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The Pocket Bistro - CLOSED

The Guineas Shopping Centre 74 The Rookery, Newmarket CB8 8EQ, England
+44 1638 674128
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The Guineas Shopping Centre 74 The Rookery, Newmarket CB8 8EQ, England
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

I went to try this place but it is no longer in existence. It will become a Greek venue soon. This will then be the third regime in the last few years.

2  Thank RealgeordieBoy
ChefTrang, Manager at The Pocket Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

We sold up 4 weeks ago, after over 4 years trading. Well spotted Geordie boy!!!!

Reviewed June 21, 2017

Always a great place to go for lunch, dinner or a special occasion however sadly closing down on Thursday 22nd June 2017

3  Thank FiJoRa
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

So pleased we came across The Pocket Bistro for dinner. A cosy and clean restaurant, fabulous food, friendly and attentive service - high standards all round. Will definitely return next time in town and would highly recommend it.

1  Thank Amays1
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Travelled too Newmarket on Friday for a 60th birthday on the Saturday Checked the restaurant out on trip advisor good reviews was not not disappointed, the two friends we were with are vegetarians nothing on the menu they liked but the waitress sorted a meal...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Great choice of dishes. Friendly welcome on arrival and a delicious dinner. Whatever time of day you visit, a first class experience is guaranteed. No surprise that the Pocket Bistro has been the number one restaurant in Newmarket for some time. 👻👻

Thank puppies105
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We called in for a lunch, we are vegetarian but they happily amended the menu to accomodate us.Really nice atmosphere will definitelt return.

Thank nokando
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice cozy place, in the guinea shopping centre , I had a sandwich with 3 cheeses and a broccoli soup, a glass of red and I paid 15£ , excellent service !!!

Thank Olivia J
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Had not been to the Pocket Bistro for some time so arrived in hope - we were not disappointed. Service was prompt, good, friendly but not overbearing. The menu reflects the size of the place but everything we had was excellent quality, well cooked and...More

Thank David D
Reviewed May 17, 2017

A continental restaurant feel with a good choice of menu. A Saturday night and most tables filled. A pleasant change and the food tasty.

Thank colinleslie
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We were shopping in Newmarket & were in need of coffee and a snack lunch when we found this attractive restaurant. The hand-written board outside drew us in, suggesting a genuine ambience and home-made fare; we were not disappointed. The surroundings were extremely comfortable and...More

Thank gkesterp
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Guineas Shopping Centre 74 The Rookery, Newmarket CB8 8EQ, England (Formerly Rhubard)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 674128
  • E-mail
WE HAVE NOW CHANGED OUR NAME TO THE POCKET BISTRO!! Small family run restaurant producing everything from scratch in our own kitchen, utilising the best local produce we can source. From homemade scones, soup or a sandwich to a varied A la Carte menu with daily fish & game specials.
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