Modern Life Cafe

Eating & drinking

The Terrace – Opens Wednesday 2 December

The Terrace is our new cafe and specialty coffee outlet. We will be serving coffee from multi award-winning roasters Square Mile, offering a menu of popular espresso-based drinks as well as a changing line-up of guest single origin filter coffee from around the world.

The Sainsbury Centre is committed to supporting East Anglia’s thriving economy of local, independent suppliers and will be placing them centre stage – featuring food and drink from less than twenty miles from the building.

Expect to see delicious cakes from Norwich’s Courtyard Cakery, bread and pastries from local favourites Bread Source, wine and beer from Flint Vineyard and Ampersand Brewery in Suffolk and meat and cheese from Marsh Pig and Fen Farm Dairy.

There is indoor seating available. Payment by card or mobile device only.

Opening times:

Tuesday – Friday: 9am – 4.30pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 4pm

 

Modern Life Cafe – Opens Thursday 3 December

The Modern Life Cafe is our dedicated restaurant serving a choice of delicious, freshly prepared food and drink with a strong emphasis on local and seasonal produce. A diverse selection of hot meals for adults and children and full range of hot and cold drinks will be available. 

The cafe is now serving a table service only menu with delicious hot food options. Download the menu on this page to get a flavour of what’s on offer.

There is socially distanced seating available inside. You are required to wear a face covering in the Modern Life Cafe until you are sat down at your table.

Payment by card or mobile device only please.

Opening times:

Tuesday – Sunday: 9am – 5pm
Cafe closed between 21 December and 4 January 2021

 

Venue Hire

Due to the current pandemic, unfortunately we will not be hosting any events for 2020 and weddings for 2020/21. Please keep an eye on this page for updates.

If you would like to get in touch about a 2021 booking for a corporate event, group visit, location filming, studio workshop or any other event, contact Debbie Longordo:

d.longordo@uea.ac.uk
01603 593202

Modern Life Cafe Sainsbury Centre
Sharing platter at Modern Life Cafe

Modern Life Cafe

The Terrace Cafe

The Terrace