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“Great coffee even late at night”
Review of Pret a Manger

Pret a Manger
Ranked #2,591 of 24,329 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Fast food
Neighbourhood: Islington
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Neighbourhood: Islington
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This cafe is open from 5.30am till 11.59pm and my wife and I arrived about 10pm last night and were served a first rate decaf flat white. This place is so useful as you can get good coffee and food almost all day. The downside is it can be incredibly busy and you may need to walk about 3 minutes to the Pret at the rear of St Pancras International which is usually less busy.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

I got a croissant here and coffee. It as all you would expect of railway station food. The chain is consistent and relatively uninspiring. Their idea of service is to be quick. Perfectly ok by me

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

One should think that if a shop opens at 6:30 you would get a decent service 20 minutes later but that's not the case. I bought a tuna melt toastie which couldn't be toasted because the toaster has not been turned on and it takes approx. 10 minutes to heat it up (sorry I'm on my way to work, I don't have time for that). Unfortunately I could only vaguely understand the staff member due to his speaking skills (normally all staff members speak English very well, he didn't at all). After waiting for three minutes and seeing 4 different staff members running around in the restaurant like crazy I just asked for my toastie back and left with it. Very unfortunate and that's not the first time I had a bad experience in this store.

Date of visit: March 2016
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Stood waiting to order while being ignored by the SEVEN members of staff happily chatting to each other seemingly oblivious to the customers, eventually managed to order, very polite and friendly once I was acknowledged. Coffee is range standard and you know what you are getting with Pret. Looking for a place to sit it is obvious that 90% of the 'customers' are using their seating area as a waiting room, the few people with Pret products also looked like they had been there hours, reading the paper nursing empty cups. Perhaps someone could put signs up saying this are is for Pret customers, it's not a waiting room?

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Pret a Manger outlets are all over the place in London and elsewhere and in my experience this one is not disappointing. It gets incredibly busy which is hardly surprising ad it is in the heart of Kings Cross but the staff are geared up for people on the move and service is efficient. There are tables available, if you can find one that is empty! Coffee is good and hot and there s a good range of breakfast items (porridge, croissants, muffins, cookies) and a pleasant array of sandwiches and salads which both look fresh and taste fresh. This seems to be a chain that has risen to the task of combining efficient and speedy service with good quality casual foods and beverages.

Date of visit: February 2016
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