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42 King Street

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Bar, 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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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Girls night out

Visited last night as a girls night out and had a great time. Great selection of tapas dishes which arrived piping hot and delicious. Also fabulous cocktails and service excellent without rushing us to leave the restaurant where we stayed until closing time. Throughly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
debo71
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited last night as a girls night out and had a great time. Great selection of tapas dishes which arrived piping hot and delicious. Also fabulous cocktails and service excellent without rushing us to leave the restaurant where we stayed until closing time. Throughly recommended.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

From the outside this restaurant looks nothing special but step inside for some very tasty treats. No 42 is one of our most favourite restaurants, The menu changes fairly regularly with the menu choked up on a board and the choice is quite varied from curries to sausage and deck egg hash to salted squid. The only thing they have... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a little gem, great cocktails and wonderfully vibrant menu of various tapas size dishes. Great for a small dinner or for a feast. This place has a great peaceful atmosphere and was a lovely way to spend my evening

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Ate here over the weekend & thoroughly enjoyed it. The idea of serving food in a tapas style is a good one & a sociable way of eating we thoroughly enjoyed, the food is an eclectic mix of several cuisines but was all fresh & tasty as were the cocktails which were different from your typical cocktail menu. The restaurant... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a wonderful little restaurant tucked out of the way. It only has six tables so I would recommend booking in advance and early in the evening. The food was great, brought out as and when the chef has prepared it and all of them tasted wonderful - I would tell anyone to buy the BBQ ribs. 5 dishes... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went there on Wednesday evening , didn't appreciate being told we had ordered too much , bottom line is if I'm paying I will order what I want , strange really becsuse as a business you would think that they would want you to order more , to be honest they made us feel a bit uncomfortable , anyway that... More 

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Brighton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Be warned you will probably need to book here if you are planning on going Fri, Sat or Sun. The system is simple, order your drinks, and pick a few dishes from the tapas style menu. However, this is an eclectic mix of world dishes, we ordered a Thai, a Chinese, a Malay and a Spanish dish. With bread and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This restaurant has a great atmosphere as it's small and intimate. The staff really are attentive without being in your face. We all shared our meals, first the whole camembert with home made chutney, then Thai spicy soup with fish, chilli been burritos, smoked haddock on a bed of roasted fresh vegetables, and salt and peppered squid. Each main course... More 

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Norwich
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went here with a group of close friends for a birthday celebration. Started the night with some really good cocktails and then went for every tapas selection on the menu ( there was six of us)! Service was really good and the food was fantastic. A hidden gem that we will visit again.

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Booked a table for valentines day as we were to be staying in Norwich for the weekend. I booked the table based solely on reviews and was slightly nervous that it wouldnt be as good as i had hoped. However, shortly after arrival i was confident that all the other positive reviews were spot on. The atmosphere was fantastic and... 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, 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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