The Vine Thai Cuisine

The Vine Thai

The Vine Thai - Credit: Copyright Archant Norfolk.

Built in 1786, the first known licensee was George Kew in 1841. The Vine has long been the smallest pub in Norwich.

From 1846-1860 it was known as the Albert Tavern (named after Prince Albert) but when Prince Albert died in 1861 the pub reverted to the Vine. Aey Allen now runs the pub offering Thai cuisine both in the bar and the upstairs restaurant. It is listed in The Good Pub Guide and regularly organises its own beer festivals. You'll never get lonely drinking here. This is Norwich's smallest pub so if you sit down at the bar you are only a few feet away from someone perched by the window overlooking the street.

That makes it really cosy and the perfect place for a tete-a-tete with someone, without a TV blaring in the background.

Mrs Allen, who reopened the pub in December 2008, came to Norwich as a student, got married, and worked in Thai restaurants before falling in love with the Vine Tavern, as it then was.

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Telephone: 01603 627362



Opening times

Monday 11.00 – 23.00

Tuesday 11.00 – 23.00

Wednesday 11.00 – 23.00

Thursday 11.00 – 23.00

Friday 11.00 – 23.00

Saturday 11.00 – 23.00

Sunday Closed

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