Expresso Café Norwich


Whether you need a quick caffeine ‘fix’, a taste of home-made goodness, somewhere to chat, meet friends or while away a bit of time – you’re always welcome at Expresso, one of Norwich’s favourite independent city centre cafés.

Our passion for good food means that our menu is a bit of a moveable feast – alongside firm favourites you can expect to find tempting daily specials and tasty new combinations – incorporating the very best of locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. All available to eat in or takeaway.

With seating both outside and in – and parking nearby – Expresso is the perfect place to take a break.

Breakfast at Expresso…

From home-made superfood smoothies to freshly baked croissants & pastries, filled breakfast muffins, bacon rolls, bagels, porridge, toast – and of course plenty of coffee and tea!


Filled baguettes, flatbreads – and our trademark man-sized grilled ciabattas.  Current top five favourite sandwich fillings are: 1.    Sweet chilli chicken with mixed pickles 2.    Mozzarella, oven-baked tomatoes & pesto 3.    Roast Norfolk ham, emmental and tomato 4.    Hummous, Mediterranean roasted vegetables & feta cheese 5.    Salt beef with gherkin, sauerkraut, mustard & emmental.

And that’s not all!  We’ve added  chilli & rice to our ready-to-go range.  Look out for our grab ‘n go boxed salads too!

Daily Specials

Something different every day – including classic comfort food favourites, ‘super’ salads and inspired pasta dishes.


Freshly made by our very own soup dragons, guaranteed to warm up the dreariest of days.  Current top three favourites are: 1.    Asparagus, Spinach & Watercress 2.   Mexican Bean & Chicken 3.   Pho Ga ( Vietnamese Chicken Noodle)


Baked in-house by our talented team, Expresso cakes are simply scrumptious – Great British baking at its best! Whole cakes are available to order (to pass off as your own!) as well as boxes of mixed cakes – ideal for workplace birthdays, or simply because it’s Friday! No two days are the same, but particular favourites to look out for include: •    Sticky Toffee Pudding •    White Chocolate, Pear & Raspberry Sponge •    Rocky Road Slice •    Coffee & Walnut ..not forgetting our home-made choc-chip cookies, flapjack, tiffin and gluten-free chocolate brownies! Vegan options too!


Authentic, top quality Italian Segafredo coffee, ground to order at Expresso.  A great flavour however you like your coffee.   If you fancy something different why not try an iced coffee, a frappe or a flump!

Other liquid refreshment

And that’s not all – we also serve an ever-increasing range of teas, herbal infusions, hot chocolate, soft drinks and shakes – along with a range of bottled beer, cider and wine.  Or why not try a home-made smoothie, packed with natural goodness!