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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 via mobile

Great quality good with some innovative flavours. We really enjoyed the 5 course set meal. Service was excellent.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

When our visitors announced they were bringing their dog, we did not expect to be able to take them to a fine dining restaurant. However, well behaved dogs are allowed to sit with their owners at the front few tables inside at Market Bistro. The...More

Thank UsTwoOutTogether
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food the service the ambiance the staff the owners the drinks A M A Z I N G.. This is a find THANK YOU 5 STARS IN ANY RATING celebrated my sisters 60 th birthday .

Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read about the market bistro in the North Norfolk guide and thought the drive from Norwich would be well worth it considering it had won awards etc. I regularly frequent Benedict's, Roger Hickmans, the dabbling duck, socius, Pamelas to name a few excellent local...More

1  Thank sjs123_12
mbkl2010, Owner at Market Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well what can I say, I was expecting this review.......... For the benefit of TripAdvisor readers I would like to respond with the true account of your visit. You were wanting to eat off our set lunch menu - 2 course £16, 3 course £22....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this place is very overpriced and overrated, the portions are very small. The onion soup tasted similar to a red win jus and the meat wasn’t flavoursome. The surrounding are is very old and quaint, but obviously has had its time. The staff...More

2  Thank jen545
mbkl2010, Owner at Market Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm afraid you did not dine with your husband as a birthday treat, you visited my restaurant with your daughter as I personally served you. The fact that you are trying to mislead TripAdvisor readers, sets the tone for your daughter's review above which I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only place I’ve reviewed three times. We are very fortunate to have travelled extensively and sampled some excellent restaurants. We’ve done the three “rs” ; Raffles, Reids and the Ritz – none of them come close to here...it’s that good. I can...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lunch time visit was booked in advance, and I would suggest you book too so as not to be disappointed. The service was quick and attentive ensuring our experience was perfect for this special occasion. The food, as you would expect, was excellent and...More

Thank iwells6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb menu. We were going to order the Taster menu, but when I heard about the Belly Pork being marinated for 2 days then cooked for 2 days at 65 deg C, I quickly changed my mind! It was so tender, never mind a...More

Thank yell0wbelly3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wee spot, food was perfect as always, best in Kingslynn. Good atmosphere, friendly, informed waitress, food came on time every course.

Thank Stulof
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby & I visited here during a weekend away near Sandringham. Food & drink was excellent, service great, yes you pay a bit more than a pub lunch but you get what you pay for! If you like good food & drink & want something...More

Thank JoanneBirstall
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20 March 2018|
Response from Sheila_and_Simon | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so. More fine dining. Lovely Shiraz as I remember it.
Mo F
17 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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