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Gongoozler's Rest Cafe

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The Towpath | The Stophouse, Grand Union Canal, Braunston, England
+44 7940 973529
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
The Towpath | The Stophouse, Grand Union Canal, Braunston, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped in here for breakfast as we passed through Braunston heading south. The setting is unusual set as it is in a converted barge. The menu is extensive and ‘set’ but can be altered after discussion with the serving staff. I had the cooked...More

Thank Philip I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast and was thoroughly impressed. We sat inside the boat and the cafe was spotless. Service was excellent and the owner and waitress very welcoming. The food was freshly cooked to order and was very tasty and they serve black pudding. Highly...More

Thank Annhey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good portion sized and delicious breakfast. Set on the canal with a lovely view. Feeling warm and toasted in the cabin even on a cold day. Great place to stop for coffee or tea after a walk.

Thank SokHy
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We've called in several times on our towpath walk - sitting outside in the gardens with the dog. Excellent mugs of tea along with a choice of 3 or 4 cakes - excellent quality and great service

1  Thank dylan3spot
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the gongoozler for breakfast Cooked to perfection Really good value for money The breakfast is huge Lovely people cooking and serving Very friendly and helpful to us told us the history of Braunston and places to visit Micheal was a great waiter and full...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is great idea, a barge converted to a cafe on the water at Braunston. The staff work very hard and provide a vast menu in what must be difficult cooking conditions, but it all very good. Home made cakes and other food prepared on...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast with family whilst travelling through on narrow boat. Very tasty and for vegies as well as meat eaters!

Thank Catriona M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We continue to visit on a regular basis to enjoy the excellent selection of food available which is well cooked and always well presented on HOT plates. The staff always greet with a smile and a friendly welcome. not to be missed if visiting Braunston....More

Thank belle1944
Avril E, Manager at Gongoozler's Rest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your review and understanding of our busy times

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Sat outside as we had a dog. Service was a little slow but good when it arrived. Lovely idea and fits well in it's surroundings

Thank Helen L
Avril E, Owner at Gongoozler's Rest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your review . Sorry that we kept you waiting .

Reviewed 6 August 2017

If your looking for a nice caf'e with a difference then Gongoozler's rest is the place. Set on the Braunston canal towpath.You can get a lovely tea & cake or maybe a sandwich or fried breakfast with great scenery of narrow boats going about their...More

Thank Caroline P
Avril E, Owner at Gongoozler's Rest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your review

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Avril E
12 August 2017|
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Response from Avril E | Property representative |
Having not been on trip advisor before I was just trying to reply to your disappointed visit . I am very sorry that the service was so poor that shift we have taken your review with the upmost seriousness and all the staff... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Towpath | The Stophouse, Grand Union Canal, Braunston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Braunston
  • Phone Number: +44 7940 973529
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