Yalm is an exciting new food hall showcasing some of the best independent chefs and kitchens from the region, across two floors.

YALM (verb) origin: Norfolk — To eat hungrily

Offering all-day dining and drinking – it’s the perfect city centre spot to come and ‘yalm’ with friends.

Yalm has a ground floor cafe bar and a first floor restaurant where customers can order from one of seven kitchens and includes a 12-tap beer bar with local and international brews serving the freshest beer in Norwich and a wine and spirits bar.

The ground floor cafe bar features:

Folks Coffee Co is a modern coffee and cocktail concept that’s aiming to create an amazing space for ‘folks’ to socialise in. They are dedicated to sourcing the best local, high quality products to provide an intimate coffee experience and a modern take on cocktails such as mango iced tea and giant passion fruit martini sharing bottles.

Christoph’s Kitchen is a second location for Christoph’s Crepes, one of Norwich most loved eateries. As well as serving crepes, it will also offer stacked pancakes, 12 mini Dutch pancakes and French Toast with a range of classic toppings such as Lemon & Sugar, Maple Syrup and Nutella with Banana or Strawberry and more adventurous choices as Caramel Apple Bomb, Biscoff Bae, Berries and Bacon, Banoffee and Berries and Cream.

On the conveyor belt there’ll be baked desserts such as Apple Caramel Cake, Chocolate Nutella and Hazelnut Tart, Crepe Cheese Cake, Profiteroles along with milkshakes and sundaes..

The seven kitchens serving in the first floor restaurant: 

The Bodega presents The Diner is a new concept from Edd Watkinson who runs The Bodega on Norwich Market. It will serve up a fabulous selection of menu items including a range of vegetarian and vegan options. Breakfast favourites such as Corn Beef or Vegan Chorizo Hash, Avocado on Toast and Green Eggs and Ham will sit alongside a range of bagels, subs and sandwiches with delicious fillings including traditional Salt Beef bagels, Vegan Buffalo Chick’n subs and Turkey Swiss sandwiches. The Diner will open 10am-4pm, weekdays and 9am-4pm on weekends.

Eric’s Pizza is already well known for both its pizza and fish and chips restaurants in Thornham, Holt and St Ives. It specialises in authentic hand-stretched Neapolitan pizza made on site from 24-hour fermented dough, cooked the traditional way in a wood oven. Eric’s Pizza is run by Eric Snaith and his team and has quickly become a Norfolk institution.

BAHA taqueria – is run by the team behind Oishii Street Kitchen, Connaught Kitchen and Moco Kitchen and serves hand-pressed tacos with authentic flavours from Mexico.

NXXDs is a non-traditional ramen and dumpling kitchen which has been created by Francis Woolf and Tom Thornber, the team behind Woolf & Social. They take their inspiration from all corners, to create noodle and dumpling dishes with ingredients, broths and garnishes from around the world.

Souk promises to deliver grilled dishes, cooked over coals, with authentic tastes from the Middle East. It’s run by Stewart Duffield who was formerly the private and executive chef at the Wilderness Reserve Estate Kitchen in Saxmundham.  The word ‘souk’ means marketplace and Stewart aims to present customers with flavours that they could pick up from the herbs and spices sold at souks.

On the Bone is a ‘chop house’ which is brought to Yalm by Derek Hardy who also has Flying Saucers in the ground floor café bar and who also owns Basque restaurant Don Txoko and Japanese grill Fire Izakaya. It specialises in serving charcoal-grilled chops and steaks with modern, gutsy flavours. There’s also fresh ground burgers and slow cooked ribs accompanied by its house made sauces.

Urban Chowk is Yalm’s first pop-up kitchen. It is serving an authentic, vegetarian and vegan Indian menu from the team that manages Namaste Village, the very popular, award-winning vegetarian and vegan Indian restaurant on Queen’s Road in Norwich. Highlights from the menu include starters such as Kachori, fried pastries containing spiced green peas, Cheese Paneer Samosas and Chick’n Momo, steamed dumplings stuffed with spiced vegan chicken. Main dishes include Kaju Vegetable Korma, Paneer Butter Masala and Spicy Honey Chik’n Garlic.


Store Info

Yalm Website

23-24 Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1NQ

01603 394377

Opening Hours