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Gartons Coffee House

The Old Old Town Hall Market Square | Market Square, Midhurst GU29 9NJ, England
+44 1730 817166
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Old Old Town Hall Market Square | Market Square, Midhurst GU29 9NJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we turned up a busy time and the waitress said it would be around a 20 min wait for our food we said that was no problem, within 10 mins our food was out to us and very nice it was to. I work in...More

1  Thank carpetmike
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for such a kind review. If I'm right in thinking you came on Father's Day a few weeks ago, when we were really busy, much more than we anticipated, so your comments are very welcome. We look to seeing you again. Regards,Steve Franks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Midhurst for a brief coffee break. Popped into Gartons and wished we hadn't. Clearly the owner was under pressure and not exactly welcoming of customers. Every table was piled with debris. No serving system. We were ignored for 15 mins. Frankly the staff...More

1  Thank GCR50
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Firstly thank you for your review. I do acknowledge that we were extremely busy when you came in and we did not offer the service that we are renowned for, please see previous reviews.However all the staff were under pressure and trying their hardest to...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Met family here for a quick lunch. Great choices, good service and lovely food. It’s a perfect location and well worth a visit.

1  Thank David O
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello David many thanks for your kind review, its nice to have such posistive feedback kind regards,Steve Franks

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Having walked the length of Midhurst high street failing to find somewhere suitable for lunch my wife suggested looking around the side roads. We came across Gartons. This reminded me a bit of an Italian piazza. In a square with outside seating. Have to say...More

1  Thank raycblue
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Many thanks for such a great review, it was nice being compared to a "Piazza" as we sometimes refer to our ourselves as a contintental style cafe. We are glad you enjoyed your food and our service, we hope to see you again soon. regards,Steve...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I have always breakfasted at 7 Fish but Gartons is better. Charming waitresses , superb food and a great feel to it . Impossible to fault

1  Thank michael g
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello Michael many thanks for kind review, praise indeed! We are glad you enjoyed your breakfast and the manner in which it was served. The staff and I get very encouraged by reviews such as these.We hope to see you again soon. kind regards,Steve Franks

Reviewed 25 May 2018

We much enjoyed a lunch at Garton's Coffee House in history-rich Midhurst. Our smoked salmon sandwiches were delectable. On a sunny afternoon we sat at a tree-shaded table in the plaza that fronts Garton's. It began as a firehouse - and fire bells still hang...More

1  Thank Mike J
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello Mike many thanks for your review, We are glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and the ambience of the location. We trust you enjoyed your stay in this part of the world and you had a hassle free journey home. kind regards,Steve Franks

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Queued at 8:30 with another couple, was told by owner/waiter not open until 9:30, said Web Site was wrong, was not apologetic or concerned. Not a way to run a business, will not be using again.More

1  Thank Paul60101
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hello Paul I apologize that we were not open when you arrived, however on our own website and on Trip advisor it clearly states that we do not open until 9.30am. However, on checking last night I discovered that Google, whom I don't advertise with,...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Wandering around Midhurst on an unexpectedly hot and sunny day in April we came across Garstons with its outside tables and chairs and thought we’d check out the menu. However that proved difficult as we couldn’t find one. None on the many tables outside or...More

1  Thank Callie B
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello Caroline many thanks for your review. I take on board your comments about the menu's, we have in the past posted our menu on the front door but found that some customers read them and walked away. We prefer to greet customers and offer...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I took my mum here recently for a light lunch. I was surprised to find a little gem in the middle of my home town. This place is lovely. Staff go out of their way to help. What made it better for me was definitely...More

1  Thank Raechel G
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

HI Raechel many thanks for such a great review, it is very encouraging to receive positive feedback and we look forward to seeing you again. kind regards,Steve Franks

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went for Lunch Great menu lots of choice, excellent food, reasonably priced, very welcoming staff, definitely recommended this cafe, and will be back again .

1  Thank Karen A
sfranks256, Owner at Gartons Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Karen many thanks for such a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again kind regards,Steve Franks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 16:30
Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Saturday
08:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Old Town Hall Market Square | Market Square, Midhurst GU29 9NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Midhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1730 817166
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Description
The Coffee House serves a wide selection of choice coffees and teas; breakfasts, delicious lunches; morning coffees and cakes and traditional English afternoon teas. We also have an extensive takeaway menu. We try to offer a varied selection, but if we do not have what you fancy, please do ask as we maybe able to make something to meet your requirements. Inside, the coffee house has new solid oak furniture, befitting the building, and outside you can watch the world go by from one of our alfresco tables, in the newly redeveloped Market Square.
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