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A Great Little Place

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11C Hoghton Street, Southport PR9 0NS, England
+44 1704 533290
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italia
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little find. Very nice friendly staff always busy lovely lunch and great choice. Very reasonably priced and well worth a visit. Had never heard much about it till I tried and can't believe how busy it is. A must visit.

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Thank maldini3
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

We are so glad you came to us for lunch and enjoyed it so much. Thank you very much for your lovely comments - they are much appreciated. Did you know that we are part of Autism Ventures and provide really valuable training for young people with autism? Hope we see you again soon - best regards from us all... More 

Southport UK
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Nice for coffee and cake or tea and toasted teacakes, comfortable seating, very good staff and excellent cause. Thank you.

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Thank KernowLanzaLover
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you from everyone here for your great review - it is always wonderful to hear that people not only like our coffee and cakes but they support our fantastic charity too. Hope we see you again soon. Best regards Sue and the team More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

Great stop off when shopping. Never disappointed with the cake selection. Well priced and great portions.

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Thank Ladypozzy59
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you love our cakes - all lovingly house made at our London Street branch. We try to put on classics like Lemon Drizzle as well as some more unusual cakes. Hope to see you again soon. Best Regards from Sue and everyone at AGLP More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place many times and called in today to get out of the rain which was horrendous. I was greeted by the lovely staff with a smile and a steaming hot chocolate. Newspapers and comfy chairs kept me in the cafe till the rain eased although the weather was a great excuse for another drink and a... More 

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Thank Andy N
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Hi Andy, We know exactly which morning you mention, I think quite a lot of people were sheltering from the awful weather and I often joke that 'it doesn't matter what the weather is like outside, the sun is always shining inside our cafes'. It is lovely to hear that you are a regular customer and we are thrilled by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

I popped in with my girlfriend to have a quick lunch this weekend and tried the 'cumberland sausage with Boddingtons braised onion panini' I loved it!! The service was great and the staff were all very friendly. We couldn't resist the homemade cakes we had been told about so we decided to try one and we weren't disappointed! Definitely will... More 

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Thank Ryan12347478
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Hi Ryan, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so glad you enjoyed the special Panini (just the job for a cold wet day). I will pass on your comments about the service and the cakes and really look forward to seeing you again soon. Sue and everyone at AGLP More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place! Only 3 specifically breakfast options (and no Heinz ketchup!!) but they offer their full menu from opening. Friendly staff, and easy to find.

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Thank RebeccaPridmore
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Hello Rebecca, What a lovely review - thank you so much. Thank you for mentioning our little place is easy to find - it only takes a minute from the busy high street to reach us and every purchase that is made helps our great charity. There is usually Heinz ketchup available from the kitchen - I will check Hope... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I was in Southport and just wanted a decent lunch. Queue the Trip Advisor appto the rescue! - Up popped this place and I made my way there. What struck me about the place was just how friendly the people were. It is quite smart too and I ordered some lovely roast beef sandwiches and a salad, which was swiftly... More 

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Thank JSFULHAM
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We have just read your fantastic review - thank you so much from all of us, it is much appreciated. Thank you too for recommending our little place and commenting on how friendly everyone is. Hope we see you again next time you are in Southport. Best Regards Sue and All at AGLP More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Like this place for lunch and afternoon cakes and coffee. Service always super and food reasonable and quick as well.

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Thank Annemarie M
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Annemarie. Sue and Everyone at AGLP More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Wonderful place for comfort, papers, TV, comfy chairs, cards, jewellery, but best of all - food. Deals of the Day - so different and tasty, cakes home made and absolutely delicious. Staff - can't do enough for you, lovely atmosphere. Well worth a visit!!

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Thank Beverley H
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Hi Beverley, Well, you have pretty much covered everything - thank you so much. We do try hard to come up with something different every week and keep the patisserie counter well stocked with tempting cakes. It is hard on the other side of the counter - every time the counter door is opened there is a waft of delicious... More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

As it says it's a GLP for lunch or just coffee and cake staff very friendly. Always go there when in Southport town.

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Thank elizabethhunter1
Autism I, Manager at A Great Little Place, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, it is great to hear you always come in for lunch or coffee when you are in town, we love to see people enjoying our little place. Hope to see you again soon. Best Regards Sue and All AGLP More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11C Hoghton Street, Southport PR9 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 533290

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