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The Old Rock Shop Bistro

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10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
01263 511926
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 14
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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly and efficient service

I stumbled on this bistro by accident and realised it is the cafe that a friend raves about and visits often, she lives in the town. We had very good coffee and home made food and we're pleased with our visit although we weren't made aware of coffee fill ups for a pound as other reviewers have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Elizabeth N
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Grenoble, France
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Grenoble, France
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I stumbled on this bistro by accident and realised it is the cafe that a friend raves about and visits often, she lives in the town. We had very good coffee and home made food and we're pleased with our visit although we weren't made aware of coffee fill ups for a pound as other reviewers have mentioned. Well done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The staff are friendly, the service is quick. That the crab is good is a given in this part of East Anglia, but they put it with a fresh salad, and there are excellent homemade sausage rolls among the other options. The Bakewell tarts were warm from the oven, and delicious. We ate one in the cafe, and took two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited this fabulous place several times during our recent stay in Cromer for coffee and cakes. The sausage rolls are amazing as are all the other cakes available (we tried most of them in our five day break)! We even took individual bakewell and coconut tarts home with us they were so good! The cleanliness of the café is... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For a single traveler with a dog a perfect place to visit. Coffee and toast was brilliant. Would fully recommend.

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Bedford, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Having been out all day we found the Old Rock Shop late one afternoon, what a delight, extensive well priced menu and very helpful and friendly staff. Energy boosted with sandwiches and great carrot cake we made our way home. So pleased to have 'discovered' this wonderful place

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Homemade produce of high quality and reasonable prices. This was matched by excellent service from friendly and polite staff. Can't wait to visit again for the best crab sandwich I have ever tasted!

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited The old rock shop after reading the reviews on here and we were very happy with the service and the food,the Cromer crab was very tasty and good value.Also it is dog friendly will visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Following comments on here and wanting some Cromer crab we tried this bistro. We were not disappointed. Lovely salad, new potatoes, coleslaw and a dressed crab. With a pot of tea. Coffee and prawn baguette for the OH. Any coffee refills for £1 what a good idea. Homemade cakes and scones all very nice.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Not what we would call a bistro but ok if all you want is a sandwich. Friendly staff but decor looking 'tired' and loo could do with a 'spruce up' .

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had visited Cromer for the afternoon (Sunday) and decided we would like to have a drink. Unfortunately most of the cafes seemed to be either closed or in the process of closing. Fortunately we found this café where we were well looked after by the staff who were friendly and made us delicious hot chocolate (very tasty). The place... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Rock Shop Bistro

Address: 10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
Phone Number: 01263 511926
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: 01263 511926

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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