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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: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 234
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    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
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
Cromer crab salad, cakes and sandwiches

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
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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Cromer, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We would thoroughly recommend the Bistro for several reasons. Good value food which is very tasty ,I have tried most of things on the menu and all of these are superb. Very helpful staff who are willing to change small details on menu to requirements. Clean and tidy ,tables promptly wiped before each new customer. If large group advisable to... More 

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CHESTERFIELD DERBYSHIRE
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visied this cafe during the early evening on recommendation (closes a little early at 6pm) The food and service was very good - the home made cakes looked delicious

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YORK
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

In Cromer on a late afternoon looking for a meal saw the sign outside offering the crab salad dish very friendly welcome and cosy tables and excellent food and service,

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Suffolk UK
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Liked the menu, the food (tastiest quiche ever, very tasty cottage pie), the local Beer, the Wine, the service, the speed, the prices & the friendly staff. Nothing to dislike all good.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A welcoming, friendly bistro with an extensive menu which includes reasonably priced, value for money dressed crab. For those of us who do not share the love of fish there is a varied selection of alternative dishes all equally reasonably priced. All the food is freshly prepared, well presented, with the well-sized portions being hot and tasty. Along with a... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We ate here on all three nights of our recent stay in Cromer for the annual 'Folk on the Pier' festival.The food, service and value for money were second to none as usual. Many thanks to Sam and the team - see you next year!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A different "feel" from the standard seaside cafes, worth seeking out for its range of home-cooked food

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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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