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Chez Denis

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

I do not get to go to Chez Denis nearly enough... so each visit is a real treat and I have never been left disapointed. Firstly you book your table and it's yours for the evening no one rushing you for the next customers who are hovering. The staff are friendly giving enough attention to your needs without being overbearing.... More 

2 Thank Suzanne D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for our Wedding Anniversary as a special evening out with all the family and was not disappointed. Denis came to the table and talked through a few dishes then off to the kitchen to prepare each dish to your taste. We chose some great Creole dishes; needless to say there was food envy all round and much sharing.... More 

1 Thank Mark P
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both myself and a work colleague arranged an evening here as struggling for a reservation in the city centre. Arranged a table reservation with Denis himself via email. And the four of us were very impressed from start to finish. A beautiful small restaurant with great decor. As soon as we walked in we were Met with a lovely warm... More 

1 Thank Sunderlandonetwo
Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great evening with friends at Chez Denis. Have visited for lunch but this was first time for dinner. Wide choice of dishes to suit every taste, all freshly cooked to order by the owner, who comes to each table to make sure everyone has enjoyed their meals. Intimate venue and thoroughly recommended.

1 Thank Penny B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food excellent flavours and a huge choice. All cooked fresh with individual tastes catered for. Denis himself comes to each table afterwards to makes sure that everyone enjoyed their meals. A very friendly atmosphere is created at this restaurant.

1 Thank John W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out for the day with my daughter we remembered a cafe from a past visit & set out to find it. To our surprise it had gone & was replaced by Chez Denis. What a find! Very different from other establishments & a great lunchtime treat. My daughter has a severe gluten & dairy allergy & eating out can be... More 

1 Thank MagsB57
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch today. I had chicken roti, my wife had salmon in a Creole sauce, and our sons had BBQ ribs and jerk chicken. They were all freshly cooked, tasty and filling. Denis came out of the kitchen for a chat and was extremely charming. The bill was under £50 including drinks. Worth coming to Norwich for this... More 

2 Thank Paul W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service & great food! Found this gem by chance. Will definitely be back to try the jerk chicken & curry. Family friendly.

2 Thank Barbara R
Colchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We dined as a party of three on a Saturday night. We had heard good things about Chez Denis, and were not disappointed. The service is friendly and welcoming. One of our party was a little late, but the staff made no bones about this, and were keen to reassure us that the table was ours for the whole evening.... More 

2 Thank 916Andrew
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We found this gorgeous little place by following the smell whilst out shopping in Norwich! To be honest I probably would have walked passed and not even noticed it had it been closed... it was the amazing smells coming from there that attracted us and it wasn't a disappointment! The food was fantastic and I liked the fact that the... More 

2 Thank Ann F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $30
Caribbean, French, Jamaican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?