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“Nice food, nice ambiance” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Geographic Cafe - CLOSED

National Geographic Cafe
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating
Neighborhood: Knightsbridge
Bedale, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice food, nice ambiance”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Ate here with my daughter on a Sunday afternoon after visiting Harrods across the road. Had the soup and sanni special and it was lovely, vegetable soup was hot and deliciious, bread was superb with the sandwiches. Coffee yummy, mint tea made with fresh mint leaves yummy. Cakes after were nice. Felt strange at first being sat in a shop but eating food, but the atmosphere is very chilled out. The waiter was very attentive and came and checked on how we were at least 3 times but he wasn't overpowering. Recommend this and always cheaper than Harrods but you can see the shop front from the cafe.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Anne236
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English first
New Delhi, India
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161 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Comfortable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

After a tiring visit to Harrods, this cute haven was a pleasant sighting just across the road, it was raining,we were hungry/thirsty and we were without an umbrella, we almost rushed to it. Found good food,the management was very courteous.
Will definitely. Recommend this little cafe for tired tourists or people looking for a quick bite.
The merchandise is interesting too!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank guptaratika
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Devon
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible Service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Sat at bar, asked for menus twice.. 30minutes to get drinks ordered. Manager knew people were needing service but instead of assisting at the bar , just floated around trying to appear busy. Barman was ignorant - eventually made drinks but for only half of our group. Another 15 minutes and we had thd rest of our drinks. gave up trying to get the bill. It wasnt even busy, Awful.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Greenroom1234
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UK
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Now moved!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

Used to like this little cafe, great food and good atmosphere, but since moving the store and cafe to Brompton Road into a smaller premises, the cafe has shrunk and most of the fantastic menu seems to have vanished, was most dissapointed at the new place, wouldnt visit again.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Pwca
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1 review
“Awful service, mating animals animals on big screen!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Both ordering and paying took an extraordinarily long time, despite it being a relatively quiet Saturday. Food pretty good, though service distinctly lacking given mandatory 12.5% service charge.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Duncanhassall
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