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“Bar issues” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Delia's Restaurant & Bar

Delia's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #168 of 812 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $44 - $44
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Delia's Restaurant and Bar Enjoy Delia’s recipes cooked to her exacting standards in our beautiful restaurant. Warm, friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. Make us the place to celebrate the weekend. Delia’s Restaurant and Bar is open every Friday and Saturday from 7pm until late; a three-course dinner followed by coffee and something sweet is just £35.75 per person. Delia’s Restaurant and Bar is committed to supporting local produce. We have a large, free on-site car park.
West Sussex
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Bar issues”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Great first impression. Sat at bar for pre-dinner kirs and was looking forward to dinner. Had a bit of a laugh when overheard a customer asking a member of the bar staff whether his glass of ice had any gin in it. They'd forgotten the gin and just given him a glass of ice......At our table we ordered a bottle of the house wine a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc. The bar waiter returned to inform us they had no chilled house wine(!) and advised us he could put a bottle in the fridge for us or 'offer us' an alternative. My husband naively thought this meant another bottle at the same price but no he was offering us the wine list to choose an alternative. I find it hard to accept that a supposedly good restaurant can run out of chilled house wine......We chose the next Sauvignon Blanc which at £8 more expensive was a bit of a cheek I thought. The food was fine but then at the end of the meal when our bill arrived we found they'd charged us for 2 x kir royales when we hadn't had champagne in our kirs. Seems to me the restaurant is let down by its bar. The other downside was the state of the loos. I know Delias is part of the Carrow Road complex but the toilets in the ground are better than those in her restaurant. For the price charged there are several areas that need to improve in my opinion.

1 Thank loobyloo2000
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  • English first
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

We went for a meal after shopping in Norwich. It took a while for us to be served, even when we ordered drinks they took ages to come in the end we had to remind them we were still waiting for them! The food was alright.

Visited January 2012
Thank Lucy W
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

For what you get, it's really good value. Set menu, set price. Great atmosphere. Brilliant staff who tend to your every need. Great place to go for a special occassion.

2 Thank Rashael
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Lovely Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

We visited on a Friday evening with the jazz band playing. The food was great as was the wine, my only criticism and the reason I have given it 4 and not 5 is how close the tables were. Only the half the restaurant was in use and it could have been a little more intimate if they spread people around the restaurant as opposed to on top of one another. Only just enough room between the tables for the waiters to squeeze between them. The jazz band was a nice touch. I would defiantly return.

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Chewy38
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food and wine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

It offers a limited choice themed set meal. Whenever I have been there it has been local produce superbly cooked and the staff are very good. It will cost you £50 to £75 a cover if you like to enjoy yourself and they have real ale. Norfolk’s little gem.

Visited April 2012
Thank DavidNorwich
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