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Travellers' Choice2023
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£2 - £5
CUISINES
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee was high quality the sandwich tasted good. Sean provided lovely service. ........................... .... .. Just ignore the full stops I had to meet at 100 character minimum.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024 via mobile

Our daughter had bought us a voucher for afternoon for three. We arrived slightly late but there was no fuss and no drama. We had a pleasant greeting, handed the voucher over, no issues, and were taken straight to our reserved table. We were handed...the menus, had the drinks policy explained and made small talk with our server for just the right amount of time. Plenty of choice with the drinks, with both my wife and son opting for the milkshake which they both loved. Vicki brought the food to us and had a little chat and then we were left to enjoy our tea. The bread for the sandwiches was really fresh, there was a good selection of fillings, together with plenty of cakes. We were informed early on that we could have boxed to take home whatever we didn’t consume there and then and we definitely needed those! All in all, a really fun (and filling) way to pass some time relaxing with my wife and youngest child.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024 via mobile

Thought I'd try this coffee shop on the back of the reviews I've seen on here. I ordered a cortado, which came in a cold plastic skull. The cup was not particularly clean, and the milk was left over from the previously made drink, meaning...the texture was all wrong. The service wasn't particularly friendly either. The espresso itself was obviously good quality, but the rest... not really for me, or for the purists. Maybe I caught them on an off dayMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Vicky Brown, Owner at Alchemista Coffee Co, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2024

Hi, I’m so sorry that your visit wasn’t up to our usual high standards. I take customer service extremely seriously and will be speaking with staff to investigate further. Please be assured that the skull glasses are made of glass (not plastic)- they are clean...More

Reviewed 25 January 2024

We found this place by accident and glad we did. A very relaxing atmosphere with very helpful staff and the coffee and cake was delicious. Keep up the good work guys.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 24 December 2023

Incredible coffee amazing cakes and wonderfully kind chatty staff 10/10. I couldn't praise them more if I tried.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

My regular coffee shop for years. The best sit down coffee place in Norwich hands down. Iced lattes are to die for

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023

Afternoon tea was incredible! Food was delicious! Allergies and all veggies/vegans catered for! Really pleased would highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

I love coming here the staff are so friendly and the service is excellent. I would highly recommend this establishment

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023

Booked afternoon tea and they were happy to change the date when my friend couldn't make the original one. Very welcoming on a horrible cold rainy day. Warm and comfortable upstairs. Afternoon tea was ample, delicious and came with a choice of drinks. We chose...hot chocolate which was the real deal. Very friendly and attentive staff, spotless loos, a mixed all age clientele, can't fault it.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023

Excellent coffee spot, my go to for Norwich. Amazing, friendly staff, great atmosphere especially for those cold winter evenings. A must for the Norwich lanes.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023

Amazing little coffee shop great atmosphere and amazing aesthetic i travel for over an hour just to go here no other coffee shop comes close to the craftsmanship that goes into there coffees

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

Great place to visit for Afternoon tea or coffee and a slice of cake. Highly recommend the chocolate brownies . Great service and options for vegans/vegetarians too. Definitely returning 😊

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

Popped in had a lovely hot chocolate and watched the world go by nice and clean Sorry had to get a hot chocolate to go he he We will definitely be back

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2023

This place is a hidden gem. Staff are polite, professional and attentive. We stopped for drinks but will definitely be back and hope to try some food next time. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2023

Simply delicious, great customer service, great atmosphere and an all round brilliant coffee shop. Cortado was so good with an awesome cup so to along with☕️☕️❤️

Date of visit: December 2023
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Depends what you are looking in a breakfast. If you would like a bite to eat with your coffee, Alchemista has a selection of home-made cakes to eat in or take-away, or perhaps you would like to sample one of their seasonal... More
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Yes, Alchemista Coffee Co offers takeaway services.

Alchemista Coffee Co is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5