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64 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QL, England
+44 20 7794 5700
07:00 - 19:30
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 19:00
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I called in here with my daughter for a light lunch and was not disappointed. We were greeted at the counter and a selection of the home baked goods were explained to us. I had a delicious scone and a latte, and when I went up to the service area to ask to have my latte heated, the server made... More 

Thank AnnieMG
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I like this little cafe a ot. But the staff hardly speak English or do so so badly comunication at first or even second attempt is always impossible. So be prepared to be very frustrated when trying to place your order. Dont get me wrong they are very polite, but so difficult to communicate with without several attempts..As l can... More 

1 Thank Peter R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Coffee is also great. Shame about the clealiness. Always filthy in the communal dining area. Toilets are the fmost disgusting public loo experience possible. Just had to clean someone's blood off the toilet seat. Disgraceful in the extreme.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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554 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 885 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Poor service in this branch of Gail's - very disorganised service and rather rude. We ordered some bread to take away, and were asked to get it ourselves from the shelf and bring to the till. Whilst we did, the staff carried on chatting! It was clear that the regular process was for the staff to do that - quite... More 

4 Thank tjh2
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I like the food and the coffee at Gails. It's lovely having a chain 'artisan bakery' where you can get more unusual or a wider variety of choices than you do in most of the chain coffee shops. The service at Northcote Road, Abbeville Village, Clapham Old Town and Wimbledon Village is consistently bad. Dulwich Village is the currently bucking... More 

Thank 895sopm
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Arrived not realising there was a menu to order from Staff disorganised Full of food on tables Staff Need to move on laptop users,sipping water for an hour,hogging tables

Thank clivebear
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Gails is a chain of cafes - the food does not disappoint - freshly made everyday and the coffee ( depending on who makes it) is good. On the way to work I get a coffee ( or two) on a daily basis, as it's a place I've found is reliable and offers a good coffee and great homemade bread.... More 

Thank Ispywithmylittleeye1
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I understand that this area is traditionally full of young mothers but this Gail's has become an extension of a nursery, with yelling toddlers running around and the smell of nappies. This Gail's also feels less well maintained than others I've visited. Won't be returning to this Gail's.

Thank PrinceAlan
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Gails is perfect place to eat breakfast or lunch. This bakery has delicious bread and brioche with bluberry

Thank klosowska
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went in for breakfast, latte was spot on but saw the chef have a wobbly whilst we waited for our food. My bacon was cremated and my egg just came as a hard yolk with no white. I went to take it back and the attitude was ridiculous, so rude and dismissive. No one apologised for the food and when... More 

Thank Gareth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7794 5700

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