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42 King Street

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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never been to No.42 before but chose it as my guest for lunch likes tapas food. I got there early and ordered the Spanish red wine served by the glass, it was so good I then ordered the bottle. We ordered the pork belly and a couple of other dishes that were all freshly prepared and expertly cooked,... More 

Thank Charlie C
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch here visiting my brother in Norwich. Had heard some good things. The place is really charming and I like the decor & it's quite small so you instantly feel welcomed when you come in. Tapas style dishes went down a treat with lovely cocktails, mixed really well. Great menu too and the girl who served us... More 

Thank Annie C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason I went in was because somebody was picking me up from work with my suitcase and they had rung to say they would be late. Not wishing to loiter around King Street (Norwich people will know why!) I went in for a snack and a glass of wine. There is no atmosphere and I was going to... More 

3 Thank cherrypotts
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really disappointing visit. We came for cocktails and would have liked some simple nibbles too, but basically the waitress made it clear they didn't really want us there as our table had a booking an hour later. She wouldn't give us any food. The cocktails tasted like they had no alcohol in them, were not properly mixed and had loads... More 

3 Thank travellery6
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We celebrated our daughters birthday here. The roast dinner was the best we have ever eaten at a restaurant excellent service and so much quality food. We will definitely be back.

Thank PAT20081
London, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

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 

3 Thank BWILS2013
Norwich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 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 

1 Thank Jamie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

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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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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

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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, Bar scene, Romantic
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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