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Are You Being Served?

62 St. Giles St., Northampton NN1 1JW, England
+44 1604 628854
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Ranked #21 of 394 restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Tea Room, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A group of us meet here fairly regularly either for lunch or tea. There is a good choice for either including homemade cakes and scones. The staff are friendly and happy to chat. Recommend booking at busy times of the day.

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finedon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Good insight of Northampton's peoples hospitality.Warm and cosy welcome always first class food and drinks.Just what you need before or after a visit to Derngate,Errol Flynn picture house or of course the shoe museum or the Saints!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I come here fairly regularly in my work lunch time and have never been disappointed. This place is always very busy and is wise to reserve a table, even if it is just for one or two of you! The service is tip top, the food is super delicious and I never have to wait long. The food is always... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I've been here many times, leaf tea in real tea pots, I have never had anything that hasn't been tasty. It does get busy at lunch times so book if you don't want to risk not getting in. I always leave here feeling like a valued customer. It's like having the WI run your local café - homely, tasty and... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My friend and I visited here one morning for coffee. I usually visit in the afternoon. We ordered Welsh rarebit which was very good. However, the dining room soon filled up with smoke from burnt toast and upon further inspection there was no way of opening a window and no means of ventilation. Customers began to comment on the burned... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We had a lovely lunch in here on Wednesday, food was lovely, (Ham and Cheese Croissant and fish finger sandwich) and the tea is fabulous, a little pot with tea leaves, bliss!! But, you have to feel happy with peoples bottoms in your face whilst you are eating when they bend over to get their bags, ties laces etc, Keep... More

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Chris and Wendy made us feel very welcome. Proper tea leaves in a proper tea pot. Fantastic. Even said I could wait for my wife while she went for a job interview and did not ahve to buy anything. Great place and will certainly be back. Have yourself a treat and go along. Hard working ex teachers who put a... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Visited today, had the scrambled eggs and salmon...very tasty. Lovely food, great service! Will be back to try the cream tea!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

A little bird had told me about this little place.so decided to give it a go and was pleasantly surprised to find a great little. Food was plentiful and very moreish,staff warm and friendly and very helpful. Will be returning here in the future.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Had a very nice breakfast with friends only to be told on presenting a Debit Card that there was a surcharge. A Debit Card is like cash. Restaurants should include their surcharge in the price, if they want to charge extra. Bad policy to tell someone as they are about to pay that there is a surcharge. Quite spoiled the... More

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