Norwich: 7 of the best Thai restaurants in Norwich


Published:
09:00 21 May 2022



With flavors of lemongrass and chilli or lime and galangal, Thai cuisine never fails to excite the taste buds.

Norwich is blessed with a number of great restaurants serving authentic Thai dishes available to take away or eat in a restaurant.

Here are seven to try in and around town.


The Thai Lanna restaurant in Bridewell Alley
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1. Thai Lanna

Where: 24 Bridewell Alley, Norwich, NR2 1AQ

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Thai Lanna is tucked away in Norwich Lanes and specializes in noodle dishes, curries and seafood.

You can choose to eat inside the small restaurant or choose to take away its dishes.

2. Mango – T

Where: 8 Orford Hill, Norwich, NR1 3QD

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

This family run restaurant serves authentic Thai cuisine in the heart of downtown.

Its chefs have been in the business for over 25 years and use the freshest ingredients for its wide range of dishes on offer.


Aey Allen, owner of The Vine on Dove Street in Norwich which is reopening after its outdoor license

Aey Allen, owner of The Vine on Dove Street in Norwich, which is reopening after its outdoor license was approved. Photo: Danielle Boden
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3. The vine

Where: 7 Dove Street, Norwich, NR2 1DE

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Vine is located in Norwich Lanes and offers a unique experience for diners.

A pub first and foremost, The Vine offers a huge selection of beers with a focus on Norfolk brewers and Belgian ales.

But it also serves some of the best Thai food in town.

4. Chamthai Soul Kitchen

Where: 20 St John Maddermarket, Norwich, NR2 1DN

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

This little restaurant is another great Thai restaurant to be found in the Norwich Lanes.

The restaurant has five-star reviews on Tripadvisor with guests describing the food as “very authentic” and others praising its friendly atmosphere.


The House Thai restaurant, on Queen's Road in Norwich, has received no start following a food hygiene inspection

The House Thai restaurant, on Queen’s Road in Norwich, has not been given a start following a food hygiene inspection by Norwich City Council.
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5. The house

Where: 2 Queens Road, Norwich, NR1 3PR

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Located a short walk from the bus station, The House is open for lunch and dinner and features a modern Thai-inspired design.

The house can also provide catering services for functions such as birthdays, weddings and anniversaries.


Thai restaurant in Thorpe St Andrew.  Photo: Bill Smith

Thai restaurant in Thorpe St Andrew. Photo: Bill Smith
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6. Thailand

Where: 9 Ring Road, Norwich, NR7 0XJ

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Thailand is one of the oldest Thai restaurants in the Norwich area and was founded in 1986.

Housed in a listed building in Thorpe St Andrew, it offers dine-in and take-out.


Mixed starters including spring rolls and pork toast from the Tamarind Thai restaurant fixed menu.

Mixed starters from the Tamarind Thai Restaurant menu.
– Credit: Rosanna Elliott

7. The Tamarind

Where: 1 All Saints Street, Norwich, NR1 3LG

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Tamarind Tree at All Saints Green serves classic Thai dishes and also has an extensive cocktail menu.

You can also try a bubble tea and pop right next door to visit its spa for some relaxation time.

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