Looking for somewhere to grab a bite between events? We’ve teamed up with some of the very best independent bars, cafes and restaurants in Norwich to offer you exclusive themed food and discount offers throughout the duration of the festival (14 – 17 September).

Keep checking back for more offers as they’re confirmed!

The Grosvenor Fish Bar

Red HerringFrequently named as one of Britain’s best fish and chip shops, the Grosvenor Fish Bar is a long established chippie with a twist.

In addition to their selection of sandwiches, wraps and traditional fare, they’ll be serving a special crime-themed dish throughout the festival:

THE RED HERRING (smoked & battered herring, chips and coleslaw).

Tip: take your meal across the road to The Birdcage if you fancy a Bloody Mary too!


Mon – Sat 10.45 am – 7:30 pm (ish)

28 Lower Goat Lane, Norwich, NR2 1EL (4 minutes walk from Norwich Arts Centre)


Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September
Mustard Cafe at Norwich Arts Centre

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Looking for a sandwich or a cake with your coffee between events? The talented folks from Mustard Cafe will be available from the NAC lobby 11am – 2pm over the festival weekend to serve you! Find out more >>


‘Professor Plum (in the kitchen, with the bottle of sherry)’
Cocktail special at Frank’s Bar

franksbarTreat yourself to a special cocktail with a crime twist at Frank’s Bar, one of our favourite places to eat, drink and relax in Norwich.

Located on Bedford Street in the heart of the city centre, Frank’s is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and even later!) across the festival weekend. From Thursday 14th they’ll be serving up the ‘Professor Plum (in the kitchen, with the bottle of sherry)’ – a gorgeous concoction of plum liqueur, gin, sherry and honey.

Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – midnight / Friday & Saturday, 10am – 2.30am / Sunday, 10am – 10.30pm

19 Bedford Street, Norwich, NR2 1AR (7 minutes walk from Norwich Arts Centre)