Some Seriously Good Coffee and Cake in Norfolk
Published date: December 2018
In Norfolk there are a vast number of establishments offering coffee and cake, but not all are worth shouting about. Here is a selection of tried and tested eateries offering some of the best coffee and cake in Norfolk.
Figbar - No 23 St John, Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DN
This is a popular pre-theatre meeting place but also a lovely location if you are looking for a great cup of coffee and one of the best sweet treats you will have ever eaten. Their delicious creations are heaven on a plate and once sampled, they are difficult to forget. Return visits are inevitable.
Folly Tearoom - Hoppers Yard, Bull Street, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6LN
The perfect spot to enjoy coffee and cake come rain or shine. Their beautiful tea room and garden is hidden away and is a tranquil place to pause for a while and enjoy a well-earned rest. Plenty of homemade cakes, including gluten free, from which to select.
North Lodge Park Tearoom - Overstrand Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0AH
Run by volunteers, North Lodge Park Tearoom in Cromer sees its profits go towards the upkeep of the park. Serving a wide selection of homemade cakes, including gluten free varieties and proper fresh coffee, this tearoom is a hidden gem and well worth a visit.
Café 33 - 33 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP
Opening in 2006, Café 33 has recently been extended, so getting a table here is slightly easier!! There is always a fabulous selection of coffees and cakes, including gluten free varieties on offer, the only downside is too many people know about it!
Byfords - 1-3 Shirehall Plain, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BG
Visit Byfords in Holt for excellent coffee and delicious home-made cakes, including gluten free varieties.
Art Café - Manor Farm Barns, Glandford, Norfolk, NR25 7JP
Housed inside an old Norfolk flint barn, Art Café in Glandford is directly opposite its own roastery where Grey Seal Coffee is lovingly produced. This delightful café serves fantastic Grey Seal coffee and a wide selection of homemade cakes and pastries. A great place to visit if you are looking for gift ideas as it’s also a gallery selling arts and crafts, jams, paintings, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and of course coffee.
Number 14 - Norwich Road, Wroxham, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8DA
This family run business in Wroxham is in the centre of town and serves great coffee and a selection of homemade cakes.
North Sea Coffee Co - Promenade, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HE
The North Sea Coffee Co is a small café with very friendly service, amazing coffee and great cakes. Right on the promenade at Cromer, the views are impressive; a great find.
A Piece of Cake - The River Rooms, Church Close, Coltishall, Norfolk, NR12 7DL
There is a great selection of homemade cakes, including gluten free varieties at A Piece of Cake in Coltishall. Much of their produce is sourced locally, including coffee from Calypso Coffee, North Walsham.
Dunes Café - Beach Rd, Winterton-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4AJ
This lovely café is tucked away in the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea and offers a delicious range of homemade cakes and excellent fresh coffee. Gluten free options are available, and you can sit inside or in one of their beach huts outside.
Whitehouse Farm Café - Wroxham Road, Rackheath, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6LB
Whitehouse Farm Café serves delicious homemade cakes and fresh coffee, with milk coming from the local dairy Nortons, in Frettenham. The café is nestled next to a variety of interesting shops and a farm shop; it’s more than just a great café, it’s a day out!
Hamptons - Dereham Road, Bawdeswell, Norfolk, NR20 4AA
A lovely place to go for coffee and a homemade cake. Its charming gift shop is full to the brim with beautiful and unusual gifts.