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42 King Street

42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
+44 1603 623971
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (69 reviews)
“lemon curd” (10 reviews)
“baked camembert” (10 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PD, England
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tiny little place out of the way. Wonderful atmosphere. Would recommend booking as they only have space for no more than 24. Food was great, love the prawns. I will be returning.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Fiancé and I highly anticipated our visit to 42 King Street but what a surprise when we walked through the door .. it wasn't busy and we were offered a table by the door ,not nice on a cold and wet night !!!.. we...More

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is in my top 3 places to eat in norwich now. The place is small so an idea to book if possible. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food though is really tasty and inventive. The flavours are interesting and combine well. For...More

Thank stupreece75
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Reserved a table to celebrate our daughter's birthday. Cocktails, shared tapas, a fun eating experience. Really pleased daughter chose it!

1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Family visit 4 adults for evening meal. Choice of about 12 tapas items. They recommended choosing 2 items each and sharing. Everything was cooked from scratch so don't expect a quick meal. Enjoyed cooked prawns, meat balls, olives etc all washed down with a red...More

2  Thank jbarryleven
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had lunch with my daughter here on a Saturday lunchtime, fantastic service, menu was explained very well, the food was amazing especially the ratatouille. This restaurant will certainly be re-visited again very soon by myself and family. Well done!! and a big thank you for...More

1  Thank TheWalkers_8
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Got to be one of the best places to eat in Norwich. Super friendly, lovely atmosphere, impeccable service and all topped of with an imaginative, delicious menu. Eaten here many times and took my parents when they visited the area who loved it.

1  Thank liamw812017
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I love this little place and have been quite a few times. It's intimate (you need to pre-book), tapas style food is some of the best in Norwich and I love how original the cocktail menu is. Will be back again soon.

1  Thank MonkieBum
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visited no 42 king street for my wifes birthday.... the reviews i read before were mostly good so i was looking forward to it although im not a fan of tapas, my wife said she had heard it was "alternative " and that word sums...More

1  Thank Scott R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Small and intimate but excellent tapas. Menu changes daily but all cooked fresh and very good. Wine is reasonably priced with a range at approx £17 . Good idea to book for the evening.

1  Thank wendywoos2016
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Questions & Answers
Tarne D
9 May 2017|
Response from 42KingStreet | Property representative |
We serve the same menu throughout the whole day. They're suitable for light lunches, and also indulgent dinners. It all depends on how many dishes you order.
sally j
22 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, it's a chilled out vibe.
23 January 2017|
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Response from 42KingStreet | Property representative |
Our largest table would be 20 people, but there is also the option of a private hire for the evening then we could seat 25-30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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