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The Old Rock Shop Bistro

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10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three days running for the best CRAB sandwiches and home made cakes ever, read the earlier reviews so had to come and try, great loved it.....service was quick even though the place was very busy, and a smiling chef, what more could you want.....

1 Thank suzympenn
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cafe for coffee and cake or meals. Great food, polite friendly staff. Could do with wifi as this would give an excellent.

Thank Jane H
Sheringham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, consistently good food and service. All dietary requirements catered for, including veggie. Also, canine friendly!

1 Thank MrsDonkey
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766 reviews
540 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5,751 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy little cafe..helpful friendly staff..great service..lovely food..what tasty crab..got to be one of the best ever.

1 Thank bigbarryEssex
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is fresh, home made and tasty. Pop in here when we go up at weekends. Had to wait for crab baguette last time...only because the fishmonger the guy popped to for the crab was busy! how fresh is that! Service always friendly.

1 Thank 155phil
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always efficient service, lovely staff and great coffee. Delicious food and nicely presented. Love to hear the jukebox playing too.

1 Thank Emma B
North Yorkshire
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were directed to this brilliant place by a friendly local and totally endorse the recommendation..Unfortunately, we only found this on our last day in Cromer, otherwise we would have made a return visit. The food was fresh and tasty, we both had the Croque Madame, best we have had outside France. It is dog-friendly and patronised by local people... More 

2 Thank CinquantNeuf
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Agree with other reviewers that this is a good place to eat. Good food at reasonable prices and very efficient and pleasant staff.

1 Thank sarcee
Harwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Just out of the town cent re this is a favourite with locals and I can see why. Lovely fresh food, friendly staff and not at all expensive.

1 Thank David F
Ashford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our ploughmans lunch all freshly served. Clean bistro which we would highly recommened. Thank you

1 Thank Tina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: 441263511926
Locally owned and managed. Located in the North Norfolk coastal town of Cromer. We source local produce where available and present the finished dishes for reasonable prices.

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