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Are You Being Served?

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Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Vegan
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62 St. Giles St., Northampton NN1 1JW, England
+44 1604 628854
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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An all round great experience. The menu was varied and the staff were extremely helpful without being intrusive. We were three adults and two children and the staff could not have been more helpful. My daughter (30+) and my grandson (5) had the fish finger sandwich which came with salad and crisps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Ron S
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

An all round great experience. The menu was varied and the staff were extremely helpful without being intrusive. We were three adults and two children and the staff could not have been more helpful. My daughter (30+) and my grandson (5) had the fish finger sandwich which came with salad and crisps. I had jacket potato with beans and cheese... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a small café, serving home-made cakes and light lunches. I have visited here three times now and would highly recommend it. Staff have not been impatient at any point during my visits. Even on one visit which I was accompanied by my learning disabled daughter. The café looks out onto the main street, it's huge window allows in... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great breakfast (salad and tuna sandwich+ lemon cake to share). Lovely tea and coffee, and what an attentive service. Thank you and see you next time

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Popped into this cafe in St Giles Street with my daughter. The staff were bubbly and greeted us warmly. The owner and staff alike seemed very happy to be at work, which for the patron is always a pleasure. The cafe had home-made cakes and scones on display which were too tasty to resist. Apart from a little step I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Was treated to delicious afternoon tea here by my son. Relaxed and very welcoming with plenty of toys provided for my 20 month old granddaughter . Home baked treats, a variety of delicious sandwiches, cakes, profiteroles and scones and fresh pots of tea and beverages made for a memorable visit.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good wholesome food at a reasonable price. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Another good., central place to meet up for town shopping etc.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I visited this lovely little cafe on a Monday morning. We arrived at around 9.45am to find it didn't open until 10 however the lady saw us hovering and welcomed us in early. We had tried to visit the week previous but as it was over lunch thr place was understandably full so we went elsewhere. The service was excellent... More 

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Northampton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had lunch here with a group of 5 friends, service wasn't exactly rude but you got the impression the focus was on getting you in and out very quickly! Teas & coffee were served without teaspoons, and the table wasn't wiped before we sat (despite reserving the table). We wanted to order more drinks but we're told we'd have... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I've been to this lovely little café on several occasions, but the most recent was for afternoon tea. Are you being served? is a quintessential tea shop and a welcome change from the abundance of coffee places in Northampton town centre! There is always a friendly and attentive service from the team there and the owners always remember you. The... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This small café is really welcoming and cheerful. The meals are always delicious, and the breakfast is the best I've ever had. I highly recommend it !

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Address: 62 St. Giles St., Northampton NN1 1JW, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 628854
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Vegan

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  • Address: 62 St. Giles St., Northampton NN1 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 628854

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Vegan

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