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Market Cross Restaurant

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15A Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Rach157
Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Bob M
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Helen T
Buntingford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank Anon627
Loddon, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Rosa23232323Jack
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a slice of cake and latte. It was the last slice but looked delicious. And really simple to get right. When my order arrived my latte was barely warm and the coffee sponge was as hard as a biscuit. So I took it to the counter only to be told "well nobody else has complained". And walked off... More 

2 Thank TheFoodSpy
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant and coffee shop in Swaffham! Excellent position in town centre and beautiful old building with so much character. Excellent for coffee, tea and cake, lunch or evening meals. All staff very friendly and welcoming with a lovely atmosphere. I'm biased as I frequent this establishment a couple of times each week!

Thank nikkiison
Sandy, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this wonderful cafe several times this year and I have nothing but praise for good food and service. Chatting to locals and staff when seated in the lovely quirky cafe or sitting outside watching the world go by. Thank you

Thank julietg99
hertfordshire uk
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stopped here on our way to Cromer yesterday the food was ok, the chips first class but how can a restaurant serving Panini's run out by 1.30pm ??? Then someone asked for cream for their coffee behind us and that was run out of that too! Go to the local shops girls!!!! there was plenty of staff to run... More 

Thank janewoollcott
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Premises are lovely. Very quirky as you would expect from a building in an 800 market town. The food is very good and well priced. Staff are lovely very friendly. I would recommend a visit to anyone going to the town.

Thank Amanda Jane R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A Market Place, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: 01760336671

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