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Cafe Lilli

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$$$
Italian, International
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83-85 High Street, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1AE, England
01642 554422
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 165
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food is amazing.

This is a little gem of a place on the high street in Norton, Food is excellent and the service is too. The only thing for me is that it can become a little noisy at times. Food is cooked fresh and is of a very high quality. Recommended for both lunch and dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
LadyElliebelle
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County Durham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
County Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a little gem of a place on the high street in Norton, Food is excellent and the service is too. The only thing for me is that it can become a little noisy at times. Food is cooked fresh and is of a very high quality. Recommended for both lunch and dinner.

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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have not been for a while but it was recommended by a friend. It was busy which is a very good sign on Thursday evening. The staff are friendly and a table was booked on open table app. We had a nice table for 2 with nice bottle of wine. We skipped the starter and ordered the sea bass... More 

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My wife and I had a lovely night in this restaurant. The service was very good and all the staff were so friendly, including the owner who also came to the table for a chat. The food was excellent and we could not fault anything about the evening. Great atmosphere to. Give it a try.

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

For the life of me I dont know why I have only just discovered this establishment! My first visit was between lunch and the evening service (2-3pm) so as expected it was fairly quiet. We were given the lunch menu and the array of specials on the specials board caused some excitement. We asked the waitress if we could have... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal on one of our favourite restaurants . We had the early bird two course meal which is highly recommended . We all enjoyed the meals but the sea bass was s particular favourite . Nice relaxed atmosphere too

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Teesside
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It's a while since we have visited this lovely restaurant but I was especially pleased last night when my favourite dish was on the menu - Sea Bass, well not only favourite but a different recipe including leeks and red crunchy onions - absolutely gorgeous. While many restaurants have mixed reviews on occasion, I have never been disappointed - that... More 

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My wife & I go to Cafe Lilli every week and really enjoy our evenings there, the food is lovely, the decor is really nice since it has been refurbished and the staff are absolutely first class. Despite the majority of them being quite young they are very experienced, friendly and professional, they never fail to greet us whenever we... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Lilli is definitely one of our favourite spots, somewhere we are happy to drive to when the occasion calls. As usual the service was brilliant bread brought immediately to the table and a good selection of drinks on offer. I had a Sicilian lemonade which was absolutely delicious. To start I had the anti pasti selection, perfectly sized for a... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

The pioneering restaurant that kick-started the social scene again in Norton village. A nice, pretty restaurant which boasts a French-inspired menu. It's a little pricey compared to the other restaurants on the High Street, but I've always enjoyed my meal when I've been there. Potential downsides are the menu itself, it doesn't vary very often, it would be nice to... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

First guests in as we had been driving through after picking up a new car . Took advantage of the happy hour menu. WOW - The starter was fresh and plentiful Mains I had the sliders and my GF had the fish. The home made relish was melt in your mouth and her fish was cooked to perfection. Will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 83-85 High Street, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: 01642 554422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?