Find out where I go for inspiration, vegetarian food and fun times with my friends.
Home City: Mumbai
Course: MA Creative Writing
Ask Me: Ask-A-Student
A lunch and coffee spot just for staff, visitors and post-grad students.
Located at the top of The Campus Kitchen, opposite the ARTS 1 building.
One of their comfortable couches can easily become one of your favourite reading spots on campus. Your favourite book, coffee and one of Vista’s delicious cakes make for a perfect afternoon.
Quality food and service at prices you can afford.
Located on University Drive near the Medical Centre.
Delicious food prepared from freshly sourced, local ingredients. The staff are really friendly and the café has an amazing vibe.
Whether you want advice from a pharmacist, need to pick up a prescription or are just running low on paracetamol, you’ll find what you need at Boots.
Located next to the UEA Medical Centre on Bluebell Road.
Well stocked and very convenient for emergency medication!
Alongside permanent collections, the Sainsbury Centre host a range of temporary exhibitions, award-winning learning programmes, lectures and art workshops.
University of East Anglia, Norfolk Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ.
The Sainsbury Centre is a really inspiring space, especially for writers or anyone who’s looking for some creative inspiration.
The Bicycle Shop
Quirky and cosy – the perfect spot to escape the bustle of Norwich’s lanes. Pop in for a light bite or a larger meal.
17 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4PE.
The vegan food is delicious.
Moorish Falafel Bar
Offering a selection of vegetarian food from the Middle East.
17 Lower Goat Lane, Norwich, NR2 1EL.
Don’t be deceived by its inconspicuous location. Just a taste of the food introduces you to vibrant bursts of flavour. Rumour has it that they use a secret sauce in their wraps and burgers too.
More student guides
“Blend is my go-to for a quick snack between lectures, the curly fries and mozzarella sticks are my personal favourite.”
“The Waffle House has the tastiest waffles around, whether you choose sweet or savoury.”
“As social secretary for a sports club, I chose St Andrews Brewhouse for our Christmas meal and it didn’t disappoint!”
“On campus: Work up an appetite in the sports facilities, fuel up in Sportscafé.”
“Frank’s Bar in Norwich offers a chilled spot for coffee, dinner or drinks with friends.”
“Ruth’s Kitchen: They just want to feed you and feed you well! The food is cheap but super tasty with great portion sizes.”
“The Bicycle Shop: Quirky and cosy – the perfect spot to escape the bustle of Norwich’s lanes. Pop in for a light bite or a larger meal.”
“The dental practice is really useful to have on campus as it saves going into the city for dental treatment.”
“I’ve visited both Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle, which are both incredibly beautiful.”
“Chapelfield has a good selection of shops, as does St Stephens Street. Many of them offer student discounts, which helps a lot with budgeting.”
“Strangers Coffee is widely recognised as the best coffee in Norwich. They even have their own roaster.”
Toyin, East Anglia
“I enjoy Mantra because it plays music like afrobeats and R’n’B, which I love.”