10 of Norwich’s independent coffee shops offering takeaways in lockdown 2
A city centre stroll is a great lockdown exercise, especially in a city as beautiful as ours. It can be thirsty work though - so here’s a list of 10 great independent coffee shops to fuel you along the way.

Cupcake & Co

83 Upper St. Giles Street Norwich, NR2 1AB | www.cupcakeand.co

Probably better known for their stunning cakes and window displays but this little gem serves some great coffee too. 

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Strangers Coffee House

21 Pottergate, Norwich NR2 1EX | www.strangerscoffee.com

A Norwich Lanes favourite. Exceptional coffees which are blended and roasted nearby. 


23 St John Maddermarket, NR2 1DN | www.figbarnorwich.com

A much loved Lanes destination serving delicious pastries and deserts to accompany you on your way. 

Little Red Roaster

Row B, Norwich Market | www.thelittleredroaster.co.uk

Nice little spot offering a large variety of coffees to drink as you stroll. Plenty to choose from for your home use too.

Bread Source

20 Bridewell Alley, Norwich NR2 1AQ | www.bread-source.co.uk

Another great cafe from Norfolk’s fines artisan bakers. Treat yourself to a loaf of their sourdough while you’re there.


12 St Georges St, Norwich NR3 1BA | www.expresso-online.co.uk

A popular venue which also serves exceptional grilled ciabattas. Lots of great street seating nearby too.


22-24 St. Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4AQ | www.facebook.com/SaharaNorwich

A North African-style coffee shop and patisserie. Their menu also offers lunches including vegetable tagine, chakchouka and cous-cous.

The Garnet

36 Market Pl, Norwich, NR2 1RD |www.thegarnet.co.uk

Located next to Norwich Market, The Garnet not only sells great coffee but you can also stock up from their exceptional choice of wines, ales and Norfolk produce too.

Ancestors Coffee

27 Magdalen Street, NR31LE | www.facebook.com/Ancestorscoffee/

A North city favourite currently offering doorway sales. If you’re feeling a bit peckish – check out their cookies too

Smokey Barn

Unit 1A, ABC Wharf, 165 King St, Norwich NR1 1QH | www.smokeybarn.co.uk

A lovely little micro roastery to the the south of the city on King St, with access nearby to beautiful riverside walks.

NB Please check individual websites for opening hours. The times they are a-Changin!