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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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Chez Denis and we were not disappointed. A very friendly welcome and relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent and can recommend the salmon in creole sauce with spicy rice. Followed by coconut and honey cake with cream which was moorish. Well worth a visit.

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3 Thank DRHurley
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must hurry to visit Chez Denis in the heart of Norwich. You need to hurry because sadly for diners he's retiring, happily for Chef Denis, he's having a well deserved and earned retirement. We dined today, lunch time, the house Rose was lovely, we shared a bottle. The good lady had the Creole Fillet of Salmon was was beautifully... More 

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2 Thank YorkshireMadMick
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere with friendly chef. The starters we had were amazing, and the mains were also of very high quality and delicious. Would definitely recommend and revisit. Any fish on the menu is a must order.

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3 Thank William P
Diss, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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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3 Thank CAS242
london
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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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5 Thank janierolfe
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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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2 Thank Norwichrr
Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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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2 Thank ak5_13
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, 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, 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?