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Friends Bistro

55 Deneside, Great Yarmouth NR30 2HL, England
+44 1493 852538
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“baguette” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
55 Deneside, Great Yarmouth NR30 2HL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice lunch was had yesterday. Jacket Potato with chilli and cheese. You'd be surprised how hard it is to get it right for most places in town. The potatoes are usually too dry, cold, chilli is usually tin bought or again, cold. Friends...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting friends since a teenager and has always been my favorite place for lunch or even a breakfast as they are fantastic. Eat in or take away from baps to lunch boxes. It's all good 😊

Thank jplatten
Jenny H, Owner at Friends Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you and am so pleased that you enjoy friends. Jenny

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Just off the beaten track right in the heart of Great Yarmouth is this lovely little bistro cafe. Excellent traditional food with very friendly staff. They also have special event evenings with either music or entertainment. I considered not reviewing this place as I wanted...More

Thank paulaskey
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant ambience Friendly service We both had the fried halloumi with lime and caper vinaigrette and dressed salad from the specials board. Delicious! I had tea for one and my buddy had raspberry presse - both lovely. Well worth a visit 😊

Thank Karen R
Jenny H, Owner at Friends Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you very much. We are glad you enjoyed jenny

Reviewed 14 August 2017

No highchairs available for my 17 month old! Been here lots of times with friends and family! Decided to take my daughter in for some lunch... it was a nice day and we were going to sit outside! My mum went in to ask for...More

2  Thank katieliddiment
Jenny H, Owner at Friends Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for putting your review on not only trip advisor but Facebook too. I think it very unfair with your comments about friends bistro not being child friendly. We are very child friendly. The reason we do not have high chairs is we do...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

been here for many years but it doesn't have the same feel to it as it used to my amity had chicken mayonnaise baguette I had sausage and onion pie peas and chips. the baguettes were lovely but no salad in them the pie was...More

Thank denise m
Jenny H, Owner at Friends Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit to friends bistro on Thursday. I have spoken to our new waiter Alex and he thought you told him no salad in your chicken and mayo baguettes. He must have misunderstood as we always put salad...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lovely place to eat have been in a few times now and every time they make you feel very welcome, the food is excellent, the place is very clean

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

nice little bistro very friendly staff food average not very hot when it arrived other than this it was good not over priced

Thank dogman177
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Not many places to sit in the town centre for a spot of decent lunch.. nice little cosy restaurant .. lots to choose from and freshly made through the open kitchen.. only down fall was both asked for no onions in our baguette and both...More

Thank Lovegoodfood23
Reviewed 10 April 2017

first visit today very friendly staff and the food was really good freshly cooked and you can see the kitchen from the tables which is a bonus

Thank dogman177
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Deneside, Great Yarmouth NR30 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 852538
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