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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn pe30 5dq, England
01553 771 483
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Ranked #1 of 127 restaurants in King's Lynn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $27
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Small, family run, informal bistro with an emphasis on casual dining using local, sustainable produce. Owned and loved by chef owner Richard and his wife Lucy.
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English first
Twyford, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Picked out because of other reviews and it certainly didn't disappoint. Smallish menu but plenty of good options. Run by a very capable couple who chef and front of house. Nice house wines by the carafe. Will certainly visit again if back in the area

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Booked online, given the table we wanted. Outstanding service and conversation with all the waitresses without it being intrusive. Food was extremely tasty and good portions. Ambiance was perfect. Would highly recommend for very good food in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just would like to say that the food and the staff are outstanding and i would recommend this restaurant to any of my friends and family. It was refreashing how much local products they used and how well the food was presented.

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time of eating there with friends. Great well prepared food as always along with friendly knowledgable staff. Will be back again in the near future.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We briefly visited Norfolk to visit some friends, they took us to their favourite restaurant, it was cozy and quite quiet at the time (1pm on a Friday) I ordered the crab salad which was yummy, Wild Sea trout and their chocolate desert. Everything was perfect including our amazing company. The menu is seasonal, and you can tell that they... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Excellent food in a pleasant, historic setting right opposite King's Lynn Minster. Super service at a reasonable price. Quite limited menu but this is often a good thing and everything is cooked to order using local produce wherever possible

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Wiltshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A faultless restaurant experience from start to finish. Friendly professional service, fantastic food in a lovely comfortable restaurant with sensible pricing. This place is serious about seasonality and providence and the menu reflects this both with food and drink. The local bottle Norfolk Ale was lovely. I had three courses and all were delicious and faultless, proper restaurant food but... More

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Norfolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We have been, as a family, on a number of occasions and yet to be disappointed. The friendly and focused service always leads to absolutely fantastic food. There is always something, on all three courses, that hits the spot perfectly and that's something I often find not to be the case elsewhere. Some days I want a burger (the home... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were in King's Lynn for the weekend and this place was recommended by our hotel. And how happy were we?! A very appealing menu of seasonal and locally sourced dishes. Everything we had was delicious. The staff were friendly and genuinely cared about what they were doing. The only (slight) negative was the decor/ambience. Lots of hard surfaces make... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were lucky enough to get a table today for Father's Day lunch, Roast Pork was on the menu. It arrived looking delicious. The pork was succulent laying on top of cabbage, a huge Yorkshire pudding, crunchy roast potatoes, apple sauce, a dish of mixed veg with carrots, French beans and fennel. The gravy was amazing, I had extra it... More

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