Gotta notch it down a bit after my last visit. The service was just not what it used to be. I remember walking into Pimlico Fresh and being greeted with a smile. Not so anymore. I would generally forgive the grumpy staff shuffling around from table to table (it's busy, it's early, I get it) because the food is still pretty decent, but not this time.
We arrived and luckily found a table...more
Friendly staff? Check
Fresh coffee? Check
Tasty pastry? Check
Good sandwiches? Check
Menu written on chalk board? Check
Close to home? Check
I believe this qualifies for a great neighborhood cafe.
I've had some really good coffee there. The beef and mushroom pie was amazing. The pie crust was flaky but it didn't collapse when I cut through it. The stuffing was moist and warm. The...more
In the time between my breakfast and lunch yesterday, I got a craving for a smoothie. A strange craving yes, but one that needed satisfied. My hotel happened to be right round the corner from this cafe so yelp told me, and the reviews encouraged me to head on round.
When I got in I instantly liked the place. It has the contemporary chalk on the walls and rustic wooden furniture thing going...more
I like these kind of neighbourhood cafes - chalk writing on the walls kind of places. They had a selection of really nice looking juices - I enjoyed my mango/passionfruit/orange combo although it was pretty heavy on the orange flavour.
Also really enjoyed the lasagna with "salad" - the salad was mainly pasta and couscous, an approach to salad of which I heartily approve although overall it...more