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#14 of 150 Cafe in Norwich
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Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 30 March 2024

We had been going to this place for years and it was lovely. Today we were loudly and rudely ordered away from the table we had chosen. The man said a sarcastic thank you as we turned and walked out. I can only think it's...because I'm disabled and have mobility aid.. Sadly we disabled people are used to this disgusting treatment. All the previous good manners were just a lie it seems. I feel insulted and disgusted and I will never go in that place again. So distressing.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

Booked by my son to meet his fiances family, never been before, we had a lunch at the Magdalen Street venue, 8 of us, great friendly service, one of the best coffee's I have had in a long time, much better than the chains, everyone...commented on how nice their lunch was, a mix of paninis, tagines, platter and harissa chicken. Happily return again, the large car park a minutes walk away is also handy, right opposite Anglia Square.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 30 October 2023

Fantastic food, friendly service & very reasonably priced!! Love all the extras to also purchase after food! Will be returning soon!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 August 2023 via mobile

The place from outside has a good vibe, but inside the service was curt, ingredients seemed cheap. Felt like a bait and switch.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

Lovely Falafel and chips, tasty fresh ingredients and great service. We bought some pastries to take away as we were super full, they looked amazing and were so reasonably priced, they tasted delicious. Thank you

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 23 August 2023

The service was good and the portion was a fair size but the chips were awful - burnt, soggy and not peeled! Don't waste £3.50

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023

Loved the food, and the mint tea is amazing! Chose from the specialities - it would be rude not to! Great pastries to take away too. Warranted a return visit to collect some goodies to take home!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 17 March 2023

Whether with friends, family, colleagues or solo… I cannot praise this establishment enough… from the great ambiance… through the delicious menu… to the excellent service and the warm and friendly welcome… every single visit… it is absolutely superb!

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 8 March 2023 via mobile

Friendly staff and delicious food at a good price. I often pop in here for lunch, eggs Benedict and their omelettes are superb as are their delicious cakes for morning coffee or afternoon tea. A real find.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 17 February 2023

Good coffee and friendly staff. Food as well, and sweets! Great place to meet friends if you are in the North end of Norwich

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 26 January 2023 via mobile

We are regular visitors to both Magdalen Street and, more frequently, St. Benedicts Street locations. The latter features a pleasant outdoor seating area in warmer weather. A wide range of drinks are available with excellent coffee, along with a selection of cakes including various North...African pastries. The food menus (breakfast and lunch) also feature a number of traditional North African dishes, and food is always freshly prepared and well presented. Personal favourites for breakfast are Eggs Benedict or Royale, while at lunch the Goat’s Cheese Salad is both a work of art and delicious! Above all though it is the welcome and friendly service that keeps us going back. Customers are treated as guests and returning customers (of which there seem to be many) greeted as friends by the unfailingly friendly management and staff. This personal touch goes a long way, and we always leave feeling that these guys deserve our business.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 23 January 2023 via mobile

I had an amazing eggs royale and my friend had egs Benedict we couldn't rate it highly enough and the service was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 30 December 2022 via mobile

A great place to pop in for lunch or a drink and cake. Service is always with a smile and delicious. We always pop into the St Benedicts cafe when we are in the city.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2022

Excellent cafe. Good North African freshly cooked food and friendly staff. Will Definitely come again

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 24 October 2022 via mobile

Great staff, very friendly and warm. I like the simple menu, everything fresh and done well. We had the lamb meatball ciabata, which was good. I like the attention to detail on the garnish etc. Nice produce shop within the cafe for as spices etc.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Sahara Cafes & Patisseries is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5