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Chez Denis

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Red Lion Street | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
+44 1603 764441
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10:00 - 14:30
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Diss, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had friends staying for Easter and having tasted one of Che Denis' lunches decided to book. From the moment we arrived we were made welcome and had excellent service all evening. My mussels were huge and in an extremely delicious sauce. three of us had duck which almost melted in the mouth accompanied by a lovely selection of English... More 

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2 Thank CAS242
london
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chez Denis last year and on our two night stay in Nowich we ate here on both nights. The food was fantastic . Since then my husband has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. One of his requests was to eat another meal from this fabulous resturant. We decided to ask if it would be possible to arrange... More 

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2 Thank janierolfe
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing as always! Lovely family event would recommend that everyone should go it is a true taste of the Caribbean. Denis is a great host, brilliant cook and a lovely host.

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1 Thank Norwichrr
Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a big group of friends and had pretty much the whole restaurant to ourselves. We had planned and booked this in advance - so the chef had adequate notice to marinate the goat meat which was amazing. We had pre ordered menu for the whole group. The service was amazing and the food was amazing. The chef/owner... More 

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1 Thank ak5_13
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family ate here (again) for my birthday. As there was 13 of us we had pre ordered our food and it was all served together and no one was left waiting which can sometimes be a problem with large groups but not here! The flavours of the food are just stunning it is proper authentic Caribbean food... More 

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1 Thank Danielle T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very traditional Caribbean food. Every course was full of flavour, chickeb was so tender it fell off the bone, creme brulee was delicious! Owner is so friendly and comes to chat to you after service. You can tell you cooks to please his customers. Would love to go back if we are ever in Norwich again.

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2 Thank ABZ90
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an amazing goat curry, full of flavour and can be made extra spicy with Denis's home made hot pepper sauce, which you can also buy to take home.

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1 Thank Alasdair B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found the food ok but nothing special. Waitress friendly but the owner seemed keen for us to leave and was noisily resetting the tables. Shall not be in a hurry to revisit. Disappointing!

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Thank Valerie B
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fell upon this while visiting a kitchen store opposite,not located on a high street but found on a side street and well worth the detour. The menu has a French / Carribean twist as the owner chef is St Lucian Nice menu with lovely selection to suit many tastes. Chicken Roti was authentic and jolly good,as was the chilli beef... More 

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2 Thank Amanda T
Cambridge
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Norwich with friends and we were introduced to this charming little restaurant. Absolutely wonderful in every way. Denis and all his staff were warm, welcoming and friendly and the food was beautifully freshly cooked and attractively presented. Delicious! I will certainly return when next I visit Norwich. Denis's new recipe book is a delight and the recipes well presented... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:30
Thursday
10:00 - 14:30
Friday
10:00 - 14:30
Saturday
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion Street | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 764441
Description
Grade 2 listed building, in the centre of Norwich City Centre. Nestled in Orford Yard Red Lion Street near Loose;s kitchen shop.opposite Deberhams Store.

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