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The Old Courthouse Cafe

Old Courthouse Recreation Grounds | Off Wood St by Coronors Court, Barnet EN5 4BD, England
+44 7506 764685
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mince pies” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Soups, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Old Courthouse Recreation Grounds | Off Wood St by Coronors Court, Barnet EN5 4BD, England
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had no idea this was here until a friend took us this weekend. Nice to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine with friends. Food good and efficient service. Looking forward to going lots this summer.

Thank 400tessa1972
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We’re so glad you’ve found us and look forward to seeing you lots too! We really appreciate the feedback, thanks for taking the time to review us. Regards Team Courthouse

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Staff are unfailingly friendly, the tuna & apple sandwich is delicious, and the coffee and hot chocolate beat the chains hand down. Shame about the lack of wifi though, unfortunately I don't agree that the 4G connection is good, although I can see that it's...More

Thank outofoffice2
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Dear Outofoffice2, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, especially for the 5 stars! Sorry about the WiFi, next time you’re in, we can bore you with the details of why we don’t have any for the public. We are particularly pleased...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018

This was a rushed visit just to meet some friends before dashing off. I wasn't going to eat but liked the look of the sour dough bread on the menu board. The staff were lovely, rushing together a speed order of sour dough toast with...More

Thank Andother
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Love taking my kids in here as the staff are always friendly and the food is very good. Love the little shelf with stuff from the locals and independent locals.

Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve just returned from a delightful family breakfast at this gem of a cafe. The food is fresh and tasty and the ladies who work there are so welcoming and chatty; nothing was too much trouble. We’ll definitely be back for their home cooking, especially...More

Thank NightScents
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear NightScents, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We always appreciate it when people give us feedback. Terez and Veronika will be thrilled by your comments, as am I. Hope to see you again, soon. Regards, Sophia

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This used to be such a great hidden gem! A real family favourite for breakfast at the weekend serving great quality food at fair prices. Now the toilet seems to be permanently ‘out of order’ at the weekend although miraculously working again today. I suppose...More

1  Thank LondonNifty
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Dear NiftyLondon, It’s a real shame you didn’t feel able to contact me to discuss your complaint before deciding to take us off your list of things to do. We value all of our customers, current and future. With regards to the toilet, it was...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went on a week day late morning, the cafe had as many staff in it than customers so we thought we will get quick and efficient service. We ordered bacon, scrambled eggs and sourdough and bacon, beans on sourdough and 2...More

Thank alondonmagpie
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a great cafe for families. There's lots of seating space and a bouncy castle in the summer time. It's next to a lovely park for children as well.

1  Thank lylnas
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a 5* review! Don't forget, we are open all year round, so you can still enjoy a bounce should you fancy! See you soon, Team Courthouse

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem. Staffed by caring helpful people, beautiful setting, convenient to the High Street, great quality and a selection of food (and baby food!) and a bouncy castle for little kids. I go regularly with a group of mums and there are...More

1  Thank Merrier100
348sophiat, Owner at The Old Courthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Wow. Thank you so much for your glowing review! It's great to hear you enjoy coming to the cafe and what we have to offer. We really appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you soon. Team Courthouse x

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were three travelers far from home (the U.S.) searching for a simple local breakfast of a Sunday morning. We couldn't have been happier to find that this charming spot was open and still serving breakfast at 10am. Thanks to Google maps I spotted this...More

Thank David F
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Response from 348sophiat | Property representative |
We do have Soya as an alternative to milk. Our full menus are on the website. I'm sorry you feel our menu is limited but we have a very small space to work within. We do try to cater to all the latest dietary trends and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Courthouse Recreation Grounds | Off Wood St by Coronors Court, Barnet EN5 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Barnet
  • Phone Number: +44 7506 764685
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