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Art, Galleries Bloomsbury
4 out of 5 stars
(4user reviews)


Address: 196
Tottenham Court Road
Transport: Tube: Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road
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4 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4.7 / 5

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This review is for The Ambrose Cafe at Heal’s.

The little surprise of a cafe is hidden behind the rugs section on the first floor of the massive Heal’s store in Tottenham Court Road. I’m using ‘hidden’ literally, as there is almost no signage, so you have to know where you are going. As it was raining and altogether miserable outside, it was great to be tucked away in this neat brasserie-style café. I’m not normally the one for in-store dining, but this is a good one to know: the food is good, they serve cucumber water and there’s table service so you are not gonna lose your table waiting for a cup of coffee. On the negative side, WiFi wasn’t working and the service got slightly patchy: once the regular routine was done with and we dared to linger, they basically forgot about us and it took quite an effort to flag them.

Excellent quality house shop that champions clever design, often British, beautifully displayed goods, helpful staff and great online service too.

I love this store. You can always find something interesting to buy or inspire you. I quite like just browsing even if I'm not wanting to purchase. Great website too.

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