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  • The Soul Cafè & Restaurant

    The menu is an explosion of taste and colour, mixing up African, Asian, European and Caribbean cuisine. Love the holiday vibe at this relaxed restaurant/cafe - great food and music into the evening.

  • The 20 best beachside eats

    Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

  • Bread Source opens in Norwich

    I’ve been trying to take photographs of the new Bread Source for a couple of weeks now, but every time I’ve popped in, it hasn’t been ‘quite ready’. Today, I was able to get in and snap some beautiful pics of this beautiful, award-winning bakery (the Aylsham branch won the Muddy Stilletos 2016 award for Best Bakery). While I’ve not yet stepped […]

  • Eaton Park Café is now OPEN

    Saturday 26 March may have been an ordinary day for most, but not for the people behind Cellar Boy Ltd, the company that owns The Bicycle Shop on Norwich’s St Benedicts Street. Last winter, 145 companies and individuals sent in applications in a bid to win the right to run the café in Eaton Park, a beautiful round […]

    • It’s high time we had tea, mother

      At Christmas, I was stuck to know what to get my Sister for a gift because, as adults, we have the money to buy whatever it is we want (within reason of course; Johnny Depp isn’t for sale) and, as well-brought-up ladies, we know the immaterial nature of material items. So it was like a Christmas thunderbolt […]

    • Free from… anything but taste

      I’m always excited when a new shop opens in Norfolk, particularly when it’s independent and right on the money – new London-based ventures often closing before they really get going, priced out by chains willing to pay extortionate rents. In Norwich, competitive rents and an arty bunch of locals – Norwich University of the Arts […]

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