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The Assembly House

Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
+44 1603 626402
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (146 reviews)
“fruit scone” (10 reviews)
“ham” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, England
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1 - 10 of 720 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We decided to go on a Sunday evening which was a bad time because there was nothing on at the Theatre Royal that evening It was all very formal and there was only one other couple there It is a very atmospheric place & if...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What can I say! Visited The Assembly House today for Afternoon Tea and what an amazing visit it was. The tea itself was delicious and plentiful but the best part of the visit was the amazing service we received from all the staff. Each member...More

2  Thank 926tif
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us had the pre-theatre supper. An excellent experience. The menu has something for everyone. The food was delicious, adventurous but not fussy, and very well presented. And three courses for £20 is wonderful value. Front of house welcome was very good. Service at...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my Boyfriend stayed at your hotel last night for his Birthday. After endless searching on trip advisor at hotels in Norwich it was clear that your hotel looked one of the best and had been rated highly, therefore I decided to book a...More

5  Thank CMonkey22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been given a voucher for afternoon tea, Our daughter came too so the threeof us booked a table for 3.00 pm we arrived and were seated.There was a pianist playing which created a lovely atmosphere. We waited quite a while and then the...More

2  Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually we have afternoon tea which is lovely but very expensive. Sunday lunch was a nightmare from start to finish. My partner's grandmother had booked a table for two people for 12:30 and we wanted to add two more to make a table of four....More

6  Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit – We were shown to some much worn leather seats in the main entrance area placed round an equally worn table with no table cloth! There was no atmosphere no background music although the décor did look quite grand. The...More

7  Thank Easy-Time-Traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had my daughter's baby shower here and enjoyed afternoon tea. The service was excellent and we were able to add balloons and banners to the table, no confetti was allowed! The food was excellent and plenty of it, boxes were supplied to take any...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for Sunday lunch to celebrate my husband's birthday. There is a limited choice of 3 options per starter, main and dessert but the regular menu is also available. We were very disappointed with the choices for the mains - roast chicken,...More

2  Thank Vanessa186342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightfully (slightly) old fashioned and lovely. I eat very comfortably in subdued non-twanky attractive decor. Good service, excellent food very nicely presented. Loos good but a bit of a hike away. Four of us each had a main course and dessert , one had a...More

Thank decline421
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Jane S
18 September 2016|
Response from shellbird_11 | Reviewed this property |
No we didn't.
10 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.
13 February 2016|
Response from EaterouterNorfolk | Reviewed this property |
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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
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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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