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The Old Rock Shop Bistro

10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
+44 1263 511926
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sausage rolls” (58 reviews)
“cakes” (81 reviews)
“crab” (39 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we love this place. It has a wonderfully nostalgic vibe, topped off by a working juke box in the back of the cafe. The food is great - home cooked with love and very tasty. The date slice is a delight and the daily specials...More

Thank NorwichBeachbum
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro is celebrating its tenth anniversary right now. Congratulations: you deserve thanks and praise for what you achieve. The standard remains ever high. As winter now bites, it is always worth popping in for a bowl of homemade soup or a delicious afternoon tea....More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have fond memories of the warm welcome of the Old Rock Shop Bistro one snowy afternoon a few years ago. Unfortunately it was not repeated on this damp November morning. The coffee was good and strong and the scones big. Seriously big. But size...More

Thank GrumpyOldBeak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a coffee and had a lovely cream tea, the service was good and they were polite and pleasant

Thank alligatorman75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across the bistro on a cold afternoon. There is a warm, welcoming atmosphere to the place and it helped that they are dog friendly (well behaved of course). We sat down at the front of the Bistro to watch Cromer...More

Thank TicketyBoo61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in to the Bistro on a dark overcast Tuesday in Cromer, and it certainly brightened things up! Light lunch served promptly and at a reasonable price. Very impressed, wouldn’t hesitate to recommend - thank you.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly reception and lovely surroundings, the food was excellent and the service first rate. If you are in Cromer and you want a huge scone or a refreshing brew then go there. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Hotchkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pretty underwhelmed with Cromer so was glad to find this place, which looked pleasant and welcoming (in stark contrast to other places we found). Had a decent coffee and a very nice sausage roll while sheltering from the rain and then left. The...More

Thank Carl_The_Great
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t fault this! My poached eggs cooked to perfection with delicious meaty bacon and wholemeal toast. Husband in raptures with his pick and mix of sausages, eggs, tomatoes and bacon etc. High quality food and friendly service without any pretentiousness and at reasonable prices. Would...More

Thank k20702cd
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Dropped in for coffee and a snack. Very nice and helpful staff. Great coffee and the sausage rolls were the best. Definitely going back.

Thank djg3mail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 511926
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Locally owned and managed. Located in the North Norfolk coastal town of Cromer. We source local produce where available and present the finished dishes for reasonable prices.
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