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42 King Street

42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (80 reviews)
“baked camembert” (11 reviews)
“lemon curd” (10 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small restaurant with a rustic feeling. There was 16 choices of food on the menu. They recommend 2-3 plates per person. We had 2 plates each with bread and oils which was plenty. The flavours of the food was superb. We had fish platter,...More

Thank alison337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came for dinner with my husband on Saturday night and was impressed, the restaurant is small but very cool and quirky which we liked. The decor is a mis match style which really works and it felt super cosy watching the rainy weather outside....More

Thank Hayley_Lou83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Working late into the evening, I'd missed dinner at home and was a little dejected. Following a tip from a good friend, i stopped 42 king street to try their take on pulled pork burritos. Now with the menu being so tempting, with asian style...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I dropped in on a Saturday night without booking and were met with fabulous service, delicious cocktails and a chalkboard full of dish options. Baked Camembert and pork burritos were lovely but the cod cheeks and mussels stole the show - absolutely...More

1  Thank EnglishAdventurer87
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Service and food very good, friendly, fast. Good choices of dishes, disappointingly had no gluten free bread available for certain dishes but had a good choice of GF options. Had 3 dishes each which was above the recommended 2 each, dishes very tasty, Chickpea and...More

Thank LL181184
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This place looks really cool and quirky but the portions are very small and rather overpriced. the menu is limited and the interior could do with a spruce up. My cocktails were excellent but again, expensive.

Thank petergrim
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We visited this restaurant for the third time and left disappointed. Our reasons for this - Menu had changed from our previous visits and had mainly vegetarian options. Our potato dish was not hot and was basically 4 very small new potatoes wrapped in Parma...More

Thank sueflorida2005
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The atmosphere is really good in here; groovy, intimate, indie. The decor is cool, the staff are really really friendly, the choice of Tapas is unique, such as all sorts of things WRAPPED in potatoes. But as a student I was disappointed in how much...More

1  Thank Olivia J
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Spectacular food, 42 King Street isn’t given the recognition it deserves! We’ve been 2-3 times and the food all ways exceeds expectations.

Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The menu is always different, so worth a regular visit. Go in a large group and try a bit of everything. Try the cocktails,

Thank jules_sw87
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Questions & Answers
Tarne D
9 May 2017|
Response from 42KingStreet | Property representative |
We serve the same menu throughout the whole day. They're suitable for light lunches, and also indulgent dinners. It all depends on how many dishes you order.
sally j
22 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, it's a chilled out vibe.
23 January 2017|
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Response from 42KingStreet | Property representative |
Our largest table would be 20 people, but there is also the option of a private hire for the evening then we could seat 25-30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
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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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