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Don Pepe

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26 St. Benedicts Street, Norwich NR2 4AQ, England
+44 1603 633979
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East Anglia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes - it's old fashioned (no spumes here) But by golly, what you get is great local ingredients. Freshly cooked seafood. Great wine. Amazing steak!! Endearing and wonderful service from very friendly owners and staff. Nowhere better for a special occasion. Best to book - especially Fri / Sat / Sunday

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Thank GandTforMe
Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always good with freshly cooked vegetables etc, The service was brisk due to the table being needed again later. (We ate early as the restaurant was very busy.) This was not good and we felt a bit rushed. After dinner we had coffee and drinks by the bar. It was very busy and we felt crushed... More 

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Thank K D
Ipswich, Suffolk
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Don Pepe - first time for me - on a Tuesday evening, 7 adults and a 2 year old. From the time we arrived, everything was handled perfectly, and the food was delicious. 100% recommended!

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Thank Horace_Broon
Norwich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd heard so much about Don Pepe from friends who visit regularly. I'd heard the steak was arguably the best in town so my expectations were high. I've been fortunate enough to have visited most of the cities best restaurants over the past couple of years so was keen to find out for myself how good Don Pepe was. I... More 

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Thank Sean B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best place to eat in norwich excellent food always !!! Lovely staff !!! You will never find a nicer place !!!

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Thank Fudge1963
Norwich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Whilst many restaurants change and owners move on its reassuring that every time we go back nothing is different. The food is delicious , great steaks wonderful fish...ice cold San Miguel and perhaps the best G&Ts in the city ! Don Pepes is brilliant and Jose and Maria are local treasures ! Can't wait to go back soon !!

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Thank AbarcaBoy
Hertford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Wonderful food, beautifully prepared. The staff/owners are lovely and the food is authentic and of the highest quality. Over the last 12 years I have spent at least 2 months per year living and working in Northern Spain. I have found some wonderful restaurants locally and Don Pepe's compares with the best of them. It is not 'Fine Dining' as... More 

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Thank nic_gaskin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

after a break of approx 15 years I returned to Don Pepes to find it just as I left it in every aspect and once again the food was superb and made me think why had I not been there for so long , I have not and indeed returned two weeks later mmmmh

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Thank stanley h
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for my birthday with my husband and 10 year old daughter last Saturday. We were running late but phoned ahead and they were fine. When we arrived the place was busy and everyone seemed very happy chatty and comfortable. We were seated with menus and ordered 2 (very generous) gin and tonics. My daughter was made a fuss... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic staff - attentive, friendly and a great family atmosphere. Food was all fresh and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be going again and taking friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 St. Benedicts Street, Norwich NR2 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 633979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?