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42 King Street

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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was looking forward to try this place following so many positive reviews but sadly have to say myself and my friends were very disappointed with our visit. We visited on Saturday night. We didn't eat so can't comment on food but did order some cocktails. It was difficult to get the waitresses attention when we first got in despite the... More 

1 Thank BWILS2013
Norwich, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back again for a roast and it didn't disappoint. We chose pork belly and rib of beef (bones kindly removed by chef). Served with a plentiful supply of accompaniments: roast potatoes, pickled red cabbage, a white cabbage and green bean medley, 4 giant Yorkshire puddings, a bowl of crackling, a bowl of roasted goodness (beetroot, parsnips and carrots) - all... More 

Thank Jamie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first visit and experience with tapas. The food was fresh and perfectly cooked and plentiful for tapas size. The service was attentive and the staff made us feel special customers. Thank you to those on duty .

Thank 70Grandparents
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

After a friend had done a lot of searching, 42 king street came up and being cocktail kings and queens, we thought we'd give a go... it did not fail! The food was great (the sweet potato with chorizo cream is a top recommendation) the other dishes we had were amazing too. The cocktails were pretty damn good. Our service... More 

Thank gabandjim
Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Nice informal atmosphere. Not many covers so not overcrowded. Top Tip - Dishes are so interesting it is tempting to over-order - bumping up both indigestion and price. Therefore order slowly and enjoy the ambience at a more leisurely pace

Thank ferrarinorwich
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Took my sister and wife for a treat after hearing good things from my foodie mates and was amazed...! One of the best sauces I've ever had (I nearly bit the waitresses arm off when she tried to take the plate away... all I wanted was more bread to soak that sauce up...and i got it...hmmm) a real jewel. Highly... More 

Thank jamie m
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This restaurant serves exceptional food. The dishes on the menu are always changing so a repeat visit will never be boring. What makes the place unique is its small scale. Diners are given individual attention and the kitchen can concentrate on providing stunning tapas-style meals. The most surprising thing about 42 KS is that it doesn't seem to be in... More 

Thank NotTheReverendBevan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time today for lunch whilst in Norwich. Forget the chain food outlets for lunch and head down here instead. Fabulous cocktails, freindly and fast service and above all amazing food!!! Everything we tried was outstanding. A hidden gem that will be first on our go to list when we are back in Norfolk

Thank scheurich1969
Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I came here as a solo diner on a business trip, and although tapas is typically for sharing, they were more than happy to accommodate me. I arrived just as the kitchen was beginning to close but they went out of their way to serve me which was really lovely. I went for the mussels with chorizo and spinach which... More 

Thank josiemay15
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Booked this for a group of 10 girls for a birthday celebration. We opted for the price per head menu rather than the usual price per plate menu and it was fantastic value. The variety and quality of food served was simply outstanding. The food arrived as soon as it was ready and in plentiful supply. The staff were just... More 

Thank Teany79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 623971
We are a friendly little cocktail and world tapas bar in central Norwich. We change the menus fairly regularly keeping things interesting and seasonal and put alot of love into what we do. We have an extension selection of spirits and a lovely selection of wines and beers. We are open from 10am - midnight Monday to Saturday. Serving coffee, lunch and tapas. Whether you want a well crafted cocktail, a tasty tapas dish or of course both, we are happy to have you! Hope to see you soon...

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