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The Old Rock Shop Bistro

10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
+44 1263 511926
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sausage rolls” (52 reviews)
“cakes” (85 reviews)
“crab” (38 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Hamilton Road, Cromer NR27 9HL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always enjoy coming to this lovely little cafe. It's always full which is a good sign. But just hang around and someone is always leaving. The sausage rolls are a must have. I always love the coconut macaroons and on other days the date or...More

Thank Kimborella
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super food. Ham baguettes delicious. Visited frequently while in the area. Food always good. Nice warm atmosphere, very chilled. Definitely a place to eat.

Thank crazylin10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been here a few times now, would thoroughly recommend. Their sausage rolls are especially good. Staff are really friendly too. Cakes are very good too.

Thank Louloulou999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always excellent food and service. Cakes are always fresh and nice ! Sometimes a bit full have to wait for a table maybe because the food and service is so good?

Thank dbc23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting something special, considering the rave reviews and the #1 rating. I recommend checking the menu before you go. We didn't find anything particularly interesting on it, but ate there regardless as the kids were hungry. Other than the crab, there's sandwiches, jacket...More

Thank RomseyRocker
SamRockShop, Owner at The Old Rock Shop Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RomseyRocker, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. You're quite correct that we are much more of a café than a restaurant, a point I have made several times on previous responses where necessary. Whilst I'm obviously biased, I also think...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A family lunch pre booked table due to holiday weekend. Both of us went for the full crab salad with new potatoes and homemade coleslaw. We were not disappointed great presentation and everything perfect . Best lunch for a long time thanks.More

Thank kswdingy
SamRockShop, Owner at The Old Rock Shop Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review kswdingy, we're really pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit! We always happy to accept pre - bookings for both tables & Cromer Crab! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Sam The Old Rock Shop...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off for a day in Cromer and being a Monday lots of restaurants were closed. I love my coffee and we were all keen for some seafood but were struggling to find anywhere open that looked like it could fit our brief, Then we...More

Thank barry t
SamRockShop, Owner at The Old Rock Shop Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review barry t! Great to see we had something for the whole family, hopefully you'll be back to Cromer before too long. Kind Regards Sam The Old Rock Shop Bistro

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband had jacket potatoes with Crab mayo. Delicious. We were tempted to a homemade bakewell tart cake. Reasonably priced. Excellent customer service.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Really tasty crab sandwich on soft granary bread, served with side salad. Great service too. Make sure you book in advance - even for lunch!

Thank DY-MysteryTaster
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Order and pay at the counter for a selection of home bakes cakes and pastries as well as soup of the day. We had coffee and cake, both great, Latte was hot and correctly served, I had flat white which was a good taste and...More

Thank LadyLuck999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, 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
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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