We are open 7 days week in our Norwich shop.
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday
We hold a public event every Tuesday evening
You can privately hire the tearoom for one of our 'Mad Hatter's Tea Parties' Wednesday to Monday (availability permitting)
- Families and Children Welcome
- Event Space
- Gluten Free Available
- Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)
About Biddy's Tea Room Norwich
Biddy's is a traditional Tea Room in the heart of Norwich's bustling Lanes serving traditional cakes and loose leaf tea in a eclectic Victorian setting. We specialise in a 'create your own' afternoon tea made using the days freshly baked scones and homemade cakes from our Aylsham bakery.
We pride ourselves for our large selection of loose leaf tea, offering over 50 possible blends and even an option to mix your own!
Our Tearoom is split into a cakery and lounge downstairs for more relaxed seating to enjoy lighter options, served at the counter to either eat in or takeaway. Our upstairs floor is dedicated to our Tea Room, opened in 2011 serving our hearty lunches and speciality afternoon teas, served by a waitress.
We aren't the world's largest space, and as such cannot offer a grand afternoon affair. However if good service, homemade food, proper tea in a cozy and quirky setting are what you are after, then you have come to the right place. Welcome to Biddy's
First time visit. We were shown to a table by a young man who didn’t ask if the table is okay like most hosts do. We sat down and nothing was said, sat there around 15-20 mins before the boy can over to take our order. We explained we hadn’t been before and wasn’t sure what we had to chose and he seemed annoyed that we didn’t know the menu options. We ordered teas and the normal tea we requested ended being a white tea.... yes he took the order down incorrect. After that a young girl took over, I believe the boy went on a break. The girl was nice and did offer better service. The food was very nice and large portions. For the price the food was very good value for money. We felt very awkward and unfortunately won’t be returning or recommending. It really is a shame that the service was poor and that the staff didn’t seem to know how to even give a welcoming and friendly smile.
Excellent food and service, the cakes are amazing! Great choice of teas and such a unique venue. We love it!
A very relaxed Atmosphere, Food and Service excellent . We will be back. Would highly recommend.
Lovely tea everything we could wish for.
I went here for an afternoon tea for three all food and drinks were amazing, the staff were lovely and very polite and accommodating. Would definitely recommend
Maybe cushions for the chairs? As I was uncomfortable after an hour on the harder chairs upstairs
Servers were lovely but unsure of their names sorry!!!! Very welcoming of our two children - first time we’ve ever had cushions in the high chairs and them set up at the table ready :) servers and staff were chatty and smiley, a lovely atmosphere that was friendly but still felt like a treat. Absolutely perfect and will be back
Delightful couple of hours great food , staff and atmosphere
Great atmosphere. Staff are very friendly
Biddy’s has always been a fantastic experience! The place itself is unique and lovely, staff are helpful polite, and the food and drinks are amazing - both in quality and the fact that all kinds of diets are catered for. Great value for money too. It’s been my favourite place to go in Norwich for years!
The first cup of coffee was luke warm but after that everything was excellent! We really enjoyed our experience at Biddy’s and want to come along again. Thank you.
Very disappointed with our experience. Booked as a treat for my wife on her birthday. We were seated on arrival and then waited a good 15 mins before then spoken to. Placed our order and then waited a further 25 mins before it came out. The food tasted good and was presented well. Found the tea nice. Again though no further communication from the server, whom I noticed was litteraly running around up and down the stairs. Finally caught his attention for a refill of tea but it felt such a chore. Finished made our own way down to pay after sitting for another 15 mins wondering if we paid upstairs or not. Very disappointed with the service and experience!
I had been recommended Biddy’s as somewhere to go for afternoon tea, I was not disappointed, the atmosphere, staff and food were all perfect with a good variety and good portion size. I have already brought gift vouchers as Christmas presents as I enjoyed it so much.
"Was given as a birthday gift, Wow what a treat from the moment entering Biddys staff, food. atmosphere,very good, will return .
Everything was excellent - thank you for great service, wonderful food and the Happy Birthday and birthday candle for my aunt's 85th birthday was a lovely touch. Will definitely be back.
Food was very nice, the atmosphere is beautiful and cosy
Really lovely food, great choice and nice portion sizes.
Loved our afternoon tea at Biddy’s, upstairs was perfect. Didn’t feel rushed, wasn’t pestered, but checked on to make sure all was good. Brilliant time to go as well, 3pm. Definitely will be coming back. Thank you everyone.
Love coming here we always make our annual visit when come to norwich for xmas shopping won't go anywhere else 4 years on trot been since we discovered you .
I felt it was a bit dingy there was a huge cob web in the corner of the room where we sat above our table , the pots of tea looked old and had it , my tea cup was dusty ( wiped it with my napkin ) I have had a lot of afternoon tea but if I’m honest it wasn’t the best it , the scones looked and felt old and very artificial not a flacky fresh scone Not unlimited tea And one slice of cake that’s was it normal you get more. I get the theme there of your shop but this wasn’t good
Really lovely food and atmosphere. The reason for only 4 stars is the following: - The toilet was out of order for our visit (which I'm pretty sure is illegal) so I had to stop myself from bursting for about 1 hour. - No booze. This is probably for the best though because I would've wet my pants.
Brilliant value for money. It is always difficult to pick what cake to have . Great selection of sandwiches. Scones are gorgeous. Staff so friendly.
I absolutely love biddys and would always recommend you guys! Me and a couple of friends had booked afternoon tea yesterday (the savoury) and although the scones and tea were lovely - we wanted to order a traybake after as a little extra, which the waitress said we could and she would come back to us later on. It was getting late (around 4.30) and we could see that a lot of your staff upstairs were trying too clean up around us, that’s understandable on a Saturday afternoon and when you shut the upstairs at 5. But We then just felt we couldn’t ask for our traybake and ended up leaving:( a little dissapointed!
As always an enjoyable afternoon
Excellent thank you