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Are You Being Served?

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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62 St. Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JW, England
+44 1604 628854
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Was surprised to find it is no longer the same people and the lovely chat n cake it was. Lot to live up to but good luck to new people.

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Thank 259bridges
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

I dine at Are You Being Served? regularly. I love the friendly, welcoming atmosphere and how it makes you feel at home. The staff is just wonderful and the food is tasty. I would recommend this place to anybody looking for a bit to eat in Northampton, well it is one of my favorite places.

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Thank Ásdís L
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015

Myself and friends frequently visit this cafe and we absolutely adore it. Although quite a small place, this humble cafe has a brilliant atmosphere- the owners are friendly and welcoming. The food is prepared promptly and offer good variety on the menu. AND they do the BEST scones around!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

Lovely place to stop and have lunch. Good food lovely service. Hopefully it will be as good with the new management.

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Thank AlexKavar
Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

Definitely our favourite place to stop for a drink and a bite to eat when we're in town. Are You Being Served? is a friendly, welcoming and relaxing place with delicious, freshly made brunches, cakes and lunches. I've brought visitors here and they've loved it. Today we had coffee and bacon & egg muffins, which were just perfect, and then... More 

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Thank madratwoman
Northampton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Of the sea of coffee houses & tea rooms this one stands out. Friendly staff who make you feel like one of the family. Good ' old fashioned' service. The scones are delicious & one of the few places you can get Marmite on toast. Loyalty card means you can get a free cuppa after 10 visits

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Thank Jayne E
England
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice place to meet friends, good for afternoon teas. You are not hurried and the food is fresh. They cater for people with gluten free diets as well

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Thank rincewindforever
Northampton
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

This a lovely and friendly place. The service is great and the food delicious. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank bsaxton2015
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Oh how we love this place, it's got so much to give - fun, friendly, great food, gossip all in the best possible taste of course, love it

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Thank Andy B
Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great place great welcome very helpful staff food is fab, cannot recommend this place enough 5 stars all the way

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Thank Nick P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 St. Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 628854

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?