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The Wine Cellar

8 Guildhall Hill | City Centre, Norwich NR2 1JG, England
+44 1603 886100
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Guildhall Hill | City Centre, Norwich NR2 1JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we visited just over a year ago and thought we would give it anther try as we had such a great meal before. being Christmas thought I would phone up and book very glad we did as the place was absolutely packed to the rafters...More

1  Thank Nathen A
Reviewed 6 days ago

arrived at 2.00pm on 7.12.17 expecting a Christmas lunch with friends. last orders are normally 3.00pm. we were told at 2.00pm they couldn't be bothered to serve regular customers even tho the restaurant was half empty. there was no information given on the menu board...More

Thank jennylamb2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didn’t know this place existed. My wife has been here with her friends and took us here for a drink. Staff very friendly. Lovely atmosphere here. Good selection of drink. Unfortunately cannot comment on the food as we didn’t eat, but we will be...More

Thank trickydisc0
Reviewed 1 week ago

We nearly missed this lovely place, but thank goodness we did see it and decide to go there for lunch on a rather chilly Friday lunchtime. In our party of four, two chose the Shepherds pie, one the fish pie and one the Slow cooked...More

1  Thank SusannaW799
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for a few glasses of wine before and after a meal elsewhere. We've always liked the place but this time it emptied by 10:30pm and the two bar staff made it quite clear they wanted us out. Noisily moving chairs to sweep...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent atmosphere with a huge range of alcohol (not just wine). Would be a great place to go for a night out. Although they did stop serving food rather early.

Thank Ally M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar area was busy and lively, we were greeted by a friendly member of staff who led us down a short corridor where there was a truly stunning painting of colourful parrots and into the dining room. A lovely airy room with the old...More

2  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice servers. Very welcoming. Put simply: if the food tasted half as good as it looks in the pictures, I'd be sending you there without hesitation. But it didn't.

Thank Frannie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in, were immediately welcomed and made to feel valued. Fabulous ambience and friendly, helpful staff. The meals were perfect. The wine was to die for. Thank you again for another wonderful experience.

1  Thank Lorrainey5101
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great place for a relaxing lunch, right in the city centre, far better than all those chain restaurants. We visited on Saturday, a very wet day, and called in without a reservation. They were busy but we were seated within a minute or two, menus...More

1  Thank 768neilp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Guildhall Hill | City Centre, Norwich NR2 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 886100
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The Wine Cellar is a piece of gourmet heaven born from an ethos of gorgeous wine, great food, and generous service. Come and join us.
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