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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Jay's is a independent deli & restaurant based in Harpenden. We are open from breakfast to dinner.. and everything else in between!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
European, British
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff here are always amazing!!! The breakfast is out of this world and not as expensive as other places locally. Service is always 10/10!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dorset111986
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had dinner on a Saturday evening, busy which is always a good indicator. We had calamari to start with bread and oil which was fine and kitchen prepared followed by chicken in a spicy marinade served on skewers with peppers and onions with fries....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit and definitely not my last. Great food, fantastic menu, good atmosphere and excellent service. Just a great place for lunch. Sensible prices and wide choice of cheeky extras. Tiki Tonga coffee, oh yeah. So give this place a go.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Jays is definitely going to be on the map next year. The food, ambience and the service were all fabulous. Everything tasted fresh, delicious and were served hot!! Good drinks menu. Loved it. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AWilliams1978
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a great place for dinner on a Friday or Saturday evening. Very friendly staff, fabulous food, and what's more it won't break the bank. Jay herself is delightful. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Judy C
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a good meal - especially the specials “curried mussels” - all the food was good as was the staff. Just the ambience lacking as it was a quiet night

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliewhelan2016
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Been here 3 times now for evening meal and it's been excellent every time. Staff are very friendly and the food is very good. Start with a pre-meal drink at The Carpenters Arms and you have a perfect night out

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank keithe643
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A friendly place with very accommodating and helpful staff. Great teas and coffees and fabulous vegetarian panini! The chips were also very good. Unfortunately the kids menu let the place down - it was very basic and focussed on the unhealthy. We ordered one ham,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DeliciousandReal
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We went here to celebrate our anniversary and were not disapointed by any aspect of the restaurant. The food was delicious, with decent-sized portions combined with nice presentation, and the service was excellent. My fiancee had sea beam and I had the duck, for reference.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stepbrt23
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I regularly go to Jay's for my brunch and evening meal with my family. They do lovely cocktails in the evening and good wine menu all reasonably priced. The only restaurant in Southdown, Harpenden. I have tried the Indian across the road and to be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laura L
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