Food & Drink
The Alexandra Tavern – 16 Stafford Street
A real olde world pub. The Alex has been going since the 80’s, and with its made-from-scratch proper-job pub food, and reasonably priced selection of local drinks you can’t go wrong. Check it out on the weekend for a real community feel!
Artel - 25 Wensum Street
A tiny but perfectly curated coffee café in Norwich - a perfect hub for creatives to meet, chat, read and drink coffee.
Benedicts Restaurant - 9 St Benedict's Street
If you like A La Carte restaurants, this will be a real treat; a contemporary bistro with locally sourced food, a famous chef and two Rosettes - the perfect place for some fine dining.
The Bicycle Shop – 17 St. Benedict’s Street
The Bicycle Shop is a small, but by no means less, café-come-restaurant. Surrounded by creeping plants, paintings, and tiny bird creations they serve up some truly delicious food. We recommend their eggy bread with maple syrup. They also happen to be a music venue, with an exciting variety of intimate acts performing under the café. They don’t sell bicycles.
The Birdcage - 23 Pottergate
A cool, laid back bar with plenty of character hosting regular events including comedy, poetry, music and film screenings. You may even want to try their life drawing classes held on Tuesday evenings.
Brick Pizza - 39 Market Place
Enjoy an array of traditional wood-fired pizzas here made with locally sourced and Italian ingredients. A cosy, relaxed environment to enjoy a pizza just outside of Norwich Market.
The Cactus Café – 102 Magdalen Street
A cosy, friendly café past Anglia Square. The Cactus Café serves delish food and yummy drinks. They also occasionally have live music. Keep an eye out in Norwich gig listings for what’s going down.
Ciscoe's Pan Asian & Sushi - 25 Ber Street
Pan Asian cuisine at it's finest! A quirky little restaurant with a wide range of traditional and inventive dishes to cater for all dietary needs. You can even see the fresh ingredients getting cooked in front of your eyes as you see the chef cooking in the kitchen.
Dozen Artisan Bakery - 107 Gloucester Street
A local secret hidden within the Golden Triangle with baked goods galore!
Figbar - St John Maddermarket
If you have a sweet tooth this is the place for you! Serving all things sweet, they hand make their treats and desserts so why not also grab a coffee there whilst your at it!
The Gin Palace - 16 Charing Cross
With over 180 difference varieties of Gin, this is the perfect place for Gin lovers! A stylish and chic bar with artistic flair and a clear passion for providing the best flavours from around the world.
Grosvenor Fish Bar - 28 Lower Goat Lane
The friendliest fish & chip restaurant in Norwich with a big variety of menu options at a very reasonable price - you are guaranteed to love the vibe in this plaice (hehe.)
Kofra - 4 Unthank Road
Specialising in coffee, Kofra is unrivalled when it comes to it's seasonal filtered coffee. The head barista is the Aeropress Champion of Norwich ensuring great attention to detail and that you get to sample the best flavours.
42 King Street
Specialising in cocktails and tapas, you are in for a real treat!
The Last Wine Bar - 70-76 St George's Street
A well renowned restaurant in one of the oldest areas of Norwich, you can dine here for any occasion.
Milk & Moss Coffee - 12 St Benedict's Street
Provides a lovely range of gluten-free and vegan options for food (as well as some delicious coffee!)
Moorish Falafal Bar - 17 Lower Goat Lane
With a delicious selection of falafel dishes available to eat in or takeaway its perfect for vegans and vegetarians (as well as everyone else too!)
Namaste - 2a Opie Street
A purely vegetarian Indian restaurant right in the heart of the city. Bring your own alcohol though as they only serve soft drinks and non-alcoholic beverages.
North – Magdalen Street
A new café, North is the sister to Frank’s Bar (see F) bringing the chilled vibes to the North of the city. They share a courtyard with Anteros (see Above), a historic old merchant house, where you can sip your drink and soak up the sophisticated setting.
Rumsey Wells – St. Andrew’s Street
A friendly local pub, the Rumsey Wells offers a wide selection of drinks alongside pub grub. Go along to see their walls covered in hand-drawn beer mats, and try your hand at a doodle yourself!
The Sir Garnet - 36 Market Place
On the edge of the famous Norwich Market you will find this cosy pub steeped in tradition and lots of character. Their tapas menu is made from ingredients sourced from the market and they pride themselves in promoting local ales.
Strangers Coffee - 21 Pottergate & 10 Dove Street
NUA students say this is the best coffee shop in Norwich - need we say anymore...!
The Street Café, Magdalen Street, NR3 1NF
The perfect place to fill up on a full English breakfast. A little way out of town but worth the walk.
Voodoo Daddy's Pizza - 43 Cowgate
A tasty take-away pizza joint handcrafted with quality ingredients and a speedy service.
Waffle House - 39 St Giles Street
Whether you are in the mood for sweet or savoury, you can guarantee a tasty waffle or two in this casual diner.
The Wallow - 36 Exchange Street
If you enjoy a glass of wine, this is the place for you! With over three floors of specialist wines to choose from you can simply pay-as-you-go and the machines will pour the glass for you. Small tasters are also available for a few pence so you can try before you buy. Very casual atmosphere with a selection of cheeses and other snacks on offer.
Wild Thyme - NR2 1JD
Vegan, gluten-free and raw dishes are on offer here with fair trade and organic ingredients used throughout their seasonal menus.