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42 King Street

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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
10:00 - 00:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a find! Excellent tapas style dining. We chose 5 different dishes for 2 of us and enjoyed every one. Too full for a dessert. Lovely intimate restaurant - you will need to book. Friendly service and background music although not really to our taste was truly "background" and non-intrusive.

Thank JaneNorwich98
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant for my boyfriends birthday. The selection was good, food was lovely but the service stood out the most - wonderful!

Thank Hattie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner booked a table in the evening for my birthday as a surprise. Having never been before we weren't sure what to expect but we were not disappointed. I loved the relaxed atmosphere, unique decor and subtle lighting.We were shown to our table and ordered drinks straight away. There weren't many other people to begin with but the place... More 

Thank loop73
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 6pm on Friday night, having tried to book for months before and finding the restaurant was always fully booked. Our perseverance was well rewarded, the food was extremely good, cocktails great and service hard to beat. The two waitresses were personable and attentive without being intrusive. The portions are quite large compared to most tapas... More 

Thank BMStewart
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really excellent food always ... Quirky menu always changing in a quaint restaurant setting. Today we had the haddock with pea and crushed potato and the pork belly with parsnips ... Portions are ample for a lunch ... Fast and friendly service ... Will be back on many occasions.

Thank Paul H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Came to Norwich for business ad chose 42 King Street for my dinner. Lovely to see seasonality reflected in the menu, I visited back in September and had a fig and cured meat salad, and the figs were really ripe indeed. It's a shame to visit on your own or with people who are not prepared to share dishes -... More 

Thank MaresApple
Norwich, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Like dining in someone's home: great food, company and ambience. A firm fixture for the future not least fir the cocktails and walkable location in the centre if Norwich.

Thank Worldlwanderwoman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I went here a few days ago with my mum and sister and we shared 4 dishes between us. All of the food was delicious and unique. The restaurant itself is very cute and quirky and I would definitely go here again. However if you would like to have dinner here make sure to book as it's a very small... More 

Thank charlotteahayward
Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I had never been to No.42 before but chose it as my guest for lunch likes tapas food. I got there early and ordered the Spanish red wine served by the glass, it was so good I then ordered the bottle. We ordered the pork belly and a couple of other dishes that were all freshly prepared and expertly cooked,... More 

Thank Charlie C
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Had a nice lunch here visiting my brother in Norwich. Had heard some good things. The place is really charming and I like the decor & it's quite small so you instantly feel welcomed when you come in. Tapas style dishes went down a treat with lovely cocktails, mixed really well. Great menu too and the girl who served us... More 

Thank Annie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 623971
We are a friendly little cocktail and world tapas bar in central Norwich. We change the menus fairly regularly keeping things interesting and seasonal and put alot of love into what we do. We have an extension selection of spirits and a lovely selection of wines and beers. We are open from 10am - midnight Monday to Saturday. Serving coffee, lunch and tapas. Whether you want a well crafted cocktail, a tasty tapas dish or of course both, we are happy to have you! Hope to see you soon...

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