So you’re having a fabulous holiday in Norfolk at Lodge Farm Holiday Barns and you spend the day in Norwich.
Why wouldn’t you its in the top 10 shopping destinations in England with over 300 independent shops down the lanes alone, 12+ fabulous historical buildings, 31 medieval churches and the biggest outside market in Europe with 200 stalls including food stalls selling mushy peas & pies, hog roast, local sausage hot dogs, great coffee, gluten free pastry’s, fish and chips, a full English and more.
- So you’ve had a busy day shopping, had lunch in one of the great restaurants in the city, you’ve even maybe had afternoon tea in one of my favourite tea joints (Biddys /Harriettes / Assmebly House)With the day drawing to a close, you’ll soon be on your way back to your comfy Norfolk Barn surrounded by tranquility, idilic lakes and wandering wildlife (see what I did there) BUT with tired feet and a holiday appetite you might consider taking back some scrumptious take-away food.
Try – Flaming Galah’s - Australian pies served with creamy mash, mushy peas and comforting gravy. The Pies are packed with exciting delicious filling like Chicken sate, Chunky beef & bacon along with daily specials like braised duck, curry lamb and more all for under £5 plus you can pull up outside and grab a couple to go. Call 07837 915375 / 123 Ber Street.
Try – Moorish – Falafels to die for, warm whole-meal or plain pitta filled with 3 hot falafels, smothered in home-made humus, topped with fresh chopped salad and drizzled with chilli, tahini or garlic - - or have all three! A take-away falafel is only £3.50 extra topping are a grab at 50p each like feta, olives, tabbouleh or crispy aubergines. 01603 622250 / 17 Lower Goat Lane
Try – Brick Pizza – Pizza doesn’t get any better than this, wood fired fresh dough beauties with quality Italian style toppings on a delicious Italian tomato in house sauce. 01603 620661 / 39 Market Place
Try – Grosvenor Fish Bar – not just the best fish n chip shop in Norwich, it’s the no.1 restaurant on trip advisor. A well established family run business with a menu full of surprises as well as the usual’s. They use Suffolk fish and Norfolk potatoes. Fish n chips from £5.50 or go for Loony toons!! 01603 625855 / 28 Lower Goat Lane
Try – Louis Deli – a window and counter full of homemade & local tastiness. Grab a mezze picnic of artisan breads, charcutterie, pickles, salads, pastries, cakes and more. 01603 763377 / 81 Upper St. Giles Street. Then eat, enjoy and taste Norfolk and do it all over again the next day.
- - ah, holidays are great aren’t they.
For more takeout options in Norwich go to www.lovenorwichfood.co.uk