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The Dining Room at The Old Rectory

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103 Yarmouth Road, Norwich NR7 0HF, England
+44 1603 700772
19:00 - 20:30
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 20:30
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Rectory is a charming place. The staff are welcoming and you are treated as a valued guest. While you peruse the menu, small snacks are provided to whet your appetite. The menu isn't huge (3 starters, 3 mains, 3 puds) but there is something for everyone as they provide a fish, meat and vegetarian dish at each course.... More 

Thank Karen G
Norwich, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Five of us had gone for a pre-ordered lunch which can sometimes be disappointing. The restaurant was beautifully decorated, service (despite them being totally full) was excellent and the food was also excellent. A very good experience, and a restaurant we would recommend. Well done.

Thank Worrin
Norwich, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Came here without really knowing much apart from had read the reviews and thought that might be worth a punt. So glad we did. A lovely welcome and entry into a room with lots of assorted bears, followed by nibbles in the drawing room where we perused the menu and had drinks. Nothing rushed. The smallish dining room was empty... More 

Thank DHonor1
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A delightful dining room with character and top-notch food. Great price for what is on offer, especially drinks. Booking essential.

Thank mike c
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nibbles served in the drawing room, polite staff, expertly laid tables, excellent food. Licenced with good choice of wine.

Thank Jangels
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Booking a table for dinner here is to open up an evening, not just to a wonderful meal, but to a most pleasurable experience. First there's the warmest of welcomes followed by an opportunity to relax in the comfortable lounge and take ones time in choosing which of the fabulous dishes on the menu to go for. A menu which,... More 

Thank Gest543
Harwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

LISTEN TO JANE! When I received the documentation after booking, I saw that the satnav location was given, which, in itself, is not uncommon. We travelled on the Friday of the last Bank Holiday of the year, with Jane (residing somewhere within that little gadget attached to my windscreen), giving me perfectly good route instructions. On arriving in Thorpe St... More 

Thank John H
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food highlights good quality local produce well cooked and this is supported by very courteous service and excellent small wine list.

Thank David H
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This is my second visit to this hotel and on both visits have enjoyed my stay. The rooms are spacious and absolutely spotless. The beds comfortable with lovely crisp linen. The food looks beautiful and tastes as good as it looks. The staff are friendly and very accommodating, nothing being too much trouble. Would throughly recommend especially if wanting to... More 

Thank TracAr
Norwich, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We visited one Friday evening for dinner in early April and were met by our host who quickly made us comfortable in the lounge, full of sofas and comfy chairs, around a lovely open fire. The menus and wine list were offered and we were given some lovely olives to nibble on while we decided. Our host returned to ask... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$45
British, French, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Yarmouth Road, Norwich NR7 0HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 700772
Enjoy 2AA Rosette cuisine in the intimate, candlelit setting of The Dining Room at The Old Rectory. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 7pm (last orders 8.30pm, our 'prix-fixe' menu reflects the best of seasonal Norfolk produce. Vegetarian / special diets catered for. Advance reservations essential.

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