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1 Thompson Close, Harpenden AL5 4ES, England
+44 1582 461321 ‎
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Gorgeous Home Made Cakes

Nice little coffee shop with a fantastic selection of home made cakes. Seating is limited as it's small, but definitely worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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English first
UK
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nice little coffee shop with a fantastic selection of home made cakes. Seating is limited as it's small, but definitely worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We ordered a simple snack and two hot drinks, the sandwich did not have any filling except one bit of tomato and the drinks order was wrong. On the table next to ours the order was wrong also and the sandwich looked like mine, as little filling as possible. We paid top price without making a scene but, we, and... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Nice lunch, yummy selection of food and reasonably priced. The girl who served me was very proffesional and quick.

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Harpenden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Have had lunch here many times. Good for a light salad or soup whilst catching up with friends. In the summer you can sit outside and enjoy the sun. Winter it is a bit tight in the inside of Caffe Gusto but still enjoyable.

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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

On our first visit here a few weeks ago,I ordered a tuna mayonnaise sandwich and coffee and my companion ordered a pasta dish. I thought then that the coffee was tasteless and the sandwich filling was poor,although the pasta was passable. We returned this week and nothing had changed.My sandwich was dry with as little filling as it was possible... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Café Gusto is a real gem in the long list of Harpenden eating places. The food is good and delivers good value, the staff are helpful and friendly and it is clear that many of the customers are regulars.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The staff seemed to have a miserable look on their face and talked about customers behind their back. I was horribly treated and will not be retuning.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My Thompsons Close secret. The lovely staff always serve with a smile and the lunch choices are small but good with lovely homemade soups, salads, pasta, panninis and cakes!!!! Great coffee. A regular visitor love it.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Tasty baguettes and morning boosters! Always stop through. Staff are friendly and happy to make amendments if needed for picky eaters like me

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Food here is ok but I wouldn't go back as given the state of the toilets which didn't look like they had had a proper clean in months, I would be too worried about the hygiene of the rest of the place to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Thompson Close, Harpenden AL5 4ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 461321 ‎

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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