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The Bicycle Shop

17, St Benedicts Street, Norwich, England
+44 1603 625777
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“crepes” (18 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17, St Benedicts Street, Norwich, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I met a friend for Monday lunch not realising a lot of cafe / restaurants are closed on Monday in Norwich. We ending up at the Bicycle Shop and we are glad we did. Relaxed and friendly service. Excellent selection of food. We had Hake...More

Thank oh_jon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Since our daughter's move to Norwich's 2009 we have walked passed The Bicycle Shop on many occasions and friends have mentioned more than once that we must visit. So this week with one of those friends we finally made it for an early lunch. We...More

Thank Vince L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went there for a meal with 2 friends a few weeks ago. Was a lovely cute, quickly little place. The decor was amazing and so different. The staff were all very smiley & friendly and all seemed to be pleased to be there which is...More

Thank Paige R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for a drink and a bite with friends on Monday night. We had our 6 month old, and our friends had their little pug with them, but all were accommodated and we had a lovely evening. The food was really tasty too, definitely recommend....More

Thank Lauretta W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked well in advance as had been advised that demand was high. Turned up on time; directed to first floor. Table in tasteful wood-effect formica was woefully small; more suited to saucers (or dolls' house crockery) than to full-size plates. Chairs (obv. all different because...More

2  Thank Jason_Tillyard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last night with my boyfriend after taking a while to decide where to eat in Norwich. We fancied Tapas and after both visiting The Bicycle Shop separately and loving it in the past, we decided to return. We did call at very late notice...More

Thank georgiamoyes666
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interminable wait for pretty average food. Little else to fill out 100 characters. Only a few more letters to go. My glass of wine was supposedly Syrah but could have been anything.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice choice for brunch, from simple eggs on toast, eggs benedict, bacon butty and a really tasty black pudding, bacon and potato hash with two nice soft poached eggs. First visit and will certainly be back, we all enjoyed the food and the service was...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the tagine was dreadful and the steak was really tough. I can see the place had atmosphere, of a sort!!!! So if you want to be seen to eating in a trendy place but don't care what you are eating, then this could place for...More

1  Thank Penny A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went yesterday with my daughter for lunch. Been many times before and love the quirky setting (as long as you're seated downstairs - upstairs is out of the way and a bit soul destroying). I had the salmon salad and it was lovely. Not sure...More

Thank garyofnorwich
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Lucy M
February 14, 2017|
Response from MrsPins009 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our 7 year old grand daughter was allowed but not at the bar!
Clare E
December 7, 2016|
Response from JamesBond0007 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , norwich has odd opening hours .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17, St Benedicts Street, Norwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 625777
Lovely cafe up top and swinging bar down below. Very popular with the local hipster/artist crowd. Wine, cheese, meals, draft beer, local ingredients, poetry readings, live music, etc.
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