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The Guildhall

Gaol Hill, Norwich NR2 1NR, England
+44 1603 666071
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Very disappointing afternoon tea

Had quite a few afternoon teas so when I had this one I felt I needed to share my experience. As... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maggie B
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Very disappointed

We were so looking forward to afternoon tea here today after the murder mystery event in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue S
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Gaol Hill, Norwich NR2 1NR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had quite a few afternoon teas so when I had this one I felt I needed to share my experience. As Britannia cafes in Norwich normally do a great range of homemade cakes and scones and why oh why do they spoil their reputation on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to afternoon tea here today after the murder mystery event in Norwich. Arrived just before 2 did not appear busy and we were shown to our table . After 25mins asking twice if we could order to the waitress who...More

1  Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely on the outside and on the inside. Snacks and refreshments in an old courtroom added something different.

Thank Lynn P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Norwich Guildhall is a historic listed building on Gaol Hill in the city of Norwich. Constructed between 1407 and 1413 and served as the seat of city government from the early 15th century until 1938, when it was replaced by the newly built City Hall....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guildhall We were fortunate enough to be shown around by a very kind lady later in the day from the Bistro, and it is a lovely building with wood panels and a Victorian Court Room. The Bistro also looks very nice to for a relaxing...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

I have lived in Norwich for most of my life and been to the Britannia cafe in the Guildhall there on many occasions as it is such a lovely place and not too noisy so that it is a good place to catch up with...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Came here with two of my dear friends. The staff were lovely and we had a great afternoon tea. It’s not the same as going for a posh afternoon tea at the assembly house, but it doesn’t come with the same price tag either. And...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

While the staff were friendly about it, the food was absolutely terrible. We had sandwiches: way too much cheap margarine, low quality fillings with way too much mayonnaise, a tiny handful of crisps for an extra £1 each. We left without finishing (we only managed...More

1  Thank Matt V
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Norfolk all our lives but never visited the Guildhall. We had a lovely guy who gave us the tour. Very knowledgeable and informative. We have a gem of a building on our doorstep. Thoroughly recommend this 90 min tour

2  Thank Julian C
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

It used to be the city court house. Inside there is a cafe as well as offices. The upper level retains the old courts although no longer used for that purpose. The outside of the building is magnificent and well maintained. Its close to the...More

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