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Chez Denis

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Red Lion Street | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
+44 1603 764441
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find....small and cozy, making it a lovely atmosphere. One of the best meals we've eaten in a long time...from the first mouthful to the last....perfection! Chef Denis is a must do when in Norwich.

2 Thank Annette H
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my idea of a bistro. Not many tables so a nice atmosphere. Cosy. FrIendly. Unpretentious. Like the twinkly fairylights as you approach. Interesting menu. Very good service from all staff. The owner / chef makes his way around the tables to talk to customers which is nice and makes people feel welcome. Lighting a bit too bright for... More 

1 Thank PMurray
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was sceptical, but the owner of a local tea room recommended it so we cancelled our other reservation and booked here. Very glad we did, it was one of the best meals I've had in recent years. Very refined flavours and dishes crafted with obvious skill. Also excellent rum and a friendly, open atmosphere. The rice and peas was... More 

2 Thank FunkyMunkey106
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I would just like to thank you for a lovely lunch meal myself and my partner had over the xmas period, this was our first visit to your lovely place and next time we visit norwich we will definitely be coming back, friendly and welcoming place with well priced and portioned food, really like the evening menu so hopefully one... More 

3 Thank plumeg1977
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited on xmas eve and we chose from the xmas menu. 2 of our party wished they had chosen from the normal menu as there was more choice. I was very pleased with the jerk chicken. Overall we had a nice time and look forward to returning. Also the rum punch was gorgeous

2 Thank Peter C
Norfolk, England
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

My son and I had lunch here just before Christmas and the meal was very well cooked and very well presented. The staff were very friendly and the prices reasonabe. The restaurant itself is by Looses Cookshop just off Red Lion Street - don't walk past the entrance to the passageway. Well worth a visit to a well run and... More 

2 Thank Thelma1Louise2
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Before I start, I have to admit that I have absolutely no experience with Caribbean/Creole cuisine, so my comments are simply based on the taste and quality of the food, not any past experience or benchmark on which to base my remarks BUT.....the food is DELICIOUS !! I am a great believer that when there is ownership of the business... More 

1 Thank Khunant
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife chose this venue for my 50th, I had been before and enjoyed the food so I was not unhappy about this at all. Family members travelled many miles to be there and my wife had left some 50th birthday decorations to be put out (she was miffed however when they hadn't all been done as agreed). Nevertheless, as... More 

1 Thank Delon C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We found Chez Denis by accident coming out of Looses cook shop while Christmas shopping. We were then thinking of lunch and the wonderful aroma of the restaurant reached our noses. We were quickly shown to our table. We selected from the toasted sandwich selection but the menu was much wider. Our food was well presented and service was faultless.... More 

2 Thank Greenaxxe
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

A friend had booked a table to take us out to dinner on a wednesday, we arrived at about 6.30 but the place was empty. we were seated, ordered some drinks and started to peruse the menu, and when the waitress came back we asked what time most people arrived there. She told us that they didn't usually open on... More 

2 Thank Happiboy1138

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $30
Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion Street | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 764441
Grade 2 listed building, in the centre of Norwich City Centre. Nestled in Orford Yard Red Lion Street near Loose;s kitchen shop.opposite Deberhams Store.

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