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The White Lion Cafe

17a White Lion Street, Norwich, England
+44 1603 626213
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sausage rolls” (51 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
17a White Lion Street, Norwich, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Stopped here for lunch a couple of days ago, and what a pleasure it was. We had a cheese and bacon toastie and a BLT sandwich, both were excellent. It was lovely to be served by the pupils of Parkside school who gain valuable life...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I love the fact that the school benefits from this cafe and that the pupils get to work here and experience customer service. The prices are so good and after already gong for breakfast one day I returned to have lunch and the soup was...More

Thank cherrypotts
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We love eating at the White Lion Cafe. There is always a good welcome and the food is great. My husband thoroughly recommends the breakfast. The choice of drinks is also good and as the title conveys this is now our chosen place to eat...More

Thank Bunzie1950
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Firstly thank you to the friend who recommended that I come to this cafe. Then thank you to Parkside School for the foresight to open this brilliant cafe in the heart of Norwich. Lastly thank you to the volunteers from the school running it. So...More

1  Thank DerehamDad
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a lovely little cafe with a great atmosphere. The service is excellent and so are the breakfasts and drinks! The students are very polite! The opportunity to work in the cafe has given our son, who attends Parkside a lot more confidence and...More

1  Thank jenhayden27
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely cafe for light lunch or morning coffee. The food is spot on and service is speedy if you're short on time. The welcoming and efficient staff are pupils that attend Parkside School and they do a wonderful job and don't receive...More

1  Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The service is always attentive and with a friendly smile. The food and drinks delicious and at a very fair price. Highly recommended even without the wonderful program with the local school.

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Well a lovely little cafe in the centre of Norwich, just a little door and a couple of flights of stairs and you find this amazing place for young people to learn I love these social enterprises which are great for the local community Great...More

1  Thank Citroen2CV6
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This cafe is run to help students at Parkside school learn social and hygiene skills. Inspirational place. Good food well presented. A special thank you to our server Chris who was just great.

1  Thank CanaryHucks
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My first visit to this little cafe that could easily be passed by if your not in the know. As mentioned before the cafe is run to help people form social skills so pleas be patient while your being served. Th young mand who served...More

1  Thank Ian F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17a White Lion Street, Norwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 626213
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