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St Benedicts Restaurant

9 St Benedicts, Norwich NR2 4PE, England
+44 (0)1603 765377
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Ranked #114 of 634 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $65 - $65
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: St Benedict's is an authentic French bistro in Norwich's quirky St Benedict's Street. Friendly and relaxed, the dining room attracts Francophiles and fashionistas alike, and is perfect for an indulgent late-night meal, post-shopping pick-me-up or a chic chocolat chaud with friends. We love the slow-cooked crispy duck with braised chicory balsamic reduction and grilled naval orange and the double baked cheese souffle. St Benedict's warm, Van-Gogh-esque navy and yellow interior, sensational wine list and fantastically French waiting staff will transport you across the channel before you can say steak frites.
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A restaurant that has maintained its high standards over many years. Always consistently good. Not big portions but beautifully flavoured. Friendly staff. Avoid busy times as it can become noisy then which spoils the intimate atmosphere. Table d'hote excellent value and good range in ala carte. Special requests available (I have had snails in garlic butter prepared for me, wonderful).... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We went in for lunch today because the restaurant looked very nice and they had a good set meal on offer, The young guy who served us was very attentive. The starter was very average and my main course - cottage pie was hot and tasty but very salty. My partner chose the sea bass which he said was very... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Ate here this evening with my 20 yo son, very pleasant evening. Good food, nicely presented. Youngish-man who served was very kind and attentive, couldn't fault him. £64 for two, three courses, quite reasonable I thought. Would happily return.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We've visited this restaurant many times and found the food and service to be excellent. Our recent visit was so disappointing. My garlic bread roll could hardly be snapped, soup lacked taste and same with the duck starter. The steaks were very fatty and for the first time, all four diners left food for quality reasons. We just wanted to... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Been meaning to try this place out for some time after thoroughly enjoying the sister restaurants pinnochios and the library. Unfortunately, this one did not meet my expectations. There was a lack of ambiance for a Friday evening as the restaurant was not very busy however the meat ordered tasted wonderful. The pork was succulent and the lamb cooked to... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were very pleased to find a restaurant in the heart of Norwich which managed to squeeze in a party of three, not booked, on a busy Saturday night! The menu was imaginative and all three main meals were excellent, oh and the house red was surprisingly good! The deserts, although on the pricey side, we're fabulous and the presentation... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

A really excellent lunch. We came here three years ago and finding ourselves back in Norwich sought this restaurant out again. It did not let us down. From the arrival greeting to our departure we were looked after really well, attentive but not intrusive and just what we like. From our observations that is the service that everyone else had... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were in a group of about 10 for an occasion. Most of us had pre ordered our meal a month or so ago. When the order came not many folk could remember what they had. It would have been helpful if the staff called the name of the person who the food was for. My Grilled peach and buffalo... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Delicious food, well presented and changed menu for individual requirements. Two young staff delightful. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely return. Do support the Norwich independent restaurants we do not want to loose them.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

You can only comment on your experience at the time and ours is as follows. Staff pleasant and attentive but not over so. Food was excellent I can recommend the cheese soufflé. Special mention for the young guy who was managing as he seemed to be enjoying his job which showed to us at least. Table was booked for 8,... More

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