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Brown's Kitchen

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1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
+44 1842 879888
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (20 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
Healthy, Cafe, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely sunny day. Stopped for coffee and fruit scone. Great, friendly service from Penny, very welcoming, very efficient. Very quick efficient service.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a break on our way to Norfolk and bought takeaway coffees to sit outside as we wanted to keep an eye on our classic car and unsecured luggage rack. We had our own sandwiches with us and wanted to sit at an...More

Thank Lucy T
MWClayton, Owner at Brown's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lucy T, Brown’s is a restaurant, not a picnic site. Takeaway items are priced accordingly, to be TAKEN AWAY and consumed OFF the premises. The only things to be consumed on the premises are items that have been bought on the premises. That means...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way to Norfolk for a coffee and bacon roll, great service, good coffee and the roll was delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank JohnEvans82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located just off a round-a-bout at a junction of two busy roads. Access is good and there is a large carpark for customers. The outside does not look too special, but don't let that put you off. I have been to Brown's...More

Thank Nigel J
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Wow. Stumbled across this lovely cafe/restaurant whilst working in the area. Yummy cakes! Great coffee. Lovely staff. Penny is a star! 5*

Thank NSweet
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit and we were not disappointed . The food was excellent and the service very good. Friendly, efficient staff and a varied menu. Just one ‘moan’.. lots of noise from sorting crockery etc from behind the bar area, after a long...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

From the outside the cafe/restaurant doesn't look that great but the restaurant provides good food, served by great staff at reasonable prices. There was a young "close-up" magician performing tricks visiting table by table who was very good and definitely worth booking for a local...More

Thank MiltonStephenson
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here many time but on Monday the food and ambience was particularly good. It was a very wet day and the restaurant was crowded but the friendly waitresses were not fazed. They found us a table, took the order and the meals...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It has been a few years since we've been here, but decided to try it again, we were not disappointed. Its a small thing but its so worthwhile knowing where your food comes from, they have a blackboard showing this and is so informative. We...More

Thank salllymac65
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is quite a find, and they were even (unexpectedly) open on Easter Sunday. My daughter and I stopped for a quick lunch and had the soup and sandwich. The tarragon and tomato soup was delicious and the sandwich well prepared on excellent fresh granary...More

Thank Cymru63
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Questions & Answers
Angela W
31 January 2018|
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Response from MWClayton | Property representative |
Yes, we do some takeaways – teas, coffees, homemade cakes, various savouries made to order.
Sue P N H
17 April 2017|
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Response from MWClayton | Property representative |
Yes we do, the waitress or the waiter will be more than happy to inform the chef on the day of your visit (please book and point out that you are GF), but if you're unable to book then just turn up on the day, there is... More
3 January 2017|
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Response from MWClayton | Property representative |
We'd be more than happy to help you celebrate your dad's 90th - what a momentous occasion! Give us a call with your contact details and we can exchange ideas to make it a very special day for all the family. Call 01842... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
  • Phone Number: +44 1842 879888
We pride ourselves on serving locally sourced freshly cooked food, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Located at the roundabout at the beginning of the Swaffham Road, which is the main road from the south to the north Norfolk coast, the junction of the A1065 and A134. Open daily from 9am to 4pm. Popular Sunday lunch destination. Available for private functions & parties. Booking recommended.
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