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Ruth's Kitchen

39 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1LQ, England
+44 7775 964015
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
39 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1LQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited last month but have only just got round to writing a report. Had wanted to visit after reading reviews and seeing the menu - the type of food I really like. Ruth's Kitchen lived up to the good reviews - really tasty food and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Gi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here with my husband for a mid-week lunch. The interior is pretty small, with the takeaway, till and ordering area right at the entrance so it can get a bit crowded when you are trying to order, people are trying to leave, people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank carol_ann_noble
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’d make it a regular place but I always leave this place still feeling hungry. Portions not the most generous.....

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RAK1967
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing.....Great food, great service, all at a great price. Highly recommended if you want a great authentic middle Eastern meal. 100% will be back. 👌

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank jutt1979
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Had my first visit here this week. So glad I called in. Lovely staff members who were happy to talk through the menu and discuss menu in detail. They weren’t lying when they said the falafels would be the best i’d tasted. Cant wait to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Agerdododo
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Small, friendly and family run this traditional taste of the Mediterranean is a charm. The couple behind the counter have an enthusiasm for the flavours and the food that means you can’t help but enjoy yourself. We have been several times and a mixed selection...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Alan J
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

My two little daughters and I met a friend for lunch. We were made so very welcome by all the staff right from our arrival, being reassured that noisy little ones were not a problem. My fuss pot daughters were encouraged to try something new...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank NorwichDramaqueen
Reviewed 22 October 2018

a great welcome, outstanding food, very reasonably priced! will certainly go agin on our next visit to Norwich.

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank pdmorrell93
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Really fabulously food, the owner / staff take pride in their cuisine and rightly so. This is the second time I have been here with my wife, and between us we have had four different dishes, all of them very enjoyable.

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank mothd
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I have wanted to try this place for ages. I was not disappointed! It was so tasty. I had a falafel meze plate. The falafel was crisp on the outside and soft and fluffy in the centre. The salads and pickles were fresh. Service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Ky13L
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Response from sandra p |
Thank you Jules - phoned Waitrose at Eaton and they do have it!!
17 June 2018|
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No but the veggie option is outstanding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 7775 964015
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Ruth's Kitchen makes healthy, nutritious, delicious falafel, Grilled Meats, hummus and Middle Eastern salads, Using fresh ingredients. All made fresh on the premises.
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