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Market Bistro

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11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 20:30
Wed - Sat 00:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not wait to review this place. Food really tasty, good quality ingredients and well thought out dishes. Staff are also very pleasant which makes for a fantastic meal all round. Saw a couple of reviews that said the portions were small and the restaurant cramped but neither are true. I was too full for desert - the sea bass... More 

Thank TrishTommy
Cannock, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault the food it was beautiful from appetiser to dessert! The chocolate fondant= amazing! Will definitely be returning!

Thank lydiaeford
Norfolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Market Bistro with my husband for Valentines dinner the food was outstanding, a set menu for the occasion which proved to be absolutely delicious. The service was as we've come to expect first class and nothing was too much trouble for the obviously well trained team of young waiters and waitresses. Owners should be very proud to deliver such... More 

Thank Nannygolf17
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat night family dinner. Skipped starters but nibbled on some warm focaccia & some cold Italian meats, which were nice. I had pork tenderloin for my main & it was wonderful. well cooked, well balanced. The boys had beef rib for main & it looked lovely too. Staff were attentive, considering it was a bus sat night too. Couldn't fault... More 

Thank BecsinLondon
Long Sutton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little hidden gem in KL. Great contemporary food, the wine is a little on the pricy side but worth it for the nice experience we had. We'll be back for dinner after enjoying this treat of a lunch.

Thank Anthony B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with some work colleagues in December for our Christmas lunch, the food was fantastic! Wonderfully presented and delicious! The staff were all friendly and helpful. Would definitely reccomend, you will not be disappointed!

Thank Melissa22Norfolk
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to about 100 restaurants in the last year in the USA Europe and the Caribbean and although food was superb it was the smallest portions we have ever experienced anywhere If you go in hungry you will come out hungry and we were a little rushed with the dinner ?

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United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Market Bistro a few times since moving to Kings Lynn. The food is usually very good and, when it isn't, it's superb. We last visited on New Year's Eve and got what we expected i.e. a great meal in a lovely building with friendly staff and owners. It's just a really nice place to go. Tip... More 

Thank dab190
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter took me for a treat for my birthday. We went at lunchtime and chose from the 2 for £17 main & dessert. The food was really delicious and great quality- my daughter chose Sandringham red poll beef & I chose 'fruit pig' rare bred pork tenderloin with side of chanteney carrots, honey & thyme. For dessert my daughter... More 

Thank GOWLERS1973
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Maeket Bistro for a meal with friends. I cannot praise the place enough. The food is simply delicious, quality local produce cooked to perfection. Throughly recommend a visit, can't wait to go again!

Thank Whitters35

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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
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: +44 1553 771483
Small, family run, informal bistro with an emphasis on casual dining using local, sustainable produce. Owned and loved by chef owner Richard and his wife Lucy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?