30 5GN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: +44 1553 773713
  • E-mail
The Rathskeller wine bar and bistro is located on the South Quay in King's Lynn. We're a family run business catering for everyone from anniversary's to birthday parties! We serve afternoon tea, lunch and dinner. We host regular live music nights! For all information please visit our website.
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