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Brown's Kitchen

1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
+44 1842 879888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Healthy, Cafe, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on our way to Oxburgh Hall & needed somewhere for lunch. We were taking my mum out, so needed somewhere that served good plain food. This looked busy, so we went in. We were seated straight away. The homemade cakes looked amazing. The...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed yesterday

We discovered this family run gem by chance when visiting the Thetford Forest area. The food is remarkably good in both quality, presentation and value. Pride is taken in local produce from named farms and suppliers. Service is friendly, relaxed and expertly delivered. Location, good...More

Thank ivorrickwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited out for a Sunday lunch by my Mum and Stepdad to Browns. It was absolutely outstanding - Everything was cooked to perfection. All the staff were friendly and fun. I can honestly say it felt as though you were having dinner at...More

Thank Tinacliff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch with two poor walkers -a wheelchair and a zimmer frame! A lot of noisy clattering by staff, but the food was good and the staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here desperate for a drink and a little something to eat. Firstly, there is plenty of parking space. Secondly, able to sit outside under cover and very attractively fitted out. Ordered inside and really wasn't very long before our order appeared. The staff...More

1  Thank tjfclily
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We stopped here desperate for lunch and a drink before getting to Banham Zoo for the afternoon. We had a doorstop sandwich and fries, and thought we were full. Hmm, saw the scones so decided we weren't so full, and had to have cream and...More

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Mum and I stopped off here for lunch today, and I am glad we chose Browns! We were made to feel very welcome by the joyful, helpful staff. We both had the crayfish salad which was delicious with plenty of crayfish. I love the atmosphere...More

Thank kattig268
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We stopped at this cafe for what we had hoped would be lunch. When we walked in there were about a dozen customers, and about five members of staff (that we could see) 'working'. The waitress ignored us, so we wandered around looking for a...More

Thank Jasmine M
MWClayton, Owner at Brown's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Dear Jasmine M, I am extremely concerned to read your review, and first of all I sincerely apologise for your terrible experience at Brown's. Having looked through your other reviews I can see that you are genuine and reasonable and don't use Trip Advisor to...More

Reviewed May 13, 2017

We have past this place on many occasions, but never found the time to call in. This time we were hungry and made the effort. The place is very clean, nicely laid out, staff are quite pleasant. However in our opinion the management need to...More

Thank The-Traveling-2014
MWClayton, Owner at Brown's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Dear reviewer, The place was very clean. It was nicely laid out. The staff were quite pleasant. The food was very pleasant. Me...I'm cocky. All my staff are like family. They do a great job, they're treated fairly, paid well, and anyone who is any...More

Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting Browns for the first time on Saturday 6th may , I will keep this review short and just add that all in all a great breakfast lovely service and a very nice atmosphere , please don't hesitate to try here...More

1  Thank arzenalal
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Sue P N H
April 17, 2017|
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Response from MWClayton | Property representative |
Yes we do, the waitress or the waiter will be more than happy to inform the chef on the day of your visit (please book and point out that you are GF), but if you're unable to book then just turn up on the day, there is... More
January 3, 2017|
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Response from MWClayton | Property representative |
We'd be more than happy to help you celebrate your dad's 90th - what a momentous occasion! Give us a call with your contact details and we can exchange ideas to make it a very special day for all the family. Call 01842... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Swaffham Road | Mundford, Thetford IP26 5EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
  • Phone Number: +44 1842 879888
We pride ourselves on serving locally sourced freshly cooked food, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Located at the roundabout at the beginning of the Swaffham Road, which is the main road from the south to the north Norfolk coast, the junction of the A1065 and A134. Open daily from 9am to 4pm, also the first Saturday of every month for fine candlelit dining from 7pm. Popular Sunday lunch/carvery destination. Available for private functions & parties. Booking recommended.
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