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Review of Cafe Britannia

Cafe Britannia
Ranked #19 of 848 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - 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 22 March 2014 via mobile

Superb value, excellent portion sizes, great service, and plenty of food to choose from. Also teas, coffees, etc that don't cost a bomb.

The wait for food after ordering is around 15-20 minutes but well worth the wait.

Will definitely be coming back for breakfast!

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deetan6363, Owner at Cafe Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2014

We're glad you enjoyed your meal Alex. All our meals are cooked fresh, so they take a little longer but the meal portions and reasonable prices are so worth the wait. See you soon!

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Reviewed 12 March 2014

This Cafe is located at the Norwich prison, it is run and staffed by the inmates, all the profits are passed to the victim support charity.

The location is beautiful, decor is outstanding and there are glorious views of the city.
We popped in for breakfast on various recommendations from friends, we arrived 15 minutes after breakfast time which is 11am, the polite and friendly staff we happy to let us order from the breakfast menu.

I was very impressed with the breakfast which was the biggest I've seen for a long time. All the items were high quality and not you usual greasy spoon fare, it was served very quickly by attentive and professional staff.

The value for money was excellent. It won't be long before people are waiting for tables and queuing out the door, quality and value like this are sure to be a big hit.

Looking forward to our next family visit.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Reviewed 24 April 2016
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