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Norwich’s vegan scene

From student friendly to high end, explore all things Norwich vegan in this blog by Adriana and Mackayla from the NUA Students’ Union Vegan Society.

The Tipsy Vegan

The Tipsy Vegan restaurant is located in the Norwich Lanes, and is definitely a place to visit if you’re looking for something a bit fancier for a meal out. They serve an extensive list of cocktails, as well as having a menu packed with a variety of dishes.

The Tipsy Vegan have brunch and dinner menus, hosting items such as pancakes, sandwiches and burgers, and they make almost everything they serve on site from scratch! The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere, making it a great place for a chill social gathering.

Erpingham House

This is the latest addition to the ever-growing list of vegan places in Norwich. Erpingham House is a perfect location for Instagramable interior snapshots and selfies, as well as great food!

Decorated with plush chairs, plants and marble tables, it makes you want to dress up and go out for a classy night out for cocktails, which they have a wide selection of.

They have different lunch and dinner menus with pastas, burgers, chilli and pizza. Their chocolate brownie with ice cream is also truly amazing! The staff are friendly and attentive. Overall, Erpingham House is a great place if you want to treat yourself and feel great about it as they are plastic free and have optional donation in the bill towards planting a tree for carbon free dining!


Tofurei is a great little place to grab lunch or a coffee when you’re in the city! It’s located just around the corner from campus and Norwich Market, and has a range of small bites including sausage rolls, pasties and croissants, as well as sweet treats.

They also grow their own soy beans which they use to produce soy milk and tofu used on site. Tofurei serve a range of hot drinks, have seating inside and outside, as well as environmentally friendly takeaway packaging.

A great place to pop into if you are just passing through; also, a lovely spot if you’re on a budget but want to treat yourself to a tasty vegan snack!

Loving Hut

Loving Hut in Norwich is a great little place to grab a value for money lunch when you’re out and about in the city centre. Located just behind the Castle Mall, it’s a small all-vegan buffet with a variety of rice or noodles, curries, stir fried vegetables as well as salad.

You can grab a medium take out box for £4, which is plenty to keep you going for the rest of the day! Loving Hut also offers stay-in unlimited buffet, set burger meals, bottled drinks and snacks. The staff are really friendly, and batch cook the dishes to make sure they are hot and fresh throughout the day. Loving Hut is popular amongst vegans and non-vegans alike for a great-tasting filling lunch!