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Taste @ Strattons

Ash Close, Swaffham PE37 7NH, England
+44 1760 723845
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (3 reviews)
“broad beans” (2 reviews)
“souffle” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European
$$ - $$$
Ash Close, Swaffham PE37 7NH, England
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

My wife and I visited this cafe for brunch and were quite disappointed. The coffee was nice although it took almost 15mins to be able to order from table service. The cafe was not busy either. Once we had ordered coffee and cake it then...More

Thank David J
scottinthebrecks, Owner at Taste @ Strattons, responded to this review

Dear Reader this is a perplexing report as there are a number of things which just simply do not ring as accurate. For example all our cakes are served with Creme Fraiche and we don't ask a customer if they want it it is standard...More

Reviewed 26 December 2015

We ate here for a special birthday and the experience was very good. The service is friendly and competent and the wine selection and quality is superb. The main courses on the whole we very tasty and portion control and balance generally in good order...More

Thank Calmascustard
scottinthebrecks, Owner at Taste @ Strattons, responded to this review

Dear Calmascustard Thank you for your review of the restaurant at Strattons. Its always difficult to get everything spot on for everyone's personal tastes and the menu changes with the seasons to give variety for both diner and chef! We are open every day of...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Nice enough, but very overpriced. 3 courses and a glass on wine was £50 per head. Soup was boring, quail was mainly stuffing and overdone, boring cheeses selected for desert. Wouldn't bother with again.More

1  Thank daverant
scottinthebrecks, Owner at Taste @ Strattons, responded to this review

Dear Reader in one fell swoop the Norfolk artisan cheese makers are dismissed as boring! Sorry but I have to disagree thus proving the subjectivity of this kind of reporting. Quail is slow cooked as described on the menu in the style of Tuscan cooking....More

Reviewed 26 September 2015

Just lovely! Great food, lovely veggie options and great staff. Lovely court yard or gardens to eat outside, snug indoor eating.More

Thank Leanda K
scottinthebrecks, Owner at Taste @ Strattons, responded to this review

Dear Leanda thank you so much for your lovely review of Strattons and taking the trouble to do this. We have the new menu posted on our website if you are intending another visit soon. I wonder if you picked up a copy of Norfolk's...More

Reviewed 20 August 2015

This place is lovely ,the food in the hotel is wonderful this small off shoot keeps the standard high but just a smaller and more informal menu . the hot chocolate is really something else and it's worth any detour just to have it.it's basically...More

Thank Johanas C
scottinthebrecks, Owner at Taste @ Strattons, responded to this review

Dear Johanas really good to read that you liked Strattons and thank you so much for taking the trouble to write a review. Hoping to see you again soon best regards Vanessa

Reviewed 21 July 2015

Having stayed at this hotel some years ago and enjoyed the experience, we wanted to return for supper. The four of us were very disappointed with the meal and found it overpriced and generally tasteless. You have to pay for bread and when it came...More

2  Thank bikingbarnett
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

What can I say it's hidden away through a small passage and driveway it is amazing attention to detail in the individually decorated rooms mine had a huge terrace with table, chairs and sun loungers restaurant is lovely and all food from local produce. Amazing

Thank Li33ie2014
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I can't tell you whether the food is any good, but I can tell you about the poor customer service. When we asked for a table at 8.55pm on a bank holiday Friday, they said yes, because there were plenty free. They then said we...More

3  Thank gardeni
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My visit to Strattons is the reason I finally joined tripadvisor as I feel so disappointed with the experience that it had to be shared. As with other reviews I found the menu very limited however making the best of it I placed my order...More

4  Thank Ed G
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Strattons restaurant is small and pleasant . The décor is clean . The menu is quite limited and some of the food combinations had me scratching my head lol Although the food was of good quality obviously good produce chosen a lack of seasoning made...More

1  Thank cornishsprite
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carl w
Is there address code
13 November 2015|
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Response from scottinthebrecks | Property representative |
Hi, dress code comfortable. Look forward to greeting you at the restaurant, warm regards Vanessa
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Close, Swaffham PE37 7NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: +44 1760 723845
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