Eating Out or Eating In

Polly Guy. Picture: Maurice Gray

The first instalment of Polly’s Pantry, showcasing all the fine food that Norfolk has to offer. Today Polly cooks up a Cromer crab thermidor.

Biddy's Rose and Raspberry Cake. Photo: Charlie Buchan

In honour of World Baking Day, we asked Biddy’s Tea Room on Lower Goat Lane in Norwich to share their baking tips and tricks.

Polly Guy from Norwich celebrates becoming the Come Dine With Me Champion of Champions. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

An alternative attitude to cooking is on the menu this evening at 6.30pm (Tuesday), when Polly Guy joins the Mustard Show with her slightly-seductive approach to fine cuisine.

Inside the Adnams Food Hall - a centrepiece of the Suffolk Show

Food and drink are a massive part of the Suffolk Show with the Adnams Food Hall showcasing the very best sausages, beers, wines and cheeses produced here in the ‘bread basket of England’.

Pub of the Week - The Gunton Arms


It is a special place where you can sip a pint and watch the football on TV while admiring the kind of artworks not normally seen outside exclusive London galleries.

All you can eat in Norwich: Cosmo, Roti and House of Tiago (L-R)

If there was ever an excuse to visit one of Norwich’s all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurants, International Eat What You Want Day would be it.

Where is the best beer garden in Norwich? The city boasts some top spots for al fresco drinking

From riverside gastropubs and city bars to real ale pubs, Norwich boasts some great spots for al fresco drinking - we pick the best places to sip a pint in the sun.

Restaurants on Deliveroo: Shiki, Yemek Yemek and Brick Pizza. (L-R)

Bored of bad takeaways? Well now, thanks to a range of restaurants in Norwich and a few helpful cyclists, things are changing on the city’s food scene.

This is your chance to let your foodie favourites taste success in the EDP Norfolk Food and Drink Awards 2016, in association with the East of England Co-op.

Let’s celebrate the best of the county’s food and drink with the launch of this year’s EDP Norfolk Food and Drink Awards, in association with the East of England Co-op.

A curry dish. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

From Tikka Masala to Rogan Josh, curries are the perfect meal for a night out with friends or a night in sat in front of the television. Here’s a look at some of the best curry houses our region has to offer.

The Olive Garden restaurant on Regent Road is moving to the High Street on Gorleston. 
Taking its place will be a new burger kitchen. 

Picture: James Bass

A popular Greek and Cypriot restaurant in Great Yarmouth is to cross the bridge to Gorleston in an attempt to boost business.

Sweet Treats in Norwich: Macarons & More, Pandora's Kitchen and Doughnut Lab. (L-R)

From bespoke cupcakes and homemade marshmallows to decadent hot chocolates, Norwich is home to some fantastic cafes, bakeries and shops with a range of seriously sweet treats on offer. Here are some of the best:

Strangers Coffee House Photo: Steve Adams

Strangers no more, tea-lover Courtney Pochin meets Alex Sergeant, Samuel Maddocks and William Maddocks, the team behind Derren Brown’s favourite coffee house.

The former Rose Lane Business Centre, which is being rebranded and could get a rooftop restaurant. Photo: Bill Smith.

The top of a Norwich city centre office block, which has stood vacant for more than five years, could be turned into a restaurant.

Norfolk Restaurants. The Globe Inn, The Neptune and Walsingam Cafe (L-R)

Norfolk is home to a range of unique restaurants that celebrate and support the local food and drink economy. Here are 13 places where you can feast on local produce.

Busy Norwich Market. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Two hundred brightly coloured stalls make up Norwich’s market which has been running for over 900 years. Despite almost a third of stalls currently being empty - and a debate over its future - there’s lots to see and buy. Here are 11 reasons to visit.

A barman serving a pint of beer at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

For 45 years, the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has been flying the flag for the UK’s traditional ales.

Shane makes the Zoom cocktail at Coast to Coast, Riverside. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich’s cocktail king Shane Hodges takes our reporter Courtney Pochin on a whirlwind drink-making masterclass.

Gluten free cake. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Who says you can’t have your gluten-free cake and eat it too? Certainly not these local restaurants.

The 2016 Norwich City of Ale event is launched at the Sir Garnet.

A fruity session ale will help raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

From gastro pubs and traditional boozers to boutique hotels, we pick 13 places to devour a roast

The perfect excuse for a family get together, or to recuperate from the excesses of the weekend, Sunday lunch is a great British institution. From gastro pubs and traditional boozers to boutique hotels, we pick 13 places to devour a roast in Norfolk.

Eggs Benedict.

Because nobody can resist the indulgent combination of breakfast and lunch, here are eight places in our fine city where you can venture to fulfil all of your brunch needs.

Celebrate the humble waffle at The Waffle House, Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

Våffeldagen is upon us! March 25 is Waffle Day so we’ve asked the Waffle House to share their top tips for whipping up the perfect waffles to celebrate this Swedish tradition.

Pedro's, Stoke Mill Contemporary Fine Dining and Arbuckle's. (L-R)

Norfolk is full of great restaurants covering a vast range of world cuisines and tastes. Here’s our guide to some of the best world food restaurants the county has to offer.

Pork and Chorizo Burgers. Picture: James Bass

You can’t beat a good burger, so here’s our guide to seven of the best places you can get one from in Norwich

Strangers Coffee Company, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

We take a look at TripAdvisor’s top ten rated places for tea and coffee in Norwich city centre. How many of these cafés, coffee shops and tea rooms have you been to and which is your favourite?

The Merge Bar and Restaurant, Dereham Road, Norwich, was one of the establishments which received the lowest possible score in the food hygiene ratings. Picture: Denise Bradley

Explore our interactive map to find out the latest food hygiene ratings for Norfolk’s restaurants, cafés and takeaways which have been inspected in the last six months.

Bicycle Shop owner Rob Howe, left, and manager David Potter, at the Eaton Park Café they are going to re-open. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A new tenant has been chosen to take on a popular cafe situated in one of the city’s biggest parks.

Cocktails at 42 King Street.

Norwich’s cocktail scene has grown drastically over the last few years. Here are some of the best places serving cocktails in the city.

Sara Matthews of Your Gluten Freedom

SPONSORED: The chances are you know someone who follows a gluten-free diet, but what exactly is gluten and is it so difficult to cook foods without it? Sara Matthews, founder of and a long term allergy sufferer herself, explains...

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