Zaks Diner – An authentic American Diner in Norwich

Zaks has been a part of people’s lives in Norwich and Norfolk since 1976. People share memories over 3 generations with a Zak’s burger.

In 1976 local musician and entrepreneur Harvey Platt had the idea to bring a slice of America to Norwich after working for and with the American war machine in South East Asia and a later visit to San Francisco to meeting up with former musician buddies. Harvey had the opportunity to purchase an old café caravan situated on Castle Meadow Norwich next to the old cattle market which is now the Vue cinema (Castle Mall) and that’s where the legend began.

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Visit Zaks Diner in Norwich - an American-style diner with booth seating and memorabilia, serving ribs, burgers and BBQ dishes.

Zaks opened in May 1976 serving the now famous chargrilled burgers in the “Original Zaks Caravan” wrapped in tin foil and cooked fresh to order in the American tradition.

Their burgers are still made by the same local company that have supplied Zaks for over 40 years! They are made to their own size, shape and recipe from 100% beef with nothing added at all.

  • vegan options available
  • Zaks Diner is open 12pm – 8pm
  • Enjoy traditionall american diner food at Zaks! – including brilliant burgers and unbelievably tasty milkshakes

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