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Market Cross Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Market Place, Swaffham, England
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Swaffham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I popped in for some lunch today. The menu has adequate choice, we had ham, eggs and chips and a cup of tea. The other choices included quiche of the day with salad, soup of the day, whitebait, cheesy nachos, a sandwich or a baked potato. The food arrived quickly, was piping hot and the gammon delicious.... More 

Thank 781trishr
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I often drive to Swaffham, at least once a week and often stop, grab a coffee and a snack but have not stopped here for a long time. Popped in, ordered a bacon sandwich and a cup of coffee, nearly £9!!!!!!! I was asked to pay with the order, must have looked dodgy. My score is 3 for the food... More 

Thank Paul P
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for lunch today The service was ok but the food was awful We ordered a ham cheese with tomato jam toasted sandwich Which came with no cheese or jam and not toasted. So basically a ham sandwich We ordered the same on ciabatta again came with no cheese and not toasted Also a jacket potatoe with cheese and... More 

Thank ateam42016
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have held off writing about the Market Cross Café for a while - it already gets so busy!! My sister and I go regularly. The atmosphere is friendly and jolly. Lovely attentive staff, new faces included. Owner Kay is just the best kind of host and the food is good modern bistro style. Fresh and wholesome. Excellent coffee, and... More 

Thank Sally H
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The menu had something to offer for everyone and was interesting without being over the top. Great interior design making the best of the historic building with a choice of rooms and seating arrangements. Great views out of the window directly onto the Swaffham Buttercross.

Thank Ricardo204
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

On the morning of travelling to Norwich we phoned the Market Cross to ask if we could book a table. I explained that we had a dog with us and would it be possible to bring her in with us. It was no problem regarding the dog and they duly reserved a table for us. We were running late and... More 

Thank Dawn2234
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Dropped in for a snack and a coffee. The area outside and ground floor were both quite busy, but upstairs was cool and quiet. Very pleasant to sit in room like a cosy sitting room. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Drinks were piping hot and food very nice.

Thank PaulS1956
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A traditional, period building overlooking the central market place. Offers everything from teas and coffees through to main meals from the menu. Excellently cook food and not expensive. Friendly quick service. Inside and outside seating. offers great value Sunday lunch. Sadly does not stay open in the evening as this would make a great food and wine bar type venue.... More 

Thank Clark A
Norwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Good location with parking at the front (main market place) seating outside. Upstairs seating over looking the market place. Inside buggys and wheelchairs may struggle as very oldie and small but very pretty and cosy if not. Staff very friendly and down to earth. Will return for some food!!

Thank GreatDaines

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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
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Swaffham, 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?