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A covered street with interesting shops and cafes

This picturesque street has a glass roof and is over 100 years old. There is a wonderful toy shop... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edmund R
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Step back almost a hundred years

Opened in 1899, the 247 foot covered avenue designed and built by architect George Skipper and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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Castle Street, Norwich NR2 1NQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This picturesque street has a glass roof and is over 100 years old. There is a wonderful toy shop, restaurants such as Jamie's Italian, Marmalades cafe, shoe shops, clothes shops, Colman's Mustard, a chocolate shop, a jewellers shop and much more. The atmosphere in the...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opened in 1899, the 247 foot covered avenue designed and built by architect George Skipper and today it houses a mixture of shops and restaurants.

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A pretty arcade to stroll down with some nice shops. There’s a great toy/model shop I enjoyed. Reminiscent of being in Paris. Nicely located in the city centre for a walk through and connecting to different places so useful. If your passing by take a...More

Thank MsCultureVulture
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Shopping was so much more refined and elegant for the moneyed classes a hundred years ago. Stepping into Norwich's Art Nouveau Royal Arcade is like stepping back in time. Beautifully light and airy, with lovely decorative tiles on the upper storey, there are nice shops...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We decided yo walk through the arcade as it was beautifully designed, light and airy. Mix of individual and branded shops.

Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If you love Art Nouveau, you must make a point of walking through this arcade. It is small, beautifully decorated, and kept very clean. We didn't go for shopping, although we did wander through a few shops. Had dinner at Jamie's Italian Restaurant (located in...More

Thank barbara361
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Best shop in the city is the women’s vintage clothing shop, which is in the arcade. Beautiful part of Norwich. Clean, tidy and stunning...... Norwich is a fine city and the arcade reflects its beauty,

Thank NorwichSarah
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Walked through this Arcade as a tourist in Norwich and thought it was a lovely Arcade. It was spotlessly clean and full of character. We didn't go into any of the shops as we were on a time limit so cannot comment on the actual...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Walked through this arcade and was disappointed to find only expensive boutique shops. The Colman Mustard shop appeared closed permanently - presumably because Colman's no longer make mustard in Norwich!

Thank kenbaines
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful and picturesque area of Norwich city centre. Great range of cafes and boutique shops. Do miss the colmans shop!!

Thank cg2792
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