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USD 11 - USD 55
European, British, Street Food
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a good restaurant tucked away in a quiet but pleasant suburb that also boasts some good pubs and bars. Service is good and there is an offer of quiet outdoor as well as indoor seating. Some dishes are very tasty others a little bit...too much of a good thing, so you need to make a balanced choice. Wine list is a little disappointing and lacking variety. However, it is fun and you won't go away hungry.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really glad we visited! A unique dining idea - hard to pigeon hole to a genre but would say think Asian Fine Dining / Street Food / Tapas style of eating. You choose small sharing plates from the menu (we were advised to share 12...between four diners). Plenty of food! All delicious! Standout: Wagyu Beef dumplings / Teriyaki mushrooms / Fried Chicken - I could go on. Lovely Greek wine, knowledgeable staff, oh and Chef Owner Francis Woolf gave us a lift back to our hotel as we couldn’t get a taxi!!! How impressive. Best wishes and thank you!!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in a side street in a residential area, this is a really interesting re-invention of a restaurant. You choose a number of smallish dishes (e.g. golden beetroot, sweet corn in ?cholcolate, spicy chicken in a subtle mango sauce); each arrives separately once it’s been...freshly cooked. There’s a sense of adventure - you’re not sure what’ll come next, but it’s all delicious. Best to go with at least one other person, as the dishes are meant for sharing. And you’ll also be able to debate the “industrial chic” decor (one of us found it fun, the other hated it!)More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Saturday night with the wife for her birthday as had read some decent reviews about it. I ordered 9 different courses to share between 2 as its all meant to be sharing plates and the portions are more than...adequate for 2 and all the courses were really really good especially the plaice dish we had it’s definitely well worth going there. The service is great and food just as great and the price was ridiculously cheap for what we had will definitely be going again when I am in NorwichMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

What an amazing theatre for the taste buds. A truly divine experience. Flavours were so well matched and exciting. The Pigeon with red currants was amazing. Fresh ingredients and a truly exciting menu. Pop in first for a pint of superb ale at the Fat...Cat (opposite) - a night of bliss!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 September 2021

Been several times and once again had a lovely meal. Chicken is excellent and the crocket potato with poacher cheese a lovely surprise. The pickles are delish! Already planning our next visit!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 29 August 2021 via mobile

Lovely Perfect for couples or friends that love to share. Describe as large tapas plates that come when freshly made. Kind service, lovely interior.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 20 August 2021

We visited for a Saturday dinner. The menu is certainly eclectic and to some in our party not particularly enticing. However we had a wonderful waitress and we pretty much left it to her, save for specifying a couple of dishes we definitely didnt want...to try. Every plate she brought us was absolutely delicious and made from the freshest ingredients. Even those of us who did not initially fancy a dish were completely converted. The wine list is short with some interesting good value wines. The decor etc is fairly basic, so if you're after a glitzy evening it won't be for you, but if you want to try some exceptional food at a reasonable price I would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

Literally the greatest experience. Me and my partner are vegan and he has a nut allergy and we had the upmost care and attention and had the greatest time.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 July 2021

After all the hype, I finally dined here. It was confusing. The concept is to share dishes but there is no indication of amount of food on the plates so it is easy to over order. The drinks and wine mark up is astronomical. The...environment is bland and lacks style and comfort. Sadly, I would not recommend and will not return.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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If you notify in advance the chef will prepare a bespoke offering for you and yours
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Woolf & Social is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5