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Bowthorpe Cafe

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11 Wendene, Norwich NR5 9HA, England
+44 1603 746622
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

This is much more cleaner and better kept than ever before but pricier maybe but quality is worth paying for

1 Thank Thepottersnorwich
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Went here a few times whilst working in the area Cheep and cheerful. Nice food, nice staff and nice prices. What more do you want.

Thank DeanBain
Norwich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

I visited the cafe this lunchtime and after ordering the all day breakfast and a drink, sat down and within 10 minutes the food was on the table and it tasted great. Cannot fault the service - all in all a great cafe to drop into and grab some lunch.

Thank DanNorwich
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I visited this café roughly six months ago and it was a shambles, filthy and the breakfast I was served was nothing short of appalling. Whilst shopping in the Roys supermarket opposite today (which has greatly improved under new management but that is for a different review site!) I spoke to a young assistant named Phil who advised me to... More 

Thank klowe470
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I have become a fairly regular visitor to Roy's Café, mainly for breakfast and the occasional lunch. I highly recommend a visit. Great value for your money guaranteed. Love the service with smily staff who do care about their customers and engage in good ol friendly chats. Oh and the food and drink...top notch, tasty and filling. So get down... More 

Thank Paul M
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Came here on lunch time, was greeted with a friendly smile and hello, i placed my order which was a cheese and ham panini and a white chocolate hot chocolate. We were asked sit down and the drinks and food would be brought over to us. The drinks arrived about 5 minutes later which was very nice and creamy. Then... More 

6 Thank KCXX8
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I fancied a breakfast bap of sorts and thought to go to Roys Cafe as I've never been in there before. I decided to go for a bacon and sausage bap and placed my order. While I was waiting an elderly customer threw her cutlery on the counter and demanded a refund because the staff gave the breakfast she ordered... More 

Thank MissJPuk
Norwich, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I use to a regular customer her for many years.The cafe use to have staff who lived in Bowthorpe so it felt like a proper community cafe.Loads of us use to sit outside and indoors and everyone use to know everyone. Since roys have taken over yes ok it is allways busy but I have had a few breakfasts and... More 

Thank roseriddles
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

disgusting tomato was not cooked nor was the toast bacon burnt beans cold total waste of money was charged 1.79 for a coffee that tasted like dishwater dont recommend it to anyone

2 Thank Mandy J
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Ok i fancy a egg and cheese sandwich, (amazing combination I know) I was informed they can't make it ? Ok just give me cheese and lettuce then. I had to wait 10 minutes for my two Americanos, a donut and cheese and lettuce sandwich. Look at the pictures to see how my sandwich turned out. I've used Roys cafe... More 

5 Thank Breckonia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wendene, Norwich NR5 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 746622

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