Established since 1976. All vegetarian wholefood shop in the centre of Norwich. Stocks a wide range of organic produce and GM-free goods. Upstairs is the Wild Thyme, which opened in fall 2013 replacing the previous restaurant, Pulse. more-less
Old Fire Station Stables, Labour in Vain Yard, Guildhall Hill
Norwich, England NR2 1JD

Mon-Sat 9:00am-6:00pm



First Review by Ellio
  • vegan

Friendly with variety!

4 Posted on 08 / 01 / 2014

I travel to Norwich around two/three times a week and they're a big part of my of my weekly shop! They're the only place I've managed to find certain vegan versions of items that I cannot find in your typical stores like Holland & Barrett or Tesco/Sainsbury's. They sell vegan bacon, sometimes things like tofurkey, quick lunch snacks, a good variety of vegan cheeses, yogurts, crisps, chocolate, sweets, vegetable pate, shampoos and conditioners, ect. They sell loads of gluten free items and have a decent sized freezer section containing pizzas, pies and ice cream, however they're not completely vegan so you'll still need to check certain items. Most of the items there will have vegan and non-GMO stamps on them but as I said, always good to check if there isn't anything on the front! They have decent pricing but items like tea will be less expensive in places like Holland & Barrett! The Greenhouse cafe sells the same shampoo/conditioner for a lot cheaper also! Other than that, they're great! Nice friendly staff, great products, below a beautiful vegan/vegetarian cafe that is just delicious! Definitely worth a visit if you're in need of a good quality wholefoods shop.

Pros: Variety, Friendly staff, Brilliant location (secluded with a cafe above)
Cons: Pricing on certain items could be better
Purple Cobwebs
Purple Cobwebs
  • vegan

Soo many temptations!

5 Posted on 02 / 01 / 2013

Popped in for a small box of Booja Boojas. Saw so many other lovely vegan treats that are usually difficult to find that I had to buy a lovely colourful Rainbow bag to carry it all home in!

Pros: Variety of goods, Booja Booja!
  • vegan

The vegetarian shop in norwich

4 Posted on 04 / 20 / 2010

Big vegetarian health food shop, sells loads of stuff can't get anywhere else. A bit expensive for certain things, but a specialist shop will be. Always go here when I'm in town. They do pasties, pizza, cakes etc too. Lots types of tofu etc.

Pros: Central, Specialist
Cons: Expensive


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