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US$3 - US$7
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, British
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 January 2021

I came here with my partner and we had sandwiches and coffee. The coffee is very tasty and we really enjoyed the sandwiches, which tastes nice and fresh. Prices are slightly above average but I suppose you get better quality for it. Quite a small...place but quirky, I like how it's decorated. Nice view of the church yard from the window seat. Will be returning as soon as the government allow us!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 December 2020 via mobile

We visited on the 22nd December as a birthday treat for my partner (who'd never visited before!) and were greeted by a happy,chatty barista. We ordered a large Latte and an Alchenstein cocktail...which quite literally was Christmas in a glass. The quality of the coffee...used is phenomenally delicious and the presentation is exceptional. We sat at the table by the door, admiring steampunk decor and the cold brew machine (which lights up too), a few regulars chatted to us as they waited to be served. As I was still drinking my Latte, the birthday boy wanted to order another cocktail, and gave a choice of two to the barista, who instantly made Purgatory....wow, another delicious success! The drinks are the best we've ever had, the barista was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, we will be recommending to as many people as possible and returning as an when the tier system allows. Thanks again for a wonderful experience!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 20 December 2020

Just me and my mrs went for a drink in the morning and to be honest it was it was lovely. Great service and a lovely drink.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

Best coffee in Norwich. Always a warm welcome and brilliant environment. Couldn’t recommend more highly.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Me and my husband both had the special Alchenstein this morning and loved it. Staff are very friendly and provide a great service. Always our first stop when in Norwich to grab a coffee

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Lovely filter coffee prepared by Michael. Very polite and fast service, and COVID secure. Always my go to for coffee in the Norwich Lanes.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

Had an Amazing hot chocolate, one of the best I’ve had, great atmosphere, lovely staff, a must when in Norwich.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

I went here yesterday 26th September with 5 friends to celebrate our friends engagement. We had such a great time. This cafe is great and in particular we were looked after by two very lovely, friendly and super efficient waitresses. They really couldnt do enough...to help us. Didnt get there names but just to say thank you to them. Would 100% return and further recommend. Afternoon tea was huge and cakes sooooo delicious. Thank you again to the two ladies who looked after us.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Typed in vegan afternoon tea on Google and alchemista popped up. Booked for yesterday afternoon. Lady at the till was very friendly,bubbly and helpful. We arrived 20mins early but they were already ready for us. Lady made me a vegan milkshake which was so nice....And mum had a fruit tea. Afternoon tea arrived and it was massive! My one was vegan and all the cakes were moist and delicious. So much choice. The sandwiches were amazing. Mum had the normal cream tea and she really enjoyed it. Couldn't rate this place more and it was well priced will go again. 10/10More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

Cute & good coffee. Nice selection, well decorated and tasty coffee. Everything you could want for a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Alchemista Coffee Co is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5