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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%
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“sausage rolls” (51 reviews)
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
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17a White Lion Street, Norwich, England
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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

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.

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

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.

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

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This cafe is run by the most dedicated people helping those to mix into society who otherwise would not get a look in. The staff are all people who are not as "advantaged" as normal joe public and you have to take them as they...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

What a great little place this is, popped in whilst in Norwich for a breakfast and wow what a lovely place. Great service and great food. A must visit for any one who wants a nice breakfast. Thank you and we'll done. ☺️

Thank Geoff1961
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Took my sister and 2 year old nephew for a quick bite to eat and having already visited the White Lion Cafe for a quick drink and a cake last month I thought this would be an ideal venue. Its amazing to think that this...More

Thank RobandCarrie
Reviewed 9 July 2016

For maybe a couple of years this cafe, previously a successful commercial cafe, has been run by the pupils and staff of Parkside School. This is a special needs school and the cafe provides an outlet for both vocational training and 'time out of the...More

Thank GrumpyOldBeak
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Lovely atmosphere, great food at affordable prices. It's also one of the few cafes that doesn't serve fizzy drinks, so whenever I have brought my children on a Saturday, no one nags me for coke, which is nice.

1  Thank Annmarie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
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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