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JK's of Harpenden - CLOSED

Clayton House 5 Vaughan Road | Hertfordshire, Harpenden AL5 4EF, England
+44 1582 765265
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
11 Jun 2015
“Ab Fab...”
7 Apr 2015
“A great place for Breakfast or Brunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Clayton House 5 Vaughan Road | Hertfordshire, Harpenden AL5 4EF, England
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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

After living in Harpenden for over 2yrs & eating in most of the resturants & cafes, this is without a doubt the Best welcome, service & food in we have had. Definitely the only place we will eat in again. Thank you.

1  Thank Claudine G
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I have now been to this restaurant 5 or six times with my Son or as a family, the staff are attentive and always friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The food is good and well prepared and fresh. They also do excellent coffee....More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We have had lunch in this great cafe twice this week as we enjoyed it so much the first time. The home made food is a treat and the staff friendly and accommodating giving us a taste of their wonderful hazelnut torte as a treat...More

Thank IsobelTE
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I've never written on tripadvisor but today, I have to.! I went today for my lunch to this small coffe shop/trattoria after read some no-impressive reviews. I have to say.... for me it's very nice!! When I arrived there were only few tables and the...More

Thank danycrr
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I haven't visited JK's since it was taken over and went in today for lunch. It was such a shame as all of the staff were so lovely, friendly and helpful but the food was awful. I used to have the salmon salad which was...More

Thank tombozz
Reviewed 7 November 2014

My first visit after the old owners left. Anna (new owner) is great very friendly, has a passion for what she does and works to same the standard as the previous owners. Great coffee, scrambled eggs and bacon. Table cloths are nice touch too. Whilst...More

Thank grahamrp
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Really enjoyed my visit for a light lunch today. Could do with better decor, but service & food both lovely.

Thank nabarra
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This Cafe' started as a bit more upmarket "British Caf" with the odd Italian Panini thrown in. However the new owners are obviously not familiar with this kind of food and as they continue to serve it (and failing as they do not know it...More

1  Thank 1004lola
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

I tried to give the new owners the benefit of a doubt. Since it changed I've been there 3 times. Every time very stressed staff, overpriced food and a very long wait! The last time, when I wasn't even offered any salad in my baguette...More

2  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Fantastic cafe, great atmosphere and really friendly staff. My friends and I frequently enjoy meals and coffees here, including today!

3  Thank David-Harpenden
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clayton House 5 Vaughan Road | Hertfordshire, Harpenden AL5 4EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 765265
  • E-mail
Small Trattoria in Harpenden town centre.
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