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Market Cross Restaurant

Market Place, Swaffham, England
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Ranked #13 of 27 restaurants in Swaffham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Went for lunch today, had sandwiches which were fine, nothing special. Service was okay but waitress a little frosty, not much of a sense of humour. Probably would not return.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went here for soup on a cold December day, not great, the atmosphere wasn't very nice or welcoming and the service was unfriendly and slow, the soup of the day was awful, a tin of tomato soup at home would have been much nicer! I wouldn't go back.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Visited here in the first summer this restaurant was open so as we were in Norfolk we thought we'd make another visit. The decor is lovely with a nice outside seating area. The cream tea is delicious, mouth watering scones with lovely clotted cream and jam. A lovely place to go for a snack, lunch, evening meal or just a... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went to this cafe in the morning when we stayed in nearby Beachamwell. After wandering around Swaffham looking for a place we can have our breakfast in, we spotted this place. It is probably the most inviting cafe in Swaffham, as other places look a little bit too 'local'. We enjoyed our coffee and blt. It's definitely good for... More

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

As always a friendly place to eat, with well presented tasty food. Although unusually we had to ask the waiter to exchange our cups for ones that did not have tea stain on. Always a treat to eat here. We were lucky enough to be blessed with sunshine so we could sit outside.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stopped on a whim during a busy lunchtime service. We sat outside enjoying the sunshine. They didn't have time to stop and chat but were polite and helpful. The food was first rate, crayfish salad and a good selection of non alcoholic cold drinks too. Inside is very quaint and full of character. I will be going back.

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england
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181 reviews 181 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stopped by with friends for coffee and scones, it's a very quaint old building with small rooms and old furniture, there is also tables outside. We had a selection of scones between us, which were all very nice, the cappuccino was just ok. As for the staff, they need to be more cheerful.

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Lovely little restaurant, very pretty but the food was very disappointing, greasy food. Left feeling quite ill. Very poor, will certainly not be going again!

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I always try and stop here on my way to North Norfolk. The coffee is fantastic and I love the quaintness of the place. I have always found the staff really friendly and helpful. Great food too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was such a pretty place, and the home made soup was nice - hate nice, the service was slow and the waitress was miserable, such a disappointment, not an experience that I'd care to repeat.

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