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The Old Bank

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MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

A friendly young couple run this laid-back restaurant. Cooking is modern and sophisticated, with well-crafted dishes keeping local produce to the fore,...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
We are a little, family-run seaside bistro in Snettisham, just off the coast and between King's Lynn and Hunstanton. We serve lunch Thursday-Sunday and dinner Wednesday-Saturday. Our main aim is to offer delicious, modern and imaginative food, sourced locally whenever possible and changing with the seasons.
US$8 - US$39
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
European, British, Contemporary
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews homemade sourdough bread lamb tasting menu brownie scallops husband and wife team front of house talented chef small menu outstanding food sunday lunch cooked to perfection wonderful meal fine dining north norfolk lovely evening relaxed atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

Nice place bit small portion of food went with my mum and dad they liked it there we had a fun day out

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 20 December 2020

We view dining at the The Old Bank one of our special treats. The meal we had last night was, as ever, superb. Cooked & presented beautifully & served to us in a warm & friendly manner. What more could you ask for? Our fourth...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

Managed to get a last minute reservation after deciding on a trip to the seaside. I’ve been wanting to eat at the old bank for a long time and it did not disappoint. The girls that severed me and my partner were so friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

We visited Saturday evening and what a fantastic experience. The food was amazing so many flavours well presented and just delicious. Also a special mention to Aga and the lovely lady that served us, what wonderful ladies. Nothing is too much trouble they go above...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2020 via mobile

We had the tasting menu and truly loved everything. The quality of the food, presentation and flavours were superb, we really couldn’t fault anything. A fantastic experience and lovely staff who really looked after us without being overbearing. Top end dining without the stuffiness and...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 27 November 2020

This is one of those special places you would rather keep a secret. We originally found The Old Bank by chance when staying locally, it was so good we have returned several times (despite living over 100 miles away). Not only is the food superb,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 November 2020 via mobile

The Old Bank is understated, cosy and so welcoming. we booked what would of been the last Sunday Lunch before lockdown #2. We was able to take the Dog (lunch time only I believe). First of all the service was excellent from start to finish,...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

Went with friends....wow what an amazing experience, we had the taster menu, everything was explained with each course my god it was so good cannot praise the food and attention enough

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

What a gem of a place! this was a first class experience. The lunch was excellent as were the staff. Both ladies very helpful, very efficient and personable. The menu is small (always better in my opinion the food is more likely to be fresh)...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 October 2020

This was my second visit to Old Bank. Since my first visit last year, I have been in high anticipation waiting to return. It did not disappoint!!! Although I didn’t think it would be possible, it was even better than before. Each course was cooked...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Dorothy P
2 September 2020|
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Response from TheManagerTOB | Property representative |
We will, but we are fully booked I am afraid!
24 July 2020|
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Response from TheManagerTOB | Property representative |
We take bookings 3 months in advance. Hope this helps! Kind regards, Aga
10 July 2019|
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Response from TheManagerTOB | Property representative |
We allow dogs in the restaurant at lunch, but not at dinner time. I hope this helps!
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  • Yes, The Old Bank is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • The Old Bank is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5