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The Waterfront

310 Church Road, Kessingland NR33 7SB, England
+44 1502 741525
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“paella” (34 reviews)
“steak diane” (7 reviews)
“duck wrap” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
310 Church Road, Kessingland NR33 7SB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely setting overlooking the beach for a fantastic paella Thursday evening. Very good meal at a very good price too.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank m15rce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in the area for a late autumn break and decided to have a stroll on beach and eat at the Waterfront at lunchtime. Nice welcome, efficient service and the food was delicious. The puddings were so scrummy, our party of four enjoyed it all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roo159
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious as always. Still thinking about it today it was just all soooo goood !!! Friendly staff who have time to chat. Can’t wait until we return.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Fearless588696
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Returned on Friday for lunch. Good welcome & restaurant was warm on a cold day. Olives to start with very good then a excellent spiced Chicken kebab great. Good prices, again will return

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank EastofEngland
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Had pleasant enough meal - reasonably priced but felt it didn’t have the atmosphere of the old place - has the chef changed- last night it just wasn’t as good as before

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gadiss
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Went for an evening meal with the family, after positive reviews, found staff helpful, atmosphere pleasant and setting well spaced and pleasing. Our relations had a nice meal and excepted the price of the meal because of that. My partner and myself on the other...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chrissykins2014
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went here on the last day of our holiday and had a lovely meal in a very nice setting. The staff were very friendly and the food tasted every bit as good as it looked.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brenda B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

eat three times at The Waterfront in September,fantastic people ,food and setting. Only problem is --if I give a good review it will get booked up and I will not get in again !!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank StuS48
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Been trying to eat here for a while but it's always been fully booked when we've tried. However, struck lucky the other day and had one of the best lunches for a long, long time. The weather was perfect so we sat outside. Great menu...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frostipops
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service, great people, great, friendly atmosphere. Blackened salmon with sweet potato fries was awesome and the chocolate and peanut butter cheese cake was delicious. Definitely recommend a visit. Loved it.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ange G
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May 20, 2018|
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Response from lellyHull | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
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May 29, 2017|
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Response from Nikkibeardog | Reviewed this property |
Dogs only allowed outside where there area few tables. Not allowed inside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Church Road, Kessingland NR33 7SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Kessingland
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 741525
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