Winepress

Maids Head Hotel, Tombland , Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom, NR3 1LB
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Opening Information

Lunch 12pm - 2pm
Afternoon Tea 12pm - 5pm
Dinner 6pm - 8.45pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Winepress

Set in the historic courtyard of the hotel, where in the 1780’s the first mail coaches arrived from London, the 2 AA Rosette WinePress Restaurant is one of Norwich’s finest dining establishments, offering modern cuisine to today’s discerning diner. Head Chef, Magic, semi finalist in this years Chef of the Year competition, and his Brigade, produce seasonal menus which reflect the best local produce available.

Please note, that following the Government’s announcement on Tuesday, 22nd September, our WinePress Restaurant, Yard Bar and Lounge areas will close from 10.00pm each evening.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

An excellent meal in lovely surroundings. Staff quietly efficient and helpful. I wish we could return in the near future.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

The hotel and the restaurant especially is a 'hidden gem' in Norwich. The service is excellent and the food compares with any top London hotel.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

My friends and l really enjoyed our afternoon tea, we received good service, we arrived at 3:00pm and left at 7:30pm we were well looked after and we will definitely do it again

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Would have given another star for service if more staff were available. Those who waited our table were friendly but service was very slow.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

We came for afternoon tea on a Sunday afternoon. It was brilliant, all the staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was really tasty. We had mentioned it was a birthday and the staff arranged a special plate with happy birthday written on and presented it as a surprise. Everywhere was clean and staff were visibly adhering to covid guidelines. Would definitely recommend and we will definitely be back. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 26 October 2020

Food was delicious. Service fantastic.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

A very enjoyable afternoon spent enjoying Afternoon Tea. A very dainty selection of goodies, very tasty and delicious. All staff were very professional, polite and approachable. A very lovely hotel with wonderful furnishings and marvellous polished floors. The cloakrooms were spotless as were all other areas of the hotel, in fact everything was so highly polished that I didn't like to walk on the floor or touch the hand rails incase I made them dull. A wonderful car collection and a free car park too. This was my first visit but will definitely not be my last. Thank you to everyone who made my afternoon so special.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

There were 3 waiters and it was Sunday night, so seemingly not that busy however we were seated out of the way near the exit and it took too long to get drinks topped up and order our next course. The staff were lovely, knowledgeable and immaculate however the time it took to get through the meal left our hunger unsatisfied.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Lovely meal, service a little slow but extremely polite,

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Visited On Friday, 23 October 2020

Really enjoyed my meal.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

Good menu and attentive staff. Room whilst historic is dark, dingy and the seating Is unattractive . The polished floor would be better matt not gloss. It’s warm enough but opening the roof blinds might enhance the room.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

All the people in our party thought the restaurant was lovely, and food excellent. We did think that the gin & tonics were expensive! There was an entry on the bill that shouldn’t have been there that I had to query and get removed - this didn’t inspire confidence at the end of the meal which was sad. I would recommend to others, but advise check bill carefully! And be aware of bar prices.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

The food was very very good, and I totally understand at the present time the need to have a reduced menu but saying that the current menu was far too limited.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

A lovely afternoon enjoyed in the lounge, great value, excellent service by all staff we encountered, felt very safe in the current situation and all precautions are in place for an enjoyable visit. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

The food was superb, particularly the subtle flavour combinations on the a la carte menu. I was staying with my mother who has advanced dementia, the patience and consideration of the staff was wonderful, thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 16 October 2020

Can i say Susan our waitress was fabulous, recommended very nice tea, nothing was too much fir her. The food was amazing. Also on leaving we chatted to the driver Matthew about the beautiful cars you have, he gave us lots of history on the hotel too. What wonderful staff you have, coming from from Italy we wanted something English, we will definitely come again soon and tell all our friends too.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Had the afternoon tea Food not as good as it was 2 years ago. Sandwiches dry, but the other savouries were nice and the dessert selection was too rich and sickly

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Great food ,very good service. Well organised considering all the Covid safety. Well done.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Gorgeous food and amazing service, the afternoon tea is highly recommended.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 October 2020

Great time very organised and the lady who served us very enthusiastic and extremely helpful. Made to feel very welcome thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

Food was fabulous but service was slow - virtually an hour before we were served our starter.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

We return time and time again for our afternoon tea. Such a relaxed atmosphere and the staff are amazing. They have let me as a mother continue going out with friends and take my child along without any stress. All you have to do is ask and they will sort something one say or another.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 September 2020

We had afternoon tea. Sat in the lounge area and were well looked after by the staff. The food was delicious and a good choice of cake and sandwiches. Would highly recommend

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Visited On Friday, 25 September 2020

Our last-minute booking of Afternoon Tea was efficiently done. The comfortable lounge was an oasis of peace, the tea was really perfect, and the two waiters were extremely pleasant. All spot on. Thank you.

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