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We're open in Norwich!

We're open in Norwich! The first of our two Norwich restaurants has finally opened its doors! The new restaurant terrace on Timberhill, is part of a redevelopment of the Castle Mall. The area will soon be buzzing with new restaurants and we're excited to say that we've managed to sneak in first! So if you're tired of shopping 'til you drop or if you fancy a bite before popping upstairs to the cinema, make sure you drop in and say hello! Our menu is bursting with a variety of Mexican flavours and colour. We've got something to suit every taste and appetite, from lighter dishes like tacos and salads, to juicy burgers served up with a selection of fries. Don't worry if you're not a spice fiend, we keep our dishes mildly spiced and offer sauce bottles for people to spice up their meal as much as they want to. 

Final countdown to Norwich!

It's the final countdown to the opening of our new Norwich restaurant! The finishing touches are being added, the cutlery being polished and the glasses are being shined! It's now just a week until the first of our two restaurants planned in Norwich opens its doors. 

Cocina Norwich will be the first restaurant to open on the newly refurbished Timberhill Terrace development, which is part of Castle Mall. It's a fantastic location and we're so excited to be opening our first Norwich restaurant there. Cocina will be bringing the people of Norwich a mixture of modern Mexican cuisine, along with some classics that you'll be familiar with. From tacos and burritos through to the humble burger, we're sure we've got something to please everyone. Our menu is perfect for sharing, so bring along a couple of friends and Mex up your meal with a selection of different dishes. Of course that's only if you want to, not everyone likes to share!! 

It's not just the food that we are proud of at Cocina, we have also developed a delicious range of cocktails for you to choose from. With Mexican classics such as Margaritas, through to some you might not of heard of. We hope you have as much fun as us trying out the cocktail menu! They're great value too, with selected cocktails priced at two for £8 all day, everyday! It would be rude not too!

We're excited to open the doors on the 1st November, not only because we've been waiting for this for a long time. But also because the 1st November is Day of the Dead, which is a day steeped in Mexican culture. You can learn more about it here. If you pop along in fancy dress on opening day, you might just earn yourself a treat! 

Hot on the heals of the Terrace restaurant, we also have our Tombland venue. Work is coming along nicely there, and we'll update you on the opening date very soon. Follow the progress of the restaurants on our Facebook page.

Cocina teams up with Swansea City

The Cocina Swansea team had a great time at the home of the Swans (Swansea City) last weekend! Cocina were the proud sponsors of the home Premier League game against Huddersfield Town. Not only did Swansea City manage to bag a 2-0 victory, but the Cocina team managed to meet a few heroes along the way! 

As proud Swansea locals, our team down in South Wales are excited to offer Swansea City season ticket holders 10% off at Cocina Swansea until the end of November. That includes food and drinks! Sounds like a great excuse to pop down and celebrate or commiserate after this weekends game if you ask us! 

If you're after a sneak peak of what to order, then have a look at our menu pages, there's sure to be something to whet your appetite. And don't forget to share a picture of yourself enjoying your discount on our social media pages.

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About Cocina

Cocina is a place where people gather to share a delicious Mexican meal in a fun, vibrant, modern setting.

El Mexicana

Cocina is the sister brand of El Mexicana