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Florence Cafe

21 St. James Street, King's Lynn PE30 5DA, England
01553 770500
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Ranked #17 of 131 Restaurants in King's Lynn
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Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I don't know what makes this an excellent place, I think it must just be the whole package. Occasionally we get given things which weren't quite what we'd asked for but, well, if you often enough it's bound to happen! Good food, good selection of cakes, teas, good atmosphere. We keep going back.

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East Anglia
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is my second review of Florence Cafe, having been visiting them since 2010 ish. I probably visit once every couple of months. I have found the service and food to be consistently very good. Particularly the amazing cakes. I can't leave without taking one of their generous cakes slabs away! It is such a lovely, family run local business.... More

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Kings lynn
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This a small friendly tea house set over many floor levels. The decor is 'shabby chic', but delightful and comfortable. You will be sure of a warm welcome, good quality food and service.

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Yorkshire, Ohio
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stumbled across Florence café on a brief stop at Kings Lynn. Not so prepossessing from the outside - you have to peer in to see that it is truly a gem. Each table, each chair, all individually put together with 'shabby chic' flair. The cloths, crockery, everything unique and quirky, in a very old cottagy style building near the Minster... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

What can I say, but the food here is to die for. I can honestly say that I have never tasted baking and home cooked dinners like it. They have what seems like a thousand teas to taste, and the cakes are all home made. I was beginning to think they were totally self reliant and didn't need any suppliers!!!... More

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TX
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We enjoyed delicious cakes and cups of tea at Florence Cafe, and were impressed by the friendliness of the staff and the cute decor. We arrived shortly before closing, and were the only visitors in the place, but did note that there is ample seating both upstairs and down. Very sweet shop, and we can highly recommend it as a... More

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lincs uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

we stumbled upon this cafe by chance when looking for lunch ,its a place with proper teacups and pretty tablecloths .We ordered a panini which came with coleslaw,salad and crisps and was huge also carrot cake which tasted homemade both were delicious,we would definitely visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Very pleasant tea rooms,slow but friendly service and good food. The only downside is the time taken for the food to arrive, about 30 minutes and there were only a few tables occupied. So great for a leisurely lunch but don't pop in for a quick snack if time is tight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We are regulars at Florence's and consider it a jewel in Lynn. A wonderful, friendly place that often "feels" like you are visiting family. A good variety of teas and the home baked goods are divine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

A lovely tearoom. We visited this afternoon and sat outside in the small courtyard out the back, under the grape vines. The service was excellent and friendly. Their teas selection is good and we had Ceylon Orange Pekoe tea served in china cups. They had a good selection of interesting freshly made sandwiches - we tried a Brie,Bacon and Grape,... More

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