The Rathskeller

3.9
7 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Bistro
Top tags:
  • Waterfront
  • Cosy
  • Good for a Date
The Rathskeller is a family owned and run venture. The Bistro is in an area previously utilised by Trading Standards, whilst the wine bar was used as a storage space, although you wouldn’t think so looking at it now! Carefully selected furniture and décor, accompanied by great views of the river and the exposed timbers of the crown post roof have resulted in the perfect environment for fine dining; whilst the outdoor seating area takes full advantage of the quayside location. The Rathskeller has a handpicked wine menu to suit all tastes. The Bistro offers a freshly cooked menu of the finest homemade dishes using prime Norfolk produce. We source seasonal ingredients from local suppliers where possible, so the menu changes on a regular basis, with a variety of daily specials too. The Bistro offers a relaxed dining experience for everyone whatever the occasion. It is recognised not only for its fine food, but also for its friendly atmosphere and good service.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Bistro
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Thu: 10:00am - 9:30pm
Fri - Sat: 10:00am - 1:00am
Sun: 10:00am - 6:00pm
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Phone number
01553 775678
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dogs permitted, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Special Offers

Norfolk Restaurant week: 2 courses £18

Enjoy 2 courses £18 or 3 courses £23 from a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 29 October 2018

Ends: 9 November 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 18:00-21:30

Norfolk Restaurant week: 2 courses £12

Enjoy 2 courses £12 or 3 courses £17 from a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 26 October 2018

Ends: 9 November 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-18:00

What 7 People Are Saying
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3.9based on all time ratings
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4.6
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3.9
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3.6
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AB
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Food was disappointing. Went in for a Parma violet gin as advertised on Facebook to be served it in a glass fit for pop with no ice, really not quite as expected. The young waitress was delightful though

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MF
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We spent our wedding lunch there and it was amazing great service excellent chef food was brilliant well laid out table , everyone commented how wonderful our day was I’d recommend highly

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CM
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, good service, good ambiance, polite staff, good location.

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MB
London
12 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Went on a Saturday night, atmosphere in Lynn by South Quay is always good .. and The Rathskeller is ideally placed to cash in on this. Food and wine/beer was very acceptable and the service attentive ... all at a good price 😀. Definitely go again ... when we left headed off to the Pixie Lott concert but that was another story

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d
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were married when then it was the registry office.WE have never been since opened as restaurant so thought give ago for anniversary.We were very pleased with the whole experience.Food only a short menu but outstanding.The staff very attending.

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LM
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Everybody enjoyed themselves. waitress worked tirelessly and was excellent

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n
Norfolk
70 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

We were the only people in the restaurant so it was lacking in atmosphere. We had the Sunday roast which was slow cooked beef, which melted in your mouth. The vegetables were crunchy and the Yorkshire puds were homemade. Very odd red cabbage addition which tasted almost like it was caramelised and heading towards a chutney. We were served by friendly and helpful staff who did their best to make us feel welcome. Overall pleasant but will go back and try the evening menu next time.

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