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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 13 min
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visit for a birthday dinner as a treat. Each course was excellently prepared and served beautifully. The range of flavours in each dish complimented the main perfectly. Staff were also knowledgeable when queried about the flavour combinations. Very attentive too, a dropped fork had someone...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I couldn’t recommend Market Bistro enough, the staff are incredibly friendly and informative. I had the Fishcakes, Pigeon, Duck & Chocolate Delice. The Pigeon and Duck were perfectly cooked and the portions were very generous. I had an 8:45pm table on Saturday night but didn’t...More

Thank Tilly F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Warm welcome from knowledgeble staff . Very interesting menu with unusual flavour combinations that worked. Staff well informed and helpful about the food and wines.

Thank virangana
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very warm welcome from the young and enthusiastic staff. The meal was exciting and innovative - and also delicious! We ate the ox cheek (unexpected presentation!) and the mackerel, followed by the pork and the duck breast, all very well cooked. Love the emphasis...More

1  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we’ve eaten here and already one of my favourite restaurants. Restaurant was busy with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Staff work hard and are very attentive. Lots of drink choice and water is provided on the table. Food was absolutely perfectly cooked and so...More

Thank Cherbea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a friend during Norfolk Restaurant Week. Food was not disappointing, service impeccable. Even on the limited Norfolk restaurant week menu, there was a good choice for different tastes. The restaurant was busy and as small tables are close, however this did not spoil...More

Thank TravelCouple13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant before but make no apology for doing so again. We're enjoying Norfolk restaurant fortnight and if you consider visiting our delightful county you might consider a trip when this is on. Our first quality restaurant was a disappointment, the Market Bistro...More

1  Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why do I wait so long between trips to this exquisite restaurant? We were looking for lunch in King’s Lynn last week and forgot this was open for the lunch time trade. We were warmly welcomed by a staff member offering a very interesting menu....More

3  Thank Cdloser1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a quiet midweek dinner and really enjoyed the meal. The welcome was warm and friendly and the decor plain but pleasant enough. The service was attentive although the knowledge of the staff was varied. However, where the waiter didn’t know the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fantastic restaurant run by a husband and wife team, (she front of house, him in the kitchen), produces excellent gastronomy in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly and efficient service. Simply delightful all round. One of the nicest experiences this year. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael M
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Mo F
18 September 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
Most are £12 at lunch although a couple of dishes may be £17. Evenings they range from £13 to £24
Pat P
22 May 2017|
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Response from MikeandWendy01 | Reviewed this property |
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ
Emma B
24 October 2015|
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Response from sinbad68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Emma, they do cater for vegetarians, give them a call, theyre very warm, friendly and im sure theyll be happy to suggest some vegetarian dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  King's Lynn
  • Phone Number: +44 1553 771483
  • E-mail
Small, family run, informal bistro with an emphasis on casual dining using local, sustainable produce. Owned and loved by chef owner Richard and his wife Lucy.
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