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Expresso Cafe

12 St. Georges Street, Norwich NR3 1BA, England
+44 1603 768881
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (3 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
12 St. Georges Street, Norwich NR3 1BA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideally situated away from the busy road, this is a great place to relax and reenergise with the aid of lovely coffee and great pastries. Newspapers, convivial accompany – all good. Convenient for Strangers Hall.

Thank SussexBloke
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Can I just say how refreshing it is to get everything you want in a high street cafe and here's the kicker. ..at a really good price. I've eaten here almost everyday for lunch for the last 3 weeks and ive never been disappointed. Keep...More

Thank Nicholas A
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We popped into Expresso today, it was dreadful, the cakes were so dry and stale, and the flat white was the worst coffee I’ve had. To balance the review I would say the staff were nice and polite. We didn’t complain about the cake as...More

Thank simonrcross
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Welcome to Expresso café ! which I am happy to say provides a wonderful relaxing refuge from city life in the heart of the historic quarter. Delicious light meals served by friendly obliging staff make this a special place, there are many cafes in Norwich...More

Thank elfcraft
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Looked promising from the outside with a menu outside which covered a range of breakfast items that appealed. However, once inside it transpired that they had virtually no breakfast items available (not long after 9 am in the morning on a Sat!). No eggs, nothing...More

Thank catme
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I am a bit surprised that a café advertises an all day breakfast and at 9.30 on a Saturday morning they have no bacon. An alternative that was offered was a ham and egg muffin, but there was only one of those. The staff didn't...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Centrall and pleasant surroundings with lots of different cuisine to delight and inspire the culinary senses, lovely staff ...very helpful .. outside seating and as it is central lots of opportunity to meat old friends and new people. This place is untrendy and you actually...More

Thank steamguywilly
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Stumbled upon this café by accident and was very impressed. The coffee was just how I like it with a very nice taste and good strength and the sausage roll I had with it was also very good with a generously meaty middle and light...More

Thank rparsoni
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a well established cafe in the heart of Norwich. Apart from the slightly sloping pavement outside which they have very little control over, this place ticks lots of boxes. Friendly, familiar, unpretentious, decent prices, tasty sandwiches and cakes, good coffee and helpful staff...More

Thank JAhhNorfolk_UK
Reviewed 25 August 2017

An amazing band of very helpful and efficient staff serving up delicious home made food .They went over and above what they needed to do .highly recommended .

Thank Tony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 St. Georges Street, Norwich NR3 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 768881
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