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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Excellent maitre d.

Had dinner here last night. Was recommended by a friend about the great lobster served here. Lobster was out of season...no mention of this anywhere so was little disappointed but the food we had was excellent. The maitre d is ama ing! Very attentative and chatty so made you feel comfortable. Nice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Enfield
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Enfield
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here last night. Was recommended by a friend about the great lobster served here. Lobster was out of season...no mention of this anywhere so was little disappointed but the food we had was excellent. The maitre d is ama ing! Very attentative and chatty so made you feel comfortable. Nice young lads waiting on tables who were very... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I stayed in Cromer last week in the off season it's normal hard to find such quality food in the closed season I was there with 4 friends from around Europe which all commented on how good the service and food was we all had diffarent meals off the menu starters main and deserts was all perfect in every way... More 

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Ipswich
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were one of only a few parties in one weekday evening in late January. It was great to return to the warmth of the Cliftonville. We enjoyed dinner in the bar area whilst the Bistro was being refurbished. We were well looked after by the 'MaitreD' and the barman. The hotel lobby has great character. As ever the meal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Visiting Cromer for the first time in August 2014, stayed in a nearby B&B. Dining daily in Bolton's Bistro, and maintaining a change to healthy eating (in the face of a resort bursting with temptations) I had two starters each time: enjoyed beetroot, tuna, smoked trout, apple, tomatoes, halloumi, balsamic. The main course plates being served up to other tables... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I travel to Cromer frequently to visit family and Bolton`s Bistro is always a favoured choice for a family dinner out. The booking this year was for a party of 11 on New Years Day and although the reservation was made late the staff were most accommodating in catering for all our wishes.The menu offered a good choice of dishes... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I were in Cromer on Sunday looking for somewhere for Lunch to polish off a quiet weekend away and we spotted this unlikely venue. From the outside it looked like an extension of the Hotel it resides within, but once inside you see the character for itself. The waiter was very polite and welcomed us in very... More 

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london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We thought we would try Boltons whilst visiting the area. We were left disappointed! I ordered the Seabass; and my partner the Lobster; I couldn't find my fish due to the amount of thick sauce poured all over the fish! What is a delicate fish was ruined by a gloopy sauce which was over powering and over cooked the fish... More 

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great yarmouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Excellent food and staff the menu was varied. Comfortable setting. Service was quick and at no time did we feel rushed. On the 2nd visit. Staff had remembered small details about our trip which was lovely. can't wait for return visit

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had excellent meals - crab and lobster thermidor for my husband, who was celebrating his birthday, and roast duckling for me - served by friendly staff in a cheerful, bustling environment. The price was reasonable and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening..

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Although staying at hotel next door, we decided to visit here for a lobster meal which was very nice but have had better. We also had lunch there which was very expensive for sandwiches for two and a drink each. The fillings were very inadequate for the price paid and really cannot recommend them.

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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?