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The Good Loaf

1-9 Overstone Road | First Floor, Northampton NN1 3JL, England
+44 1604 824084
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bacon sandwich” (25 reviews)
“bread” (65 reviews)
“cakes” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1-9 Overstone Road | First Floor, Northampton NN1 3JL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I found this a very pleasant place for a light lunch in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Tasty sandwiches, toasties and soup, served with great fresh breads of different sorts freshly baked on the premises and very reasonably priced are available mornings and afternoons. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brucebassa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my bf came here for afternoon tea. The bread were fresh and drinks were nice. I more favour my bf’ mocha instead my latte as latte was a bit bitter. We enjoy our time here. However, it was a bit noisy as a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank barbiecho
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Visited here with a couple of friends for lunch. Not an extensive menu but very varied and we had no difficulty choosing. Sandwiches are huge and delicious. People here are really friendly and helpful. The breads look amazing the difficult bit is choosing one. Other...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LadyAnne253
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe and great bread ...fruited sourdough and marmite sourdough amongst the best. Good for breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Sharing is caring. A good friend came for an overnight stay, a visit to Good Loaf is good start of a lovely morning ~ freshly made coffee & simple meals. My friend bought some of their homemade products for home as well. Loving their display...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank miki_chia2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is tucked away in an old Shoe Factory opposite the TA Centre. Really good service, lovely food featuring bread made on the premises. The bacon sandwiches are the best that I have ever had.

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Bill C C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The good loaf is literally around the corner - I’ve walked past it many times and even sent our daughter there to make pizza during the school holidays but never ventured in myself. This week we dropped in and had yummy bacon sandwiches with tea...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Nina S
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy popping into the good loaf. The staff seem to really enjoy working there, I have never received bad service. The staff are attentive and kind, nothing is too much! Their bread is to die for, you can never enter and leave the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Aimee D
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovey and lively place with local families, friends and couples on Saturday mornings. It’s a cafe with good cause & good loaf of bread. The environment is cosy for good chat & catch up. My husband loves the bacon sandwich while I always...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank miki_chia2018
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I have been here a few times. This cafe has a lot going for it great bread (as the name suggests and lives up to) and every time the staff have been friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Scott T
Suzy V, Manager at The Good Loaf, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you 😊

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January 18, 2017|
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Response from Suzy V | Property representative |
Hi There are 2 hour spots outside our door on Clare Street. Great Russel Street is around the corner with all day spots. The closest multi-storey is St Michaels at the bottom of Overstone Road. Look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $8
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-9 Overstone Road | First Floor, Northampton NN1 3JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 824084
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Our award winning cafe and bakery is set in an old shoe factory in the heart of the 'Boot and Shoe Quarter' conservation area. The perfect place to try our range of artisan bread, homemade cakes and locally roasted, award winning coffee.
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