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River Green Cafe

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The Street | Trowse, Norwich NR14 8AH, England
+44 1603 622448
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the River Green Cafe. I met up with a friend and we had planned a quick lunch. I read through the fantastic menu and although spoilt for choice, I selected the Mushroom Wellington and then Apple Crumble with Sticky Toffee sauce. The food was delicious, freshly cooked and good portion sizes. The staff are... More 

Thank D&J H
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Booked in advance and let them know about my garlic intolerance. All staff were really helpful, whilst also not making a big deal about it. Waiter checked with the chef as to what I could have whilst also seeing what could be specially prepared. Subtly handed me my own hand written version of the menu with all the things that... More 

Thank louise s
Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Fab Vegan & Veg Food. Lovely, Helpful Staff. Also Frozen Meals made elsewhere avail to take home. Vegan, Healthy AND Convenient.

Thank Suzanne K
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Excellent vegetarian food with precise details as to its content. A varied menu with plenty of choice. A range of beers and wines to accompany. Attentive and polite service. Reasonable price.

Thank ChelmsfordMel
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here on a few occasions now, and its never really hit the spot. The food never tastes like its seen salt and pepper ever. Not a very imaginative menu either. Ive always wanted to love it, but no.

1 Thank Linde182
Rivergreencafe, Owner at River Green Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Linde, Thanks for your feedback. We were a bit surprised about your comments as most of our customers have been loving our new Autumn menu. But thank you for taking the time to give us your thoughts. Regards, Mike More 

Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

It was a horrible experience. Cutlery was stuck to the table due to the oily, sticky surface. Message for the staff: please keep tables clean and tidy. We sat on a small table next to a window, it was getting dark and there was no light pointing at the table so we had to eat on the darkness. We asked... More 

1 Thank Toni E
Rivergreencafe, Owner at River Green Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Toni Thank you your review, we found it intriguing. We're not sure what dishes you had, as our menu has neither couscous nor a 'chestnut pie' on it. The mushroom Wellington does contain a chestnut stuffing and a whole roasted flat mushroom individually wrapped in pastry, so it would be difficult for one to be made empty. The couscous... More 

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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

I'd heard good things about this place, and everything they said was true! Fantastic to have found a restaurant where I can eat anything on the menu. Beautifully presented and delicious flavours. Will definitely be back;)

Thank suzibear
Rivergreencafe, Owner at River Green Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Suzibear Thanks for visiting and for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Chris Avey, Head chef and director. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I'm not a vegetarian but my son is, so for his birthday we dined at River Green Cafe. On advice I made a booking beforehand and it was good advice - the restaurant quickly filled with customers as from opening time. The menu was varied with different types of food you wouldn't find in generic restaurants. Everything was freshly made... More 

Thank Atrayhurn
Rivergreencafe, Owner at River Green Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Beanokev Thanks for visiting and your review. Glad everyone had a good evening, nice to have you all in the restaurant and hope to see you again before the next birthday! Chris Avey Head chef and director More 

Collingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

What a great cafe. We wished we could have stayed for lunch but only had time for two take-out coffees and a huge slice of hot vegan chocolate brownie.

Thank Foxicle M
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant about one year ago, loved it, but because of the time we spend in France, didn't get back again until today. It will be very difficult to find something to criticise with this review. Food was excellent, service was faultless and the ambience was comfortable and relaxed. We decided to have a three-course... More 

Thank Mel L
Rivergreencafe, Owner at River Green Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Mel, Thanks for your lovely review, we showed it to the young man in question that served you... he has been insufferable ever since! We hope you won't leave it too long before you come back and see us again! Chris Head Chef and director More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Trowse, Norwich NR14 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 622448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?