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42 King Street

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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Bungay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with a colleague and the food was amazing. It is based on tapas style foods and we each got a couple of dishes to share. The portions were more than enough with extra to spare. The range of food was really great and I really couldn't fault it. The atmosphere was really friendly and chilled and... More 

1 Thank claregiss
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informal and tasty good food to share with friends in a really laid back atmosphere with good cocktails and wine. There isn't anywhere else like it in Norwich. Phoned at short notice for a table and the lady was exceptionally accommodating. We keep going back because we love it.

Thank Sarah C
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with our previous visits the food was wonderful but the service on this occasion was above and beyond what we expected. One of our party was a celiac and my had wife called a couple of days before the meal to check if the restaurant would be able to arrange some gluten-free food for them and was promised that... More 

1 Thank valiant89
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tapas cooked to order,great menu to suit all tastes, plenty of choice.a great relaxed,laid back atmosphere,great wine and cocktail list. Cannot fault the staff they are brilliant, we had a wonderful meal and will return

1 Thank Margaret K
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to visit my daughter who is at the University of East Anglia during spring break, which also coincided with my birthday. My daughter, knowing that all our family are real foodies, made a reservation here for us to celebrate. It was a perfect choice! A very ample and enticing list of cocktails plus a large and eclectic mix... More 

1 Thank MexRazor
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Me and 5 of my friends visited last evening for a girly night out. 42 king street was highly recommended to us by many people, so we thought we would have a night of tapas and cocktails. 42 king street is a very small place but it's cosy and has a great look. There was 6 of us and we... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We visited again on Saturday evening and as always, it did not disappoint. It is still our favourite restaurant in Norwich, we have not found anything that comes close yet. All the dishes we chose again were fantastic and it was hard to pick a favourite, the chefs do an amazing job. I also love the lemon martini cocktails they... More 

Thank Ebishop8
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a friend's surprise 50th birthday Meal. Was supposed to be £20 per head for a selection of tapas. When I checked bank account the next day, I had been charged £40 on my card!! On calling restaurant and explaining they had charged me for 2 x people instead of 1, they didn't want to know, just said they... More 

1 Thank alitandory
Juvisy-sur-Orge, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A dreadful meal. We came expecting Tapas but instead were served what tasted like a series of over-priced reheated congealed leftovers. The squid rings were fatty and chewy and had a bright orange industrial batter. We chose corndogs (very limited menu) and for £7 5 mini hot-dog fritters with a curdled mayonnaise and ketchup 'dressing'. £6 for a tiny ramekin-sized... More 

1 Thank untheaulait
Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I was first recommended 42 king street several years ago as a place to relax and have some original and fantastic cocktails - a feature it maintains to this day (the Laphroaig project and lemon curd martinis are a particular delight) Since then it has also started to serve some of most fantastically diverse and delicious world tapas around. Every... More 

Thank RKFenn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 623971
We are a friendly little cocktail and world tapas bar in central Norwich. We change the menus fairly regularly keeping things interesting and seasonal and put alot of love into what we do. We have an extension selection of spirits and a lovely selection of wines and beers. We are open from 10am - midnight Monday to Saturday. Serving coffee, lunch and tapas. Whether you want a well crafted cocktail, a tasty tapas dish or of course both, we are happy to have you! Hope to see you soon...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?