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Now following on from our previous articles on great restaurants Norwich has, we have decided to share specifically, some great options for breakfast. If you want a light breakfast, or a heavy one or you prefer brunch, we’re sure you will find an option in our list below to meet your requirements. All of these restaurants also have vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options!

1.     Bill’s -

Location: 2 - 10 Back of the Inns, Norwich NR2 1PT
Breakfast Time: (Monday – Friday): 08:00 – 12:00, (Saturday and Sunday): 09:00 – 13:00

2.     Côte -

Location: 29 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP
Breakfast Time: (Monday to Friday): 08:00 – 12:00, (Saturday and Sunday) 09:00 – 13:00

3.     Wild Thyme Vegetarian Café -

Location: Wild Thyme Vegetarian Café, The Old Fire Station Stables, Labour In Vain Yard, Norwich, NR2 1JD
Breakfast Time: (Monday to Saturday): 10:00 – 11:30 

4.     Café Britannia -

Location: Britannia Road, Norwich NR1 4LU
Opening Times: (Monday to Friday): 07:30 – 11:30, (Saturday and Sunday): 8:00 – 11:30
Breakfast Menu: N/A

5.     The Street Café - /

Location: 147 Magdalen Street, Norwich NR3 1NF
Breakfast Time: (Monday to Saturday): 08:00 – 15:30, (Sunday): 09:00 – 13:30 
Breakfast Menu: N/A

6.     Muffin Break UK -

Location: Norwich, Unit Lu06 , Castle Mall Shopping Centre, Norwich
Breakfast Time: 07:00 - N/A

7.     The Green Grocers -

Location: Earlham Road | Earlham House Shops, Norwich NR2 3PD
Breakfast Time: (Monday to Saturday): 08:00 – N/A, (Sunday): -9:00 – N/A

Business travel is one of those things you either love or hate. It can be incredibly stressful having to pack, wake up early and wait in lines for the plane or taking the train, if it is a local travel. However, it does not have to be so stressful! We have collated some of the best advice we have seen on how to make business travel enjoyable and easy going.

Try to fit everything in one suitcase
Packing everything in one suitcase will make you more efficient with what you pack. It also means if your trip requires a plane journey, you don’t have to check in any luggage, which will save more time.
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Pack a digital luggage scale with you when travelling
This comes in handy when you know you probably will buy some extra things on your travels and don’t want to pay extra for going over the baggage limit. With this with you, you can make sure that your luggage is under the limit as you’re going and then when you’re coming back, you can make sure that you have not exceeded. This saves time having to unpack at the airport if you have gone over and saves money if you pay instead.  
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Make sure all your devices are charged the night before you travel
This one is quite self-explanatory. Nothing is worse than travelling and realising your phone or tablet is nearly dead and you don’t have any nearby socket to charge it! To be on the safe side, because you may not have time in the morning, make sure all your devices are on 100%. In addition, buy a good power bank or portable charger so that you can take that along too and take the necessary electrical plug adaptors.  
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Make a checklist of everything you need
Nothing is worse than knowing you have forgot something important and not being able to go back to get it! To avoid forgetting anything, always write a list of everything you need and tick it off as you pack, if you organise your packing too in designated sections, you can also do a quick overhead check in the morning to double-check everything is there.
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Have a semi-pre packed bag at hand
Keeping some essentials in your travel bag is a good way to minimise packing time and the potential to forget anything important. It’s a good idea to keep travel size toiletries and some basics like underwear, socks and face towels so that the only other things you need to pack are clothes, gadgets etc.
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Buy food or pack something in advance
Especially if you’re journey is on the train. Save money by buying food in advance to eat. The prices on the train tend to be expensive. Plus, if you have special dietary needs, options may be limited, so to be on the safe side, buy or make your own.
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With the increased popularity of vegetarianism, veganism or a plant-based diet, sometimes finding somewhere to eat can be hard, as some restaurants have limited options. More restaurants however are expanding their options and this makes it easier to eat out. In our previous post, we listed some great restaurants to try in Norwich, and listed five great vegan/vegetarian options. We have now compiled a longer list of vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants in Norwich for you to try out.

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Inspired from American diner classics, their approach is to make "delicious and honest food that's kinder to the planet". They have a range of meals that they provide that are all healthy and freshly made, full of flavour, and vegan! They also try to source their ingredients locally from Norwich Market. 

Location: Norwich Market -Row 8 54/55. NR2 1ND

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This is a relaxing vegan coffee shop and 'grab 'n' go'. They sell "familiar drinks, snacks and goods to go, including coffee, teas, "soysage" rolls, a mouth watering collection of fresh backed cakes, chocolate (including Vivani and Go Max), and Ten Acre crisps." They also have the option of grabbing a take away lunch with sandwich, crisps, chocolate and a cold drink. In addition, all their products are plant based. 

Location: 12 Pottergate, Norwich, NR2 1DS

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Inspired from American diner classics, their approach is to make "delicious and honest food that's kinder to the planet". They have a range of meals that they provide that are all healthy and freshly made, full of flavour, and vegan! They also try to source their ingredients locally from Norwich Market. 
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100 Vegan, this Coffee shop serves their speciality coffee as well as smoothie bowls, Buddha bowls, cakes, treats and smoothies. 

Location: 27 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1LE

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This restaurant is both vegan and vegetarian friendly. They aim to produce and serve "delicious and healthy food and drink without cruelty or exploitation of living beings - animals or people and without damaging the environment and the planet we lie in". They only serve vegan and vegetarian foods and drinks, all their food is made fresh from scratch and they also have many dairy-free and gluten-free dishes. 

Location: The Street, Trowse Newton, Norwich, NR14 8AH

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This small business offer a delicious vegetarian menu. "Inspired by the zesty flavours of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine", their food is prepared fresh daily with many items being suitable for Vegans also. 

Location: 17 Lower Goat Lane, Norwich 

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Established in 1978, the Waffle House has consistently serves wholesome, free-range and organic produce. They have a variety of vegetarian and vegan friendly options also.  

Location: 39 St Giles Street, Norwich, NR2 1JN


It's a new year, which also means a fresh start for many of us. A fresh start with goals, work, school, family, relationships and anything else we deem important in our lives. Some of us may have started the year with goals already listed out, ready to start accomplishing them. Others may still be trying to figure out what they want to focus on this year. 
Here at StayNorwich, we've listed a few things everyone could start doing in 2018 to make this year stand out from others! If you start doing these things consistently, they can become good habits implemented in your life. 

1. Start intentionally saving DAILY
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There's nothing better than knowing that apart from the income you make monthly, you have some extra pounds in your savings account. Having a strict saving regime can be tricky for many people, but the benefits of having a healthy savings account overrides the challenged of building one. You can start as little as saving 1p a day; why not try the 1p saving challenge and save up to £650 by the end of the year! For more details check the following links: 

2. Find time to exercise/workout WEEKLY
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This is one thing that normally come on everyone's "to-do" list for the new year!  But the truth is, there are many benefits to choosing a healthier lifestyle, especially with implementing exercises in your weekly routine that will help in keeping you fit and energetic. Sometimes it can be hard knowing where to start from, follow this link to take this quiz by the NHS as an indicator on where to begin: 

3. Read a new book every MONTH
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Let 2018 be the year you challenge yourself to do something you wouldn't normally do. You can start off with smaller books and increase as you get more comfortable or faster with reading. There are many said benefits to reading a new book every month, such as mental fitness, creativity growth and improved writing. It may be hard to begin with, especially if you are not someone who usually reads a lot to begin with, but what better time to start than now! For some tips to help with keeping up reading a new book every month, click the following link:

4. Visit a new place/town/city/country ANNUALY 
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This world is a big place and the best thing you could do this year is to explore more of it! Even if you can't afford to travel outside the county, (although, if you start saving more than 1p every day you may be able to treat yourself by the end of the year!) there are probably many places in your country, city or even town that you haven't visited before. This year be a tourist! Take time even if it's once this year to visit somewhere you have never been before! You can decide to go on a day trip or maybe spend a few nights away, follow this link for 5 benefits of quick getaways: