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The Assembly House

Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
+44 1603 626402
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (144 reviews)
“ham” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
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1 - 10 of 706 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great gluten free afternoon tea. Great room and really helpful / knowledgeable staff. couldn't eat it all so we took some home in a box for later!!

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place in the heart of the city, close to the shops and city centre attractions.outstanding food and customer service- will definitely return

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed for one night for a special occasion in a stunning hotel suite, comprising of a luxury bedroom, a gorgeous lounge and the most enormous bathroom and even our own terrace. It was so tastefully decorated and furnished in such wonderful detail, retaining...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch as it was close to the theatre. There wasn't any choice for me so even though it was a hot day I had the bowl of soup with half a sandwich deal, but when I asked for a different sandwich filling (I...More

2  Thank YorkshireSnapper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were given a voucher for last Christmas and we have been saving it up for a special occasion. I can assure you that it was well worth the wait. We chose the Queen Mothers favourite leaf tea, an excellent beginning to...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning Georgian building with fantastic approach. Friendly and helpful staff. We went for lunch. Mains were quite good. The two desserts we had were dry and very low on taste. I would go again for the setting more than anything. It was so calm.

1  Thank the_accompanist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently received an emailed opportunity to book again for Christmas day lunch at the Assembly House, this reminded me how very disappointed we were with the visit last Christmas. It was our second Christmas Day lunch there - a family event each time -...More

3  Thank lynnej657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with a group of friends and I must say that I found the whole experience rather disappointing bearing in mind the good reviews I had heard about the restaurant. On arrival there was no one at the reception desk to direct me...More

5  Thank JMB50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be the most luxurious place to have coffee in Norwich City centre. A wonderful building, well worth visiting just to see the amazing architecture. It would be a wonderful place to spend Christmas! Lovely sofas to relax on but more formal areas too...More

Thank Mary898
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being local, I have been meaning to take Afternoon Tea here for years & never got around to it. I decided to book for my friend & I, sadly, i dont think we will be revisiting any time soon which is a real shame as...More

4  Thank summershopper
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Jane S
18 September 2016|
Response from shellbird_11 | Reviewed this property |
No we didn't.
9 June 2016|
Response from Berdewelle | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to ask your question directly of the Assembly House. I cannot speak on their behalf.
12 February 2016|
Response from EaterouterNorfolk | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 626402
  • E-mail
The Assembly House is a beautiful Georgian building located in the heart of Norwich City centre close to the two major shopping malls and travel links. The Assembly House specialises in traditional Afternoon Teas, which are offered Monday to Saturday. They also open for breakfast and brunch, business and leisure lunches, and pre theatre dining. Weddings, private dining events and large coroprate functions are also catered for in various sized functions rooms throughout the magnificent building.
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