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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came to the market bistro to celebrate my 21st birthday, we were greeted by very friendly staff and swiftly Shown to our table, we decided on the 5 course tasting menu to be taken as a whole table, which was a steal at only...More

Thank yakobemerson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was only the second time we had visited the Market Bistro and it was even better than the previous visit. The food was superb, the service was friendly and attentive without being overwhelming. The courses of the set lunch complemented each other and it...More

Thank gilly47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table at Market Bistro for our Valentines Day Meal this year. This was our second visit to the restaurant and must say the service on both occasions has been exceptional. The Valentines menu was a set one, a five course tasting menu....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been eating at this restaurant for over 20 years in it's different forms, and our meal last night was excellent. I enjoyed a glass of a very smooth English Pinot Noir and my husband had a craft beer. Shepherd's pie and mushroom broth...More

Thank norfolkgirldolly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At last! We have found the perfect venue in Lynn for a really special celebration. An aperitif in Goldings next door set the calm tasteful tone; then the full modern cuisine works in this restaurant. They actually take your coats to a cloakroom like restaurants...More

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Beautiful restaurant set in a quirky little building, the food is outstanding and the wine is good. Everything is fresh and expertly cooked. Absolutely would recommend and will visit again. Excellent service.

Thank petergrim
Reviewed February 10, 2018

We have eaten at the Market Bistro many times and after reviewing it a few years ago I have not bothered to review it again as I have always agreed with all other good reviews, it is a first class restaurant. However last night we...More

Thank VivienneM469
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch after reading some great reviews on a Trip Advisor and weren't disappointed. The lunch set menu at £20 is incredible value. The salmon starter had a great balance of flavours, the chicken was succulent and accompanied by pearl barley - I...More

Thank nics218
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Dinner before show. Fantastic food and service. Great highly recommended we will be back. H2o Kayaks Escape The Indoors ™ UK Distributors KL Industries Recreational Boats – Impexfire Traditional Wood-Fired Ovens

Thank Neil B
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Deservedly #1 on TripAdvisor. Awesome food. Brilliant service. A proper experience rather than just a meal. If you're in town, book this restaurant - it's top notch.

Thank Sheila_and_Simon
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Mo F
September 17, 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
Most are £12 at lunch although a couple of dishes may be £17. Evenings they range from £13 to £24
Pat P
May 22, 2017|
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Response from MikeandWendy01 | Reviewed this property |
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: +44 1553 771483
  • E-mail
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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