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42 King Street

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Bar, Spanish, Pub, Tapas
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42 King street, Norwich Nr1 1pd, England
+44 1603 623971
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a friendly little cocktail and world tapas bar in central Norwich...
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 Friday and from 12- midnight on Saturday. Serving coffee, brunch, lunch and tapas in the evening. 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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  • 115
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great cozy restaurant

This place is a gem. Their cocktails are unusual and very tasty and the food was delicious. We were told to order 2 "tapas" each but ended up not being able to eat 7 dished between the 4 of us. Would recommend vividly

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Ella J
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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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  • Bar scene
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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place is a gem. Their cocktails are unusual and very tasty and the food was delicious. We were told to order 2 "tapas" each but ended up not being able to eat 7 dished between the 4 of us. Would recommend vividly

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Never been before and a little hard to find. Very small and a little old fashioned but the staff were very good and we were a very demanding large table. The small plates were very tasty and the drinks were good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The kitchen closes at 10pm so be warned you may not get the late night tapas you were after! Having said that the cocktails were EXCELLENT.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We came around 2 o'clock so it wasn't busy but even though we were the only customers our waitress was lovely and very attentive. We started off with bread and oils, the bread was served warm and was lush. My friend and I had braised beef ribs and mash with onion jus, omg it was perfect! The beef almost just... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Caught up with my sister yesterday for some tapas and cocktails upon her recommendation. The service was upon arrival was very friendly and intimate, the concise cocktail menu had something for all tastes and we were both very impressed with our choices. The menu is written on a blackboard and presumably changes on a regular basis, we were advised to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Really love this little restaurant! The food is always great and it's nice that the menu changes regularly. Only downside is that it's tiny and there's not always enough room, so you really have to book. Great atmosphere!

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Norfolk
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

For a Wednesday night it was a great atmosphere and busy. We just popped in for drinks and sat by the bar. Staff were friendly and the cocktails were knowledgeably mixed. The lemon curd martini attracted me and got us in the door once I read it on the menu, but it was the lychee martini that was sublime. Best... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My partner and I visited on Saturday and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We had a nice table in the window, and soon got stuck in to the lemon curd martinis and strawberry bellinis - very drinkable! We ordered 5 dishes between the two of us which was plenty. The smoked duck salad was outstanding as was the halloumi and Mediterranean... More 

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Horwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Fab food, friendly staff - highly recommend the lemon curd martinis and the special cocktail with a side of ham. Yum!

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Small, informal and intimate tapas bar, slightly away from the main eateries on King Street. Lemon curd cocktails were fab! Menu chalked on board which I would imagine gets changed quite often. We went for 4 dishes between the 2 of us and some breads which were plenty. Good tasty tapas which were decent portions. We didn't try dessert, just... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Spanish, Pub, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

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 Friday and from 12- midnight on Saturday. Serving coffee, brunch, lunch and tapas in the evening. 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...
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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