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“One word - SUPERB”
Review of Cafe Britannia

Cafe Britannia
Ranked #41 of 876 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$11
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Based at the former Britannia Barracks and with spectacular views over Norwich, Cafe Britannia opened its doors to the public in January 2014. Our slogan taste rules, symbolises our delicious freshly cooked meals. As a social enterprise, we strive to not only put our profits back into community projects but we actively source a large proportion of our products from local Norfolk suppliers and from our own prison gardens. We are open 7 days a week with a dedicated breakfast menu served till 11:30,daytime menu including main lunches, light bites and afternoon tea, and an evening bistro menu which includes daytime favourites plus some teatime specials. Our main menu includes amongst other things gourmet burgers, fish & chips, ploughman's and omelettes. Plus an array of beautiful cakes, speciality scones, sausage rolls and Vintage afternoon tea. The cafe is staffed by category D low risk prisoners, many of whom have limited catering experience but all have volunteered to learn new skills, improve their lives and make a fresh start. The team all work incredibly hard to make the project a success and their commitment has shown, as Cafe Britannia has fast become one of the busiest cafes/restaurants in Norwich. All profits generated from the cafe are donated to community projects, including customer tips which are donated to Victim Support. To date, over £5,000 in tips have been donated to Victim Support.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love it here, especially for breakfast. The 'Queens' is just about the most perfect start to the day. Free parking , great views of the City, friendly staff, freshly cooked food and all for a great price.

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Thank bigrpc13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a birthday breakfast with my family. It was a great experience. The food was good, the service was great and the view is lovely. It is very reasonably priced and to be honest I would rather use this venue than a high street chain! We will return.

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Thank Lizzy L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit and it didn’t fail to please. Excellent food, served superbly, what gentlemen they all are and there is always a smile. Thank you for making another trip to The Britannia Cafe, special. We were also able to purchase-something special next door in their shop.

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to go for coffee and cake, but also for an evening meal. Delicious food, amazing drinks (especially the hot chocolates), the cakes are to die for and the staff are always friendly and talkative.

Thank Amy T
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a nice sunny day, for once, decided to pop up here for lunch and as usual good and service excellent. Ordered fish and chips and cajan burger, both hot and fresh and very tasty. Portion sizes just right for lunch and other halfs fish was lovely with a great batter. Lunch became cake for desert and we left very happy.
This place is always busy and that's because it's good. If you want a quiet no atmosphere eatery then here is not for you, if you want great food freshly cooked with great service and a table that is cleared quickly and efficiently and yet never made to feel in the way then if you haven't tried here you really should.

Thank rosiesaint
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