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Cafe Cru Restaurant

North Drive | The Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth NR30 1EQ, England
+44 1493 842000
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
North Drive | The Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth NR30 1EQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends and enjoyed a lovely evening at Cafe Cru. We were shown straight to our table and the drinks we ordered on our way in were served. We all had starters. I had Crommer Crab which was beautifully presented. I had Rib eye...More

Thank Conor b
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased you had a lovely experience in café Cru ,we look forward to welcoming you back

Reviewed May 8, 2018

Café Cru shares it menu with the adjacent The Terrace. We dined in The Terrace which offers a smart and contemporary room to dine in on a raised, enclosed platform accessed by stairs and with views of the sea cross the road. - Everything was...More

Thank RabbitDinesOut
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thank you for the very thorough review I am glad you enjoyed all your food.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited for an evening meal. Staff were very friendly and professional. Food fabulous and beautifully presented 😄 Wine menu very interesting. Super super super.. Well worth a visit

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ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for such a great review, Super super super is super news to me!

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a cold rainy sunday evening. We ate in the terrace area which was quite drafty and cold despite the electric heaters. The restaurant was very quiet with little atmosphere. The food, however, was very nice. We has fish and chips and...More

Thank JONandTRACY
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for the great review,glad you enjoyed your food,the Terrace does have a great view but as it is not a conservatory it does have open spaces, we always serve in Bar Fizz for people that feel the cold!

Reviewed March 31, 2018

Arrived a bit early so we can have a drink first.the staff were all very polite and helpful,asked price of dover sole price ok. Well that my dinner sorted.with plenty of fine food and champagne the experience very very good. Absolutely no complaints at all...More

Thank shabbyNorfolk
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Thank you for such lovely kind words,we are very proud of the wonderful people we have that work with us.

Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice tasty food, restaurant menu has a good choice although a little pricey. Guinea fowl and mini lamb pie is very well recommended!

Thank MM1984MM
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Superb and 5 stars makes us very happy ! Thank you

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Delightful afternoon tea, with various freshly made sandwiches and scones, wonderful cakes, served on the Terrace overlooking the seafront. My daughter and I choose the afternoon tea option but were almost tempted by the lunchtime menu. Great staff, Jill our waitress was friendly and welcoming...More

Thank NorwichGent
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

There is nothing like a treat on a dull day and I am glad your afternoon tea did the trick!

Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant yet again came up with a great meal from its latest menu. Also serving seasonal food Dover Sole is on the menu and what a fish it was. The size was amazingly and the flavours excellent. Served with accompanying seasonal vegetables and a...More

Thank Steve H
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you so much for the superb and generous comments,Dover Sole is a favourite of mine also!

Reviewed December 20, 2017

We went as guests for a rotary dinner earlier in the week and must say the food was exceptional !! normally when cooking for larger parties we have found that the quality of food & service suffers but certainly not this time .. Well done...More

Thank unitedkk
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you so much for the great 5 stars,glad to hear you will be back!

Reviewed December 9, 2017

The staff were very friendly .The 2 waiters looked after our Works xmas party very well .The taller one was very helpful and courteous .The food was excellent ,the title says it all.The food was all perfect and well presented .We will go there again...More

Thank onetwaddle
ImperialHotelGY, Owner at Cafe Cru Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

So pleased to hear that your Christmas party was the best ever, and that we can expect you again. Happy Christmas

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Stuart655
November 23, 2017|
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Response from ImperialHotelGY | Property representative |
Sorry for delay in responding however I am afraid we have no wheelchair access or toilets for Cafe Cru due to the building being so old and the restaurant being lower ground level ,we do have a chair lift at the front door... More
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John W
June 23, 2015|
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Response from ImperialHotelGY | Property representative |
It is not necessary to book midweek and we would love to welcome you to Café Cru at the Imperial Hotel. However if you knew when you were coming a phone call to check we had availability may be a good idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Drive | The Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth NR30 1EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 842000
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  • This restaurant is at Imperial Hotel
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