What they say about Norwich City of Ale:
"Hats off to the forward-looking group that hatched the concept over a pint at the Norwich Beer Festival a few years ago" Mark Nicholls, Eastern Daily Press

The Lawyer  
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12-14 Wensum Street, Norwich, NR3 1HY
Nick De'Ath & David Turnbull

T 01603 633122



Opening times

Monday closed
Tuesday – Friday 12.00 – midnight
Saturday 12.00 – late
Sunday closed


The pub started life as the Grapes in 1845 when it was a Free House and passed through a number of ownerships between then and the present. It became the Silver Dollar in 1972, and briefly, in 1977, the Silver Jubilee. In 1980 it became the Lawyer for the first time. In 1996 it was taken over by the Firkin brewery (who had also bought the Reindeer around the same time) and its name changed to the Fugitive and Firkin. In 2003 the name briefly changed again to the Fugitive after the collapse of the Firkin chain. In 2004 it became the Lawyer for the second time.

City of Ale Beers

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