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67-69 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1AA, England
+44 7417 583667
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“baklava” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
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Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
67-69 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1AA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a cafe and came across this gem. Lovely refreshing mint tea and Arabic pastries. Just what we needed.

Thank cheekydragon
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cafe great food and coffee. Different teas and good for vegetarians also. The staff are friendly and very welcoming.

Thank mrssime
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for lunch, really nice food and pleasant atmosphere. I had a chicken dish and my partner had lamb meatballs, both dishes were delicious.

Thank Zac E
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly and a touch exotic. Good food- great cakes and coffee. Nice place to eat and drink slowly. Lots of fascinating people to watch inside and outside.

Thank LordWofHillside
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I visited today and are both vegan, there is a vegan menu on their board and the lovely chap behind the counter helped us with this. We had a tasty couscous dish and a vegan cake tasting of almonds and apricot (?)...More

Thank debra45_11
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. It's small but good quality. The food is to die for and the drinks are so nice. Good price too

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is defiant must visit. Such a lovely cafe. The staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable about the Algeria/Moroccan style food. Great variety of drinks. Hot and cold. Nice choice of salads. Paninis and share meals. The food is packed with flavour and presented nicely....More

Thank CheryldeanGerturde
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We have been to the Sahara on several occasions always friendly always great service and quality food and yummy cakes

Thank GeoffL722
Reviewed 17 March 2018

great cakes and wonderful treats all served with a smile. perfect breakfast or lunch spot. The guys work hard to make your visit a pleasent one.

Thank johnnie H
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We visited on a Friday mid morning, with our grandson, staff were really friendly and welcoming. We ordered coffee, cakes and juice. The caramel cake was amazing, moist and flavoursome, coffee excellent. The whole atmosphere was truly authentic and very child friendly. We should have...More

Thank Marion D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 13:00
14:15 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67-69 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 7417 583667
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