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8 Old Cross, Hertford SG14 1RB, England
+44 1992 217667
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Old Cross, Hertford SG14 1RB, England
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I went with my mum thinking it wild be a great local coffee place. To be met with friendly staff and then screaming children. Not the kind you can ignore, but loud screaming. Looking around I saw the parents gathered in one corner not paying...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is the first time I had been into The Leaf and was pleasantly surprised. The service was warm and very friendly. Two decaf coffees were ordered, one with only one shot, plus a slice of banana cake. I was asked if I wanted hot...More

2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Came across Leaf Cafe when stopped in Hertford en route to Peterborough, prefer towns to service areas! A lucky find. Coffee very good value and friendly service. Love the idea of a cafe cum bookshop, great selection of children’s books. Also a range of toys...More

2  Thank Ironingqueen54
Rebecca P, Owner at Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks for your review - hopefully we will see you again as you pass through Hertford!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Have visited many times,a lovely place to take children for lunch.Good healthy food toys and books for youngsters to play with.Pleasant outside area to sit in good weather.Can purchase children's books and many activities for children to join in Hosts a book club for children...More

Thank yvonnef553
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Yummy cakes, soups and sandwiches make this an excellent place to stop by even if you don't have children or grandchildren with you. The staff are super-friendly and obliging and there's a lovely relaxed atmosphere if you don't mind some well-behaved small children wandering about...More

Thank CarolJJ
Rebecca P, Owner at Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you Carol - it is always great to get a review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit - we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the Leaf cafe with a friend for the first time very recently . Despite the fact that I have lived in Hertford for over a year, I was excited to discover what I thought sounded like a real hidden gem. Unfortunately it did...More

4  Thank PottersBarNat99
Rebecca P, Owner at Leaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review Leaf and I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your time at Leaf. We try very hard to ensure that people do have a positive experience when they visit but have obviously failed on this occasion. We...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Leaf Café is a combined children's bookshop and café that offers a relaxed atmosphere and good refreshments (we didn't eat but the menu looked very inviting). There is a good range of children's books that you can browse that includes some of the standard favourites,...More

Thank robertwaft
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Found this place on an afternoon out to Hertford because we always look out for the independents. Only one member of staff meant we were ignored when arriving and then had a 25 minute wait for a sandwich and a salad. Probably not his fault...More

Thank simonthwaites
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here last weekend with friends. This cafe is perfect for adults with children. Books to buy and read. The choice of food is really good too. Well worth a visit.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Fantastic independent children's book shop and café. This is an amazing asset for Hertford and around - friendly, efficient and knowledgeable staff and a great atmosphere that is totally loved by children. Go buy books and coffee!

Thank gmd6
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  • Address: 8 Old Cross, Hertford SG14 1RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hertford
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 217667
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