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The Assembly House

Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
+44 1603 626402
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (159 reviews)
“fruit scones” (22 reviews)
“ham” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

All the family got together for my mothers 80th Birthday on the 10th February.We had a private room,which was nice.The meal was excellent! and all served at a nice pace not hurried or kept waiting too long,The waiting staff were very efficient and polite.Many thanks...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 6 days ago

First impressions wow what a gorgeous place however on closer inspection it was dusty and dirty, we were sat on the end bench facing the wall and the table had cups and plates already there and were covered in sugar. The tops of the benches...More

3  Thank 77Eve77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for B& B. Unfortunately, upon arrival we were left waiting at the reception desk for several minutes without being acknowledged by the numerous staff who were in the vicinity, which did not get our stay off to a good start. However, we later found...More

1  Thank oliveoilNorwich
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was amazing. Such good service all staff very friendly and nothing was too much. They kept us supplied with everything we wanted and as I am diabetic my tea was just for me. The others 3 of them all had a fantastic as was...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for afternoon tea today, the food was so very delicious, the little cheese toasties with chutney scrumptious, and the scones the nicest I have ever had! Great choice of teas, and what made it all extra special was the perfect service, friendly but professional,...More

Thank Bexi41
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked for a pre theatre meal, the cost seemed very reasonable & was very tasty indeed & the portions were ample also. Also the hotel had remembered it was my wife's birthday & a card was waiting on our table. I wasn't even...More

Thank joe2cool
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really lovely afternoon tea! Very nice blond lady and young tall man served us and were super polite and helpful! My partner does not eat meat and I can’t have walnuts and the young man nearly ran to the kitchen to double check...More

Thank Thysboet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughters bought me an afternoon tea gift voucher for my birthday, so my partner and I went yesterday. We were very impressed with the large selection we were given and left extremely satisfied. The atmosphere was very relaxing and I would definitely recommend purchasing...More

Thank Ladylatham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just enjoyed my second visit at The Assembly House. I had such a lovely experience the first time round that I was unsure if my second visit would be as good. I must say i need not have worried as it was just...More

Thank clare0207
sam_assemblyhouse, General Manager at The Assembly House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear clare0207, Thank you for your such kind words Clare. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and afternoon tea with us. It was lovely to welcome you again, and some good advice on enjoying our beautiful bedrooms for as long as possible! I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met up with a friend for Afternoon Tea. Service was impeccable. Food was sumptuous - selection of finger sandwiches; brioche bun filled with egg; crisp cone filled with salmon mousse; warm cheese & fruit scones served with soft butter and clotted cream & jam; and...More

Thank bsasz
sam_assemblyhouse, General Manager at The Assembly House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bsasz, Thank you very much for visiting for afternoon tea. The team are pleased to hear you enjoyed the occasion. Many thanks Sam Matthews

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Jane S
18 September 2016|
Response from shellbird_11 | Reviewed this property |
No we didn't.
9 June 2016|
Response from Berdewelle | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to ask your question directly of the Assembly House. I cannot speak on their behalf.
12 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 626402
  • E-mail
The Assembly House is a beautiful Georgian building located in the heart of Norwich City centre close to the two major shopping malls and travel links. The Assembly House specialises in traditional Afternoon Teas, which are offered Monday to Saturday. They also open for breakfast and brunch, business and leisure lunches, and pre theatre dining. Weddings, private dining events and large coroprate functions are also catered for in various sized functions rooms throughout the magnificent building.
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