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The Bank House

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$$$
French, British, Contemporary, Bistro
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Bank House Hotel, Bar & Brasserie | King's Staithe Square, King's Lynn, England
01553-66-04-92
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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect spot with and awesome outside garden.

Long time I was looking for a place with the outside seating area, where one can have a nice alcoholic drink and a bite to eat, out in a fresh air,not being disturbed by traffic or by passers. This place is just perfect for that. Very clean, good food, premium taste lager and all for a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
hornblower1492
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Long Sutton
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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English first
Long Sutton
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Long time I was looking for a place with the outside seating area, where one can have a nice alcoholic drink and a bite to eat, out in a fresh air,not being disturbed by traffic or by passers. This place is just perfect for that. Very clean, good food, premium taste lager and all for a very reasonable price. Definitely... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Although the food itself was quite satisfactory the service and whole event was terrible. Firstly we were placed on a table in a doorway which accessed outside so we constantly had people pushing by the table who felt they had to apologise each time because they were interrupting so much. Throughout the whole afternoon we were never offered or received... More 

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Jeannette G, Owner at The Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always grateful to customers who take the time to give us feedback. However I am very sorry to hear you had such a disappointing experience. We pride ourselves on our afternoon teas, and aim to make tea a really special event with delicious sandwiches and cakes, elegantly presented and friendly efficient service, and... More 

St. Clement, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Myself and my husband went to the Bank House for afternoon tea. Lovely friendly, welcoming service. The afternoon tea was fantastic value with amazing cakes, love the flapjack. Would highly recommend.

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The bar OK, restaurant ok if your not an oap!! turned out to be a, what I would call a boutique resteraunt, very swish, staff so polite and helpful, even told us they did rooms, over our budget OK if your not on an oap's budget!! Would have loved to stay one night, if only!!!

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As soon as we arrived we were met by a very professional and yet friendly lady who took our drinks order and offered us a seat. Our drinks arrived with-in a couple of minutes along with the menus offering a huge choice across a wide range of food types. The food was delicious and the service continued as it had... More 

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Terrington St Clement
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Boring food, dreadful service, not enough staff, long wait, restaurant pretty dreadful and depressing colour.... Bar is nice tho....great building

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Jeannette G, Owner at The Bank House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always grateful to customers who take the time to give us feedback. Clearly your visit did not impress, which I much regret.. We all work very hard to ensure that each customer's experience is a pleasurable one. All our food is cooked from scratch on the premises, using quality fresh ingredients, and our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This ex bank now gourmet restaurant has a wide selection of great food and service in a beautiful historic location.

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wonderful food and service in a picturesque setting. Ideal for a special occasion and quite reasonable.

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King's Lynn
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Omg...never a bad meal. Exc choice, good atmosphere, respectful friendly staff. Would recommend to others. Visited there as a couple, with friends and a party. Some hiccups but professionally managed

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Early Friday evening. Restaurant full but lady boss - I think. - found me a table Excellent food and welcoming

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bank House Hotel, Bar & Brasserie | King's Staithe Square, King's Lynn, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: 01553-66-04-92

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 47
  • Cuisine: French, British, Contemporary, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?