Bishop's Dining Room & Wine Bar

4.8
315 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
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  • Special Occasions
  • Cosy
  • Notable Wine List
A small, intimate restaurant perfectly situated on the oldest lane in Norwich, Bishops Dining Room and Wine Bar is everything you would expect from a fine dining restaurant and more. Our welcoming, relaxed atmosphere will ensure you and your guests have an experience to treasure. Our food is locally sourced, wherever possible, to give you a taste of the real Norfolk. Our Chefs passionately prepare each of our dishes to really make Bishops Dining Room and Wine Bar a unique restaurant, any special requests are happily accommodated. Enticing, seasonal menus will ensure all of our guests leave us wanting more. Originally from Lake Como, Italy, Alex Tranquillo is looking forward to personally welcoming you and your guests to Bishops Dining Room and Wine Bar. His love for catering will ensure you are looked after from the moment you walk in, until the minute you leave.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
Lunch: 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: 6pm - 9:45pm
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Phone number
01603 767321
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Private Party Facilities
ur beautiful, fully air-conditioned intimate Dining-Room is available for group bookings and exclusive private hire for up to 22 seated or 45 standing. Bishop's is perfect for every occasion, whether it’s your wedding or birthday celebration.
Have you considered Bishops for corporate dinners, a working breakfast or lunch? If you are planning a special event, let us make your experience an unforgettable one for all the right reasons. Pop in or give us a call to discuss your special event. We look forward to welcoming you to Bishop's soon.
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Private Party Contact
Alessandro Tranquillo: 01603 767321
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5.0Dined 7 days ago

A great restaurant in the centre of Norwich. Friendly staff, delicious food and reasonably priced. Booking essential as very small although we managed to book on the day. Definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Absolutely spot on for a romantic dinner. Great food and great service.A shame somebody thought it a good idea to bring a tired 18month old baby in to a restaurant in the evening. Spoilt what would have been the perfect meal .
Nice touch having the toothbrushes available in the rest room .

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4.0Dined on 25 July 2018

Excellent meal and service but evening somewhat spoilt by large party dining behind us who were increasingly becoming drunk and more noisy by the minute. Unfortunately the staff were unable to resolve the situation so we left earlier than planned.

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4.0Dined on 21 July 2018

Tables to close together. We where about a foot from the next table. Was really awkward when we first sat down.

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5.0Dined on 20 July 2018

It was our first time eating at Bishops Wine Bar and it was superb. The staff from the moment we walked in made us feel welcome and warm. The food was amazing and we both loved the evening together.

Thank you for a superb evening.

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5.0Dined on 14 July 2018

Really lovely experience for a birthday celebration. Great food and lovely service

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5.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Wonderful service and attention to detail. Will definitely be returning

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4.0Dined on 5 July 2018

We always eat well at Bishop’s. This time the food was delicious, especially the hot chocolate fendant and mango sorbet! Very good service, thanks Amelia.

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3.0Dined on 21 June 2018

Lovely food, but felt cramped and the service was poor. Forgot our drinks order, bread, to tell us a dish was no longer available and coffees

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Bishop's Dining Room & Wine Bar is my favourite restaurant in the Norwich area and is very much my first choice for an evening out with family and friends (as well as entertaining business colleagues and/ or customers). The food here is always excellent and Alessandro (the owner) ensures that all of his guests are made to feel extremely welcome. The waiting staff are equally warm and friendly and perfectly compliment the relaxed atmosphere (without compromising what is always a very professional and efficient level of service). Whilst the Norwich area now boasts several exceptionally good restaurants, in my view, Bishop’s offers the best value fine dining experience for all occasions.

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2018

First time we had been after hearing good things, and it was excellent.

Food was delicious, service was friendly but unobtrusive.

Not a cheap restaurant but if you want food as good as that you have to pay for it.

Wine list fairly priced as well.

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5.0Dined on 15 May 2018

Delicious food, excellent service and the best wine list in Norwich. A very enjoyable birthday celebration on Tuesday.

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5.0Dined on 17 April 2018

As always the quality of service and food was exceptional. Lunch menu was varied and extremely good value. Many Thanks.

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5.0Dined on 13 April 2018

Beautiful place, delicious food, brilliant wine and overall great atmosphere..will be coming back with friends

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5.0Dined on 12 April 2018

This is our favourite restaurant in Norwich . Always a warm welcome with cool champagne and fantastic food presented beautifully and served with a smile .
Be back soon !!

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5.0Dined on 10 April 2018

Absolutely fantastic, the food was faultless, the staff extremely friendly and the price was astonishing. Such good value for such high quality food! The ambiance of the restaurant is very cosy and romantic which was perfect for us on our date night. The tables are a good space apart, we felt our conversation was still private.

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5.0Dined on 7 April 2018

An absolutely fantastic night, great food, great service. We went for a birthday celebration I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on 24 March 2018

Portion sizes perfect that makes you appreciate the flavour more. I had the venison carpaccio and salmon. Lovely interior and very nice wine to complement the starter and main course. Service also attentive and prompt

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

I took my parents for an anniversary celebration & the food & service were exemplary. It's our favourite place to dine in Norwich. the staff have a great knowledge of the wines they sell & which foods the y compliment the best. We've already booked our next visit!

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

I took my mum here for a Mother's Day treat, she had the cod croquettes, chicken and the cinnamon and apple cake. I had the pork belly, chicken and Bailey's cheesecake. The food was faultless, full of flavour and delicious. The portions were a nice size big enough to feel full but not too full.

It was great value for money and I would definitely recommend it if looking for somewhere nice for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on 27 February 2018

Mu husband brought me here for my birthday, and it was the best tasting food I have had in a while!

Gorgeous flavours and just the right amount of food (even though first glance it looked like quit small portions!).

Yummy Argentinian wine - so good we had 2 bottles!

It was snowing in Norwich that night, and the ambience / view outside was very pretty - a very special evening for us :)

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5.0Dined on 13 February 2018

Superb lunch menu. Very attentive and pleasant staff. Keep up the good work.

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Wonderful food lovely atmosphere and great service

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Our first time on one of our many visits to Norwich. Great ambience, food,service and value. We'll definitely be back, and soon.

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5.0Dined on 28 December 2017

Everything!

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4.0Dined on 23 December 2017

Some really lovely food, beautifully presented. The staff were excellent, relaxed but they knew what they were doing. Would definitely go back

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5.0Dined on 20 December 2017

My favourite restaurant in Norwich, without doubt ! Ambience excellent and value for money
unbelievable. Food is served professionally and tastes good. Alex knows his wines and provides
a variable Wine List at sensible prices. My wife and I had the Three Course Set Lunch - there are
choices for each course - at the very reasonable cost of £19.95 with each course perfect. The wine chosen in this instant cost £120.00 a bottle, but was something I had wished to sample for
many years !!!

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Could not fault anything about our dining experience.
First visit, will definitely dine there again, you must try it!

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

A Christmas treat from my daughter and son in law, a cosy and lively venue absolutely perfect.

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5.0Dined on 14 December 2017

We had spotted Bishop's on a previous trip and decided to go because it looked both both cosy and serious about food, we were not disappointed! We were made to feel very welcome, the ambience was great and the seasonally influenced and expertly produced menu choices were sufficiently restricted to guarantee quality. The staff are great, we can't wait to return. By the way you can almost move from taxi to restaurant interior in two steps.

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5.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Had a great evening. The staff were all attentive and knowledgeable and the food was wonderful. Will definitely be going back

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5.0Dined on 8 December 2017

Outstanding again, I am sure the food improves every time we visit.
We have been visiting since this place opened and it continually evolves, you will never tire of the ambience, great food and wonderful attention to detail.

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5.0Dined on 6 December 2017

We always have a lovely occasion here. The ambience is just right....Alex gets it spot on. Great tasty unfussy food and a good wine list to complement. Probably my favourite dining experience in the fine city of Norwich.

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4.0Dined on 2 December 2017

Service was great with friendly attentive waitresses. Food was delicious and ambience both cosy and buzzing.

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

We visited for lunch. The food was excellent, the service prompt and attentive and the meal not expensive. Would use it as a lunch time option again.

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5.0Dined on 24 November 2017

Fantastic food the staff are very attentive and the service is smooth and faultless. A very special evening. The atmosphere and lighting are fantastic. I would recommend to anyone for a special meal out

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5.0Dined on 22 November 2017

As anticipated, Bishop’s gave six of us celebrating a birthday a really enjoyable evening. The food was first-class and the service, if possible, even better. We were able to relax with very good wine and a lovely atmosphere. It would have been hard to improve on it.

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5.0Dined on 18 November 2017

Bishop's Dining Room & Wine Bar is one of my favourite places to eat and drink in Norwich. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, the service is first class and friendly, and the choice and quality of the food and wine is always excellent. For fine dining, I would also consider the set prices available for 2 and 3 courses to be tremendous value. I would not hesitate to recommend Bishop's for any number of occasions from a romantic meal for two, a special treat for the family, business, or an evening with friends.

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5.0Dined on 18 November 2017

Execellent hosting, great wine list, wonderful ambiance, first class food from start to finish
The best all round dining experience in Norwich

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5.0Dined on 18 November 2017

Have eaten at Bishops over a number of years and have never been disappointed.

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