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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to buy a pudding, a treat to a little one or a freshly made sandwich to stay or take on the go. They have great selection of gingerbread biscuits - Croissants - Cakes - French patisseries - Savoury sandwiches -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank namenia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often pop here for lunch after visiting the Farmers Market in Harpenden. Nice for a hot drink and a tasty sandwich with one of the many amazing cakes to finish off. Could do with clearing tables a bit quicker when people leave but otherwise...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 10 September 2018

There is not much more to say! My partner talks very highly of this bakery and went to get us both pastries from Simmons a few weeks back as part of our Sunday brunch.. Sadly both were stale and whilst edible were not enjoyable at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Florence L
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I had a chicken coronation baguette here which was lovely but it was so expensive! I daren’t try the sausage rolls again as last time was such a disappointment. Nothing like a good Greggs unfortunately, but the choice of bread here is definitely nicer! Would...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank amrahseel
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Best bakers in the world but they are a little pricey and the staff are in such a rush it’s hard to feel welcome

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Domrand
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I have known Simmons for donkeys years growing up in Harpenden Whilst it’s above average my bacon , Brie and Onions relish toasted sandwich was over heated and very hard Could do better

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jeremy_hartigan
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A welcoming cafe in the centre of Harpenden which gets very busy at lunch times. The food and drinks are good value but space for weating is limited.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Craig T
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee and pastry but was surprised at how unkempt it appeared. Tables left in a dirty state and the floor unswept. Not what I expected and very disappointing. Coffee was good but almond croissant had no taste. Overall unsatisfactory.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eanna57
Reviewed 7 May 2018

went to Simmons a few saturdays ago after work was fairly busy and never anywhere to sit pushchairs taking up spaces at tables i never know where to queue people standing about theres always 4 or 5 members of staff but the service is still...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Neil R
Reviewed 28 April 2018

my friend was employed by them in southdown and was reduced to tears, don't work for them! The boss was patronising for no reason, and passive aggressive since she began working there.

Date of visit: February 2018
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