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Bolton's Bistro

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Cliftonville Hotel | Seafront, Cromer NR27 9AS, England
01263 512543
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful evening

My boyfriend and I went out to eat here while we were staying close. We went as it opened so it was quiet, the staff were very attentive and quickly got a drinks order, we ordered the house Pinot Grigio which was delicious, we ordered our food, I had a halloumi cheese starter and a mushroom and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Stephanie S
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Called in for Afternoon Tea, and after a very long wait we were finally served and although reasonable in cost, it lacks atmosphere and although has great views overlooking the Sea, Management must make the location more Tourist Friendly and improve upon their service

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I went out to eat here while we were staying close. We went as it opened so it was quiet, the staff were very attentive and quickly got a drinks order, we ordered the house Pinot Grigio which was delicious, we ordered our food, I had a halloumi cheese starter and a mushroom and Stilton tart which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Having read the reviews on here, and staying in the area, I just had to book and taste how good the food was. I have to said it was fantastic and I would recommend anyone who's in Cromer or nearby to visit this place. Oh and I must said the staff are excellent and a credit to them and the... More 

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you eat with us in Bolton's Bistro and found it as good as other reviews say. Thank you so much for your comments about the staff. It is our pleasure to serve you... More 

South Molton, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

attentive service, superb food delivered to table efficiently and with smiles and courteousness. There is nothing that is too much trouble for these delightful hotel owners and their superb staff.

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

That's our pleasure! Many thanks for your lovely comments. We do pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service at all times so we are pleased we have impressed you. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Cliftonville. More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

An excellent place to eat whilst on holiday in Cromer. A good choice of menu for both adults and children.

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My fiancé and visited for dinner last Saturday night. The restaurant is very spacious which is a plus! London restaurants are so crammed. The food was good - I had swordfish which was delicious. Nice generous portion. My partner had lobster Thermidor which he said was average, it did look like melted cheese! Good value though the bread for the... More 

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal with us last Saturday. Your comments have been noted and I can confirm we are undergoing a refurb of some of the older parts of the building. Many thanks. More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We've been to Bolton's Bistro when on holiday for the last 5 or 6 years, and it has had a recent makeover. The staff were very helpful this year - I now have some complex food intolerances and they really helped and took time to make sure that I was catered for. Very considerate. Friendly staff, and the food is... More 

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Our menus cater for many different allergies and we are delighted you enjoyed your meal with us. We will certainly look forward to welcoming you back to The Cliftonville again next year!! More 

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We found the restaurant by doing a search on my phone. Four of us went, one member of the party is gluten, celery and lactose intolerant and another member has a severe nut allergy. The staff were amazing and really went to great lengths to ensure that everything was prepared without gluten etc. We were hoping to return for another... More 

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We do cater for many allergies and we are delighted that Dan was able to look after you so well. As Assistant Manager Dan prides himself in always providing excellent customer service and we are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. More 

Bedfordshire
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went for the crab , early evening. Tasty food, varied menu, we had starters and mains. Children's menu.We took our 13 month old granddaughter and the staff were very helpful and pleasant . Interesting old fashioned Edwardian hotel.Busy restaurant on a Monday evening, we booked a table.

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed your meal with us. We are so lucky here in Cromer to have such fresh produce and of course locally caught Cromer Crab. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

milton keynes
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Found this place by accident & it's AMAZING. Lovely very professional staff. The food was incredible, fresh lobster, crab & vegetables. Also try out the dessert menu.......you must try out the dessert menu.......

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Cromer20, Guest Relations Manager at Bolton's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. We are so lucky having such fresh ingredients here in Cromer and we are delighted that you felt that the food was 'incredible'. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cliftonville Hotel | Seafront, Cromer NR27 9AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: 01263 512543

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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