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Little Chef

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Thickthorn Services Norwich Road, Norwich NR9 3AU, England
+44 1603 505838
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and three friends recently made the single best decision that has been made in the history of humanity. To visit this Little Chef. We arrived around 4PM on a Wednesday afternoon, we were surprised to find the establishment empty bar the two very pleasant staff members, we took a seat by the window and perused the menu. From then... More 

Thank Sonny R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, I must confess I am not a Little Chef regular. But after having a cracking toastie at Costa in London last week, and there were no other obvious easy snack options travelling between Norwich and Cambridge, I thought I would give Little Chef and their toasties a try. It was cheap but disappointing. The starting point was the mega... More 

Thank Davidrm1961
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service well presented and reasonably priced. Resteraient interior is adequate, not the most modern design the chain has to offer but is functional and practical

Thank Joeonthebus
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Waitress so friendly, served immediately ,fresh coffee and an Olympic Breakfast cooked to perfection, been here before but today was outstanding I believe from the conversation these 2 ladies have worked at little chef for many years, will definitely return on a Wednesday or Thursday with these two ladies

Thank Fred1233061969
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Well put it this way, last night we went to the IVY and paid the thick end of £200 this morning we ended up at Little Chef and paid £25.00 for a much better meal!!! The food was hot, tasty and filling. The staff were prompt polite and willing to help, unlike the unreal suited pretence at the IVY. Great... More 

Thank Charles H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

I called into the Little Chef at Thickthorn this morning with my Son, just on the spur of the moment. We were greeted by a very nice man who was wiping some tables. He greeted us as soon as we walked in, asked us if we would like a drink ? and told us to have a seat. Although it... More 

Thank Bagpuss57
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Just had breakfast with my 2 boys. The place was very cold. They had gas heaters trying to warm things up. The seating has large rips in it (see pic). The food was very poor. Mushrooms,bacon eggs all nearly cold. Would not go there again. Was charged £32.00 for the pleasure.

Thank Richard G
Dereham, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Awful service - just for a cup of coffee. At £1.99, possibly the worst value and worst taste ever experienced. Do not bother.

Thank PM02-08-44
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This place is dire from the nasty decor to the sad food. I really would keep on driving if I was you ....

Thank mick_se11
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

visited here on way home from City. On arriving it was absolutely freezing cold in the restaurant. I joked to the waitress about the heating being broken to which she confirmed it was. The padded bench next to us was so ripped, it looked awful. The carpet was dirty and looked like it hadn't been hoovered in days. The visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thickthorn Services Norwich Road, Norwich NR9 3AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 505838

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