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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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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with our previous visits the food was wonderful but the service on this occasion was above and beyond what we expected. One of our party was a celiac and my had wife called a couple of days before the meal to check if the restaurant would be able to arrange some gluten-free food for them and was promised that... More 

Thank valiant89
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tapas cooked to order,great menu to suit all tastes, plenty of choice.a great relaxed,laid back atmosphere,great wine and cocktail list. Cannot fault the staff they are brilliant, we had a wonderful meal and will return

Thank Margaret K
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to visit my daughter who is at the University of East Anglia during spring break, which also coincided with my birthday. My daughter, knowing that all our family are real foodies, made a reservation here for us to celebrate. It was a perfect choice! A very ample and enticing list of cocktails plus a large and eclectic mix... More 

Thank MexRazor
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and 5 of my friends visited last evening for a girly night out. 42 king street was highly recommended to us by many people, so we thought we would have a night of tapas and cocktails. 42 king street is a very small place but it's cosy and has a great look. There was 6 of us and we... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited again on Saturday evening and as always, it did not disappoint. It is still our favourite restaurant in Norwich, we have not found anything that comes close yet. All the dishes we chose again were fantastic and it was hard to pick a favourite, the chefs do an amazing job. I also love the lemon martini cocktails they... More 

Thank Ebishop8
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a friend's surprise 50th birthday Meal. Was supposed to be £20 per head for a selection of tapas. When I checked bank account the next day, I had been charged £40 on my card!! On calling restaurant and explaining they had charged me for 2 x people instead of 1, they didn't want to know, just said they... More 

Thank alitandory
Juvisy-sur-Orge, France
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A dreadful meal. We came expecting Tapas but instead were served what tasted like a series of over-priced reheated congealed leftovers. The squid rings were fatty and chewy and had a bright orange industrial batter. We chose corndogs (very limited menu) and for £7 5 mini hot-dog fritters with a curdled mayonnaise and ketchup 'dressing'. £6 for a tiny ramekin-sized... More 

Thank untheaulait
Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was first recommended 42 king street several years ago as a place to relax and have some original and fantastic cocktails - a feature it maintains to this day (the Laphroaig project and lemon curd martinis are a particular delight) Since then it has also started to serve some of most fantastically diverse and delicious world tapas around. Every... More 

Thank RKFenn
Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A delicious meal. Between 5, we managed to sample about half of the menu, selecting 2 dishes each and sharing. Food is cooked to order so comes out staggered and when it's ready. This was great for our relaxed evening. Some of our party don't drink so non alcoholic cocktails were russled up and were delicious. The alcoholic cocktails were... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very friendly, pleasant service. The squid and code cheeks were particularly good, disappointing that two items we had chosen were not available. We should have been told that before we had chosen our options

Thank Norwichtraveller84

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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