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Market Cross Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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15A Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
+44 1760 336671
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Cambridge
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310 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok we only popped in for a coffee on our way through Swaffham, so we cannot comment on the food. The place was very busy and by the sounds of the accents there were quite a few Norfolk people in, always a good sign if used by locals. The young lady (nan) on the till was friendly and as it... More 

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Thank Cotonboy
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today for lunch, food was nice. Took a while to come out though, my husband had the double burger was huge. Lovely building and atmosphere! Will return

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Thank Stephanie Z
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I was slightly concerned that the last review only gave 2 stars but put that down to the reviewer finding a piece of cling film in their soup. Surely that was a one-off I thought... Roll forward 45 minutes which was how long we sat with two hungry kids waiting for our food to arrive. Even when we chased it... More 

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Thank IrmaCheesepoy
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

my husband and I popped in for lunch. we thought the place looked nice. He had the jacket potato with stilton mushrooms which was delicious but my 'soup' was unfortunate. Soup of the day was butternut and sweet potato. the flavour was lovely but I didn't feel it was soup by any stretch of the imagination; merely pureed vegetables -... More 

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Thank Lesley N
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We paid £20 for 2 full english breakfast with reheated sausages (one was burnt inside by the microwave) and bacon, with one tea and low quality orange juice. The fried eggs had solid yokes too. Although the breakfast was huge it was really low quality and overpriced for what we had. The waitress was very friendly though but the lady... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

From the adorable exterior to the warm cosy interior, this place never disappoints. Set in a beautiful location in the old town square, this restaurant is perfectly situated for a morning coffee, relaxing lunch, afternoon tea, or evening meal, enjoying watching the world go by. Kay and the team offer a friendly, fun, relaxed atmosphere which always makes this place... More 

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Thank Rach157
Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Just stopped for break in Swaffham on the way back home and found a space in the market square right outside the Market Cross so decided to eat there. (BTW - 2 hours free car parking when the market isn't on) Lovely coffee and the vegetarian platter was top notch. I had a steak burger, chips and salad garnish myself...the... More 

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Thank Bob M
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited for a sandwich lunch, which was lovely. Accompanying side salad was delicious. Good coffee too. The decor was fashionable rustic/shabby chic and very comfortable. Tables outside, inside and upstairs too. Prompt and friendly service. Could do with a drinks list as I'd forgotten it was a bar as well.

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Thank Helen T
Buntingford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch outside it was relaxing, the staff were attentive and the food good! Great value for money. Worth a visit!

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Thank Anon627
Loddon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Location is great, there is a big parking space in front of the pub. There is an outdoor seating area or you can sit inside too. We went upstairs and the view was nice. Food was lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: +44 1760 336671

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