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Rocket House Cafe

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Coffee Shop, English, Contemporary
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The Gangway, Cromer, England
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Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 143
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Obviously Doesn't Want My Repeat Custom

Old age has weakened my eyesight but I'm pretty sure there was no sign saying 'No Waitress Service, order at checkout' , a sign that would have saved us twiddling our thumbs whilst waiters rushed past. Ok, not a major point but surely the Wait staff get sick of being asked 20 times a shift...? The... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
lunatic_cafe
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Darwins Waiting Room (Norfolk UK)
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Dessert
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248 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Darwins Waiting Room (Norfolk UK)
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Old age has weakened my eyesight but I'm pretty sure there was no sign saying 'No Waitress Service, order at checkout' , a sign that would have saved us twiddling our thumbs whilst waiters rushed past. Ok, not a major point but surely the Wait staff get sick of being asked 20 times a shift...? The service area being dirty... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My tea spoon had some kind of encrusted food stuck to it which I didn't notice until after I had stirred my drink. Yuck! I ordered a toasted tea cake which when it came was wholemeal and very dry. The automatic door to the Lift wasn't working (and wasnt last time I went 3 months ago either so I presume... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Excellent sea view Our food was tasty, good, freshly prepared and reasonably priced. Service and welcome was good venue was obviously popular with locals as quite busy for a weekday in February, In the summer there would be more seating avalable as there is also outdoor terrace seating

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Food ok my son had a plain burger that tasted horrible , limited kids menu ,very noisy atmosphere but service was good and quick

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Cant believe this cafe hasnt got the top spot on Trip Advisor??!! Excellent lunches, cakes, snacks, and teas and coffees. Portions are generous, and reasonably priced. Lots of specials on the board. Best views over the beach!!! Would highly recommend.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

First visit of the year. There has been a slight makeover during the January close. The cafe aims to serve seasonal dishes made from fresh ingredients with as few food miles as possible. The food is always excellent, portions more than ample and service efficient. The salads served with dishes are seasonal, always good and are nicely dressed. The homemade... More 

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KIng's Lynn
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

ok I know I've reviewed here before, however just want to tell you this is still a great place to eat. Quick service and very reasonable prices too. Life is good as you chill out here looking over the sea and knowing its all ahhhhh, relaxing.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Whether popping in for a coffee & scone, a nice lunch after a walk to Overstrand and back, or a meal before the end of the pier show, this place never disappoints. The menu gives plenty of choice, the cakes are always fresh and tasty and the service is with a smile. Clean, bright and comfortable and with lovely views... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

What a great place,why didn't I discover it years ago. Great varied menu all home made. Coffee and cakes to die for.

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KIng's Lynn
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

ahh to be warm with good food, a sea view and good friends to chat to. Here the service was quick, the food good, well done for having portobello mushroom burgers on your menu, yummy. We got there just after mid day and had no problem find a table for 4, however it quickly filled up, testimony to how good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Gangway, Cromer, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, English, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?