A few Norwich Cafe’s & Restaurants & Bars, including Vegetarian, covering most budgets and tastes. We update this page constantly!
If you do like to cook (and the kitchen at 106 is very well equipped), scroll down for some great Local food suppliers, we update this regularly.
Lets start very close to 106, King Street is becoming very Café Cultured!
Smokey Barn – Roasting Coffee Weekly & Cafe. This is where we are now buying our guests Welcome Pack Coffee from. If you like it, nip down and collect some for home! Follow your nose, the aroma is devine…165 King Street, Norwich.
Café 135 – at Bicycle Links – 135 King Street – quiet Café serving coffees, teas and a small selection of sweet treats with daily papers.
The Butterfly Café – 114a King Street. Café, indoor & outdoor seating.
The Café Club – 41 King Street, follow the link to see what they are up to. Lovely little café. Opening at 7.30am this would be good for that morning cuppa with a paper! Or after an early run… Lunch includes, Paninis, Home made Soups, Vege Scotch Eggs, Quiches, Salads and more. Laid back atmosphere and decent background music. A favourite haunt, sit at the window for view of Norwich Castle.
42 King Street – Cocktail and Tapas Bar. Open 10am til late Mon-Sat. Guest comments Feb 2017 – this place is ‘adorable’! Also now find their Tapas at another very good local pub The Lawyer – Wensum Street. Friendly bar staff, always welcoming, we like to grab a window seat with a bowl of dry roasted peanuts and a glass of Shiraz and watch the world go by!
Warwick Street Social – Bar & Restaurant – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Drinks. In the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, you will need a taxi or to cycle or drive. Just a few minutes. We thoroughly enjoyed breakfast here February 2017.
Cote Brasserie – Exchange Street, City Centre. Thoroughly enjoyed an early evening meal here April 2017, 3 courses £12.95, served beautifully, lovely ambiance, enjoyed with the addition of a good bottle of Syrah. A La Carte menu also available.
Yellows – Bar & Diner (open 11.30am) – friendly bar staff. This could easily described as our ‘local’, it’s nearest 106. Drinks, coffee, food. Carrow Road, Norwich City Football Club – 2 minute walk
Delia’s Restaurant – Carrow Road, Norwich.
Grosvenor Fish Bar – 28 Lower Goat Lane NR2 1EL. 01603 625855 – such Good Fish & Chips (usually 1st or 2nd or 3rd spot on Tripadvisor). The owner has just won a fab tourism award for his efforts April 2017!
Donnelli’s – Timberhill – Pizza Restaurant, rating highly on Tripadvisor, walking distance of about 10-15 minutes via Rouen Road. You must book in advance, especially at weekends.
Brick – 39 Market Place, Norwich (next to Norwich Market just behind Sir Garnet Pub) – New as of Dec 2015. Eat in and Takeaway!
Roger Hickman’s Restaurant – Upper St Giles Street – Fine Dining
B’nou – Mediterranean Food, really popular, cosy atmosphere, rating 2nd or 3rd on Tripadvisor April 2017. 46 St Benedicts Street NR2 4AQ 01603 765440.
Benedict’s – Richard Bainbridge’s Norwich restaurant – 9 St Benedict’s Street, Norwich. 01603926080. Fine Dining. Rating top dog on Tripadvisor for Norwich Feb 2017.
The Britons Arms – Coffee, Teas, Cakes, Lunches. Absolutely the place to have a cuppa and cake on the terraced garden, bang in the middle of Elm Hill, the ancient part of Norwich. The garden can’t be seen from the road, do go in!
Storm in a Teacup – Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Cake, Coffee, Teas, Hot Chocolate (Really real hot choc)! 2 Elm Hill, Norwich. Big windows, perfect for people watching. Super friendly bunch, lovely breakfasts (try the avocado & poached egg on toast). Visited for the first time Jan 2017, keep returning, love it!
Flaming Galah’s – Aussie Style Pie & Chip shop to 106. About a 6-7 minute walk up steps opposite up Southgate Lane, turn right to Ber Street, continue to Flaming Galah’s on left.
Roots – Coffee Shop & Bistro (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & More) – relaxed, good food, tea, coffee, cakes, awesome sausage rolls. 6 Pottergate NR2 1DS.
No 33 – Café Bar – excellent cooked breakfasts with local Swannington Sausages, good for coffee & cake, brunch, lunch. Cakes can be bought whole for approx. £18 to take away. 33 Exchange Street NR2 1DP
Frank’s Bar – Food & Drink, Bohemian, chilled atmosphere, busy, cosy, snuggle up and relax in here. Breakfast & papers on Sundays. 19 Bedford Street NR2 1AR (beware a pint of coke is £3.80 Aug 2016!)
Coach & Horses – Little Bethel Street, Norwich. World Tapas & Sunday Carvery amongst other food. Warm, friendly pub, much liked by us Dec 2016 & Jan 2017 visits!
The Sir Garnet – Pub 36 Market Street NR2 1RD.
Louis’ Deli – Upper St Giles Street, NR2 1AB. Open for breakfast from 8am, closes 6pm. Good quality, relaxed, local and worldwide food supplies. Deli, Takeaway & Eat in Homemade ready meals, local bread, food deli. Regular foreign language get togethers for meeting people. Reliably good, we use very regularly.
The Roof Top Gardens – The Union Building, Rose Lane, Norwich. Walk up to The Café Club near the traffic lights on King Street, turn right and it’s a 2 minute walk on the right – glass fronted office building. We’ve been up for a cuppa and liked the place, great views of Norwich Cathedral & Castle. We have not eaten here… Large outdoor seating areas and indoor restaurant space. Cool music and vibe. New to Norwich’s bar/restaurant scene Oct 2016.
Number 12 – Bar & Dining – relaxed, chirpy bar man/owner! 12 Farmer’s Avenue NR1 3JX.
Mr Postles Apothacary – 2A Upper King Street, Norwich, NR3 1HA – we are now starting to get good guest feedback for Mr Postles (Oct 2016) although we haven’t been in yet!
Revolucion de Cuba – Queen Street, Norwich City. Lively spot for cocktails and dancing, Cuban, vibrant feel. Loved our late evening here April 2017, a good buzz, not really any specific age group and in our 40’s we felt more than comfortable! Walking time back to 106 – probably 10-15 mins (with heels off)!
The Edith Cavell – Tombland. Food & Drinks.
The Surrey Street Tavern – Surrey Street, Norwich. (6 minute walk) – a good local drinking pub.
Littlehaven Coffee Company – 45 Stephens Square, Norwich. Specialist coffee shop selling fresh roasted beans from our artisan roaster, real chocolate hot chocolate, teapig teas and a great range of sandwiches, toasted ciabatta, homemade cakes and pastries. The owner Nick serves and is approachable and friendly.
The Little Red Roaster – Grove Road, Norwich. Also Norwich Lanes and Norwich Open air Market.
The Gluten Free Shop & Café – 21 Timberhill, Norwich. 01603 610573
Ciscoe’s – 23 Ber Street, Norwich – Pan Asian & Sushi ( + Sushi deliveries)
St Giles Spice – Upper St Giles Street, new Indian Restaurant opened 18 January 2017, we have eaten here already and very much enjoyed. The food is fresh & served well.
The Reindeer Pub & Kitchen – Dereham Road, Norwich.
Ruth’s Kitchen (café)- Jerusalem Street Food (the Falafal wrap is good), Israeli lady Ruth and local partner (who has lived in Isreal for 6 or 7 years) really do give a warm welcome, eat in or on the move. 39 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1LQ. We grab a wrap and walk through Elm Hill munching. (Magdalen Street is jammed full independent cafes, retailers and walking distance from Elm Hill and Tombland.
Vegetarian Restaurants In Norwich: Tripadvisor
Wild Thyme – Labour in Vain Yard (near Norwich Market) NR2 1JD.
River Green Café – The Street, Trowse, NR14 8AH (2 min drive or 15 min walk).
Namaste India Restaurant – 2A Opie Street NR1 3DN.
For lots more ideas try: www.visitnorwich.co.uk/eat-and-drink
The above venues are a few places that we as a family have either eaten at, or had a drink at, be it coffee, tea, hot chocolate or a glass of wine or a beer… We have recommended the ones we liked on visiting, for atmosphere and for what we were having… They are in no particular order of preference…
Local Food Producers, arrange local food in advance or as you arrive!
Mania Tart – Local food from Nania’s kitchen on Earlham Road NR2. Follow the link to order fresh cake & yummy homemade ready meals. Perfect for your first meal at 106 or to pop in the freezer. Order in advance and collect on your way to King Street. For a small charge we can probably pick up for you and leave in the freezer or cupboard. Nania’s kitchen has a 5 * rating from Norwich City Council, and we have visited ourselves. Nania has now started cookery lessons, see website for more information!
Fielding Cottage – Love their Local Goats Cheese, Meat also available- call in on the way to 106, or on the way home, just off the A47, remember to take change.
Archers Butchers – their sausages are a hit with our family.
Harvey’s Butchers – Organic meats.
Cup Cakes & Co, see Ann for Homemade Cakes, Brownies, Tiffin & Cupcakes, 83 Upper St Giles Street, Norwich. Fab treats, sit in for tea and cakes!
Bread Source – Just beyond Louis Deli and Cup Cakes & Co on Upper St Giles – Gorgeous Bread – try their Museli variety!!
We love Norwich Open Air Market just below The Forum on Gentleman’s Walk. Some of the stall’s we really like are:
The Cheeseman – speaks for itself!
Norfolk Kind food – Gluten & Dairy Free – Row F, Stalls 124/5.
Norwich Providore – Artisan Bread and Local Norfolk Honey, (On Norwich Open Air Market).
Pickerings (The Butchers) Sausage Shop – just brilliant choice of locally made sausages.