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Market Bistro

11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
+44 1553 771483
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was only the second time we had visited the Market Bistro and it was even better than the previous visit. The food was superb, the service was friendly and attentive without being overwhelming. The courses of the set lunch complemented each other and it...More

Thank gilly47
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a table at Market Bistro for our Valentines Day Meal this year. This was our second visit to the restaurant and must say the service on both occasions has been exceptional. The Valentines menu was a set one, a five course tasting menu....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating at this restaurant for over 20 years in it's different forms, and our meal last night was excellent. I enjoyed a glass of a very smooth English Pinot Noir and my husband had a craft beer. Shepherd's pie and mushroom broth...More

Thank norfolkgirldolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

At last! We have found the perfect venue in Lynn for a really special celebration. An aperitif in Goldings next door set the calm tasteful tone; then the full modern cuisine works in this restaurant. They actually take your coats to a cloakroom like restaurants...More

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurant set in a quirky little building, the food is outstanding and the wine is good. Everything is fresh and expertly cooked. Absolutely would recommend and will visit again. Excellent service.

Thank petergrim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Market Bistro many times and after reviewing it a few years ago I have not bothered to review it again as I have always agreed with all other good reviews, it is a first class restaurant. However last night we...More

Thank VivienneM469
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch after reading some great reviews on a Trip Advisor and weren't disappointed. The lunch set menu at £20 is incredible value. The salmon starter had a great balance of flavours, the chicken was succulent and accompanied by pearl barley - I...More

Thank nics218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner before show. Fantastic food and service. Great highly recommended we will be back. H2o Kayaks Escape The Indoors ™ UK Distributors KL Industries Recreational Boats – Impexfire Traditional Wood-Fired Ovens

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Deservedly #1 on TripAdvisor. Awesome food. Brilliant service. A proper experience rather than just a meal. If you're in town, book this restaurant - it's top notch.

Thank Sheila_and_Simon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter we had was the most efficient and knowledgeable I’ve met in ages. Combined with very good food it made the meal the best during this trip. A special treat was the local wine served, and the presentation of the petit fours.

Thank BussMalin
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Mo F
18 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
23 May 2017|
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Response from MikeandWendy01 | Reviewed this property |
11 Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ
Emma B
24 October 2015|
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Response from sinbad68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Emma, they do cater for vegetarians, give them a call, theyre very warm, friendly and im sure theyll be happy to suggest some vegetarian dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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