The city

EXPLORE NORWICH

If you've never been to Norwich you'll find there's much more than just great crime writing. We'll be adding to this guide and you can find out more at the Visit Norwich website.

Places to eat

The Ivy Brasserie

The Ivy Brasserie

Located within the heart of Norwich, the restaurant offers sophisticated and friendly all-day dining to both residents and visitors alike. Situated on London Street, The Ivy Norwich Brasserie is within close proximity to many of the city’s most famous landmarks, transport links and points of interest. With a flourishing arts, music and cultural scene, Norwich offers an idyllic setting for The Ivy Collection.

The restaurant is accessible and relaxed, holding back a number of tables for walk-ins, allowing locals to drop in throughout the day at their leisure. Whether visiting for a relaxing breakfast, working lunch, cocktails with friends or a three-course dinner, The Ivy Norwich Brasserie is the perfect location for all occasions.

The Ivy Norwich Brasserie, 30 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1LD

Facebook: @ivynorwich

Instagram: @ivynorwich

KindaKafe

KindaKafe

KindaKafe is more than your typical cafe, we exist to build communities and reduce loneliness and social isolation. If you are looking for healthy, homemade food in the heart of Norwich look no further, KindaKafe offers a warm, friendly atmosphere with great coffee, delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten free food and tasty cakes!

21 Castle Meadow, Norwich NR1 3DH

Twitter: @KindaKafe

Facebook: @KindaKafeNorwich

Instagram: @kindakafenorwich

Kofra Coffee

Kofra Coffee

With café's across three city locations, Kofra offers a coffee experience with a difference. Their approach to coffee is much like the chef’s approach to food: start with the right ingredients for the season and obsess over their quality. If you're looking for a laid-back vibe and a pretty special coffee, Kofra is the one for you.

4 Unthank Rd, Norwich NR2 2RA

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ

16 Onley street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2EB

www.kofra.co.uk

Twitter: @kofracoffee

Facebook: @KofraCoffee

Instagram: @kofracoffee

franks bar

franks bar

Frank’s Bar is a cafe-bar in central Norwich full of good food, top drinks, marvelous music and general chilled-outness. You can enjoy Frank’s Bar in a range of different ways, whether it be with a coffee, cocktail, tasty meal, or cheeky nibbles they're really quite flexible.

19 Bedford St, Norwich NR2 1AR

www.franksbar.co.uk

Twitter: @FranksBar

Facebook: @FranksBarNorwich

Instagram: @franksbar

Things to do

The Broads

The Broads

The Broads National Park with its scenic waterways, rare wildlife and rich history is looked after by the Broads Authority, keeping it special for visitors and its community. There are 63 broads in Norfolk, ready and waiting for you to explore.

www.visitthebroads.co.uk

Twitter: @BroadsNP

Facebook: @BroadsAuthority

Instagram: @broadsnationalpark

Oxfam

Oxfam

Situated on Magdalen Street, a bustling thoroughfare near to the Cathedral at the heart of a vibrant community and close to the city centre, Oxfam sells a large array of furniture and homeware as well as all the usual goods that you would associate with charity shops. It is easy to get to, as many of the bus routes (including Park & Ride) go past the shop. There are at least three large car parks and a local shopping centre within walking distance.

8/10 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1HU

Twitter: @oxfamnorwich

Facebook: @oxfam.norwich

Instagram: @oxfam_magdalenst

The lanes

The lanes

The Norwich Lanes is where you will find individual, independent and quirky retailers and businesses offering an exciting lifestyle, fashion and art against a backdrop of narrow alleys and beautiful historic buildings. Discover exquisite galleries, vintage shops, quaint coffee houses, trendy cafés & bars, contemporary restaurants, eclectic entertainment venues and atmospheric real ale pubs.

The market

The market

One of the largest and oldest open-air markets in the country and situated in the heart of the city.

Browse a fantastic range of stalls: clothes, children's toys, jewellery, fresh fruit and vegetables, local butchers and fishmongers, freshly baked bread and cakes and food from around the world. You'll discover something new - and probably tasty - on each day of your visit.

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