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Market Bistro

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11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We were staying at the Congham Hall Hotel and drove into town just to find something to eat. We happened to drive past this place and did a quick google search to find it had positive reviews so we decided to give it a go. The food was delicious, the only dish we did not really enjoy was the chicken... More 

Thank chloe824
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to the Market Bistro - based on other reviews. We were not disappointed. The staff were welcoming, attentive and very friendly, but not intrusive. The menu may seem a little quirky but the quality of the food cannot be faulted. Before the meal we were given a beetroot and goats cheese macaroon which was simply... More 

Thank DavidH-KL
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134 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a town which suffers from a poor image, quite unfairly I would say. They have so many listed buildings it is hard to believe. The place to aim for is Saturday Market Place. Quite stunning with lots of parking under the shade of a commanding old church. In this very square is located Market Bistro. Outside is unadorned... More 

Thank RestingEngland
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I have visited The Market Bistro on a number of special occasions, and it's our go to place in King's Lynn for celebrations. It is clear that they are passionate about what they do, and locally sourced produce. The front of house team are consistently agreeable. Casual yet courteous, interested yet not too intrusive. The food is... More 

Thank jimmymp23
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a table here for five people including my 7 year old, but I saw the reviews and that this is the second best restaurant in kings lynn and they opened about 6pm for dinner which is nice to be able to take children, so we thought we would give it a try and I am so glad we... More 

Thank katrina s
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot fault the warmth, friendliness and attention of the staff as well as the high quality presentation and deliciousness of the food. They deserve any awards they achieve.

Thank Alan D
United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting Kings Lynn for the weekend I had booked a table at Market Bistro to celebrate my wife's birthday. If I do say so myself I made a truly excellent choice. We had a fantastic meal with great wine (Stellenbosch). Our meal was very tasty, cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. Front of house staff were very attentive and... More 

Thank Stephen S
United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having at long last visited this restaurant today I felt I must share the experience. The food was amazing, the service friendly and the restaurant cosy. Lunchtime special - two courses for £17 per person. Well worth the money. A customer on a nearby table ask for gluten free dishes which were explained in detail. We will definitely return.

Thank Fred20Herts
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went here including two New Zealanders, one of whom had lamb (weird?) and said it was the best he had had anyway, including NZ. The pig's cheeks, duck liver pate, etc etc were faultless. The free tasting of the beetroot and goat's cheese meringue were matchless. We cannot recommend this place highly enough. The staff were most... More 

Thank Cordit3
Stockport, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best dining experience I have had in many years. Wonderful food, great ambience and an overall excellent experience. I think this says it all. Expect to pay around £50 per head including wine

Thank Martin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $27
British, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: 441553771483
Small, family run, informal bistro with an emphasis on casual dining using local, sustainable produce. Owned and loved by chef owner Richard and his wife Lucy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?