If you’re looking for a caffeine hit that’s a little more weird and wonderful than your standard flat white, look no further than the oh-so-trendy Alchemista. Read More
The top aim at Mitre is simple, so simple that they made a hashtag for it: to create #APublicHome. And when we visited on one sunny spring day, a home is exactly what it felt like, with comfy sofas, big slices of cake, and a range of nooks and corners to suit everyone. Read More
This year marks an important milestone for The Waffle House: at home in a small, unassuming space on St Giles, it’s been serving waffles for birthdays, dates, anniversaries, and just-because treats for 40 years. Ask almost any Norwich native for their recommendations and it’ll feature on the list. Read More
Tucked into a little listed building on King St, Aroma could be easy to miss, but you’d be a fool to walk past. Before you even get to the food and drink, you’ll be greeted by some of the friendliest cafe staff in the city, and then by an extensive array of food and drinks to choose from. Keeping it a local affair, Aroma uses coffee from Smokey Barn, which is based further down King St. And when the sun goes down – or, you know, any time before that, we’re not judging – the cafe/bar offers a range of cocktails, some evergreen, like the the espresso martini, and some seasonal, such as the Fireball chai.
There’s a good reason Frank’s is a bit of a Norwich institution: it’s got all the cosiness of your best mate’s house, along with good and drinks galore. Yep, even for your pickiest friend, as the good folks at Frank’s offer vegan, veggie, and gluten-free goodies and are happy to modify a range of their dishes to accommodate dietary requirements. You can even settle down to a movie on a Sunday night.
In fact, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as the holy trinity of coffee, cakes, and cocktails, Frank’s is only a bunkbed away from being somewhere you may well like to move into.
If you like Frank’s, you’ll also love sister restaurant North. Click here to find out more.
If you use social media, you’ll know about Bread Source already. You’ll have seen the window display of viennoiserie; you’ll have imagined whiling away an afternoon at that big wooden table, watched over by artfully trailing plants. The bright, carefully curated interior is absolute catnip for Instagrammers – to the point that the staff don’t even glance in your direction as you square up your shot. Read More
It’d be easy to fall in love with Timberhill Bakery on the strength of those big windows, minimalist Scandi-style interior, and organic coffee alone: but none of that is what the bakery is really about. Read More