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Northbound Watford Gap

Stopped for refreshments here and found it it to be just like any other service area really... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Ann H
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York, United Kingdom
Watford gap services

Car park entrance not far on slip road so be ready for quick left turn. Usual motorway set up... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Alan W
,
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After trudging down the M6 in roadworks and traffic, this was a welcome stop on a Friday in August. We were travelling to Watford from Warrington so Watford Gap services breaks the journey up nicely. M6 eventually merges onto the M1 then these services are...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Slightly run down services but lovely staff made up for any decor downside. Nice sandwiches made on site could easily be from Pret. Quite pricey but what do you expect?

Thank RichardA3246
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Stopped for refreshments here and found it it to be just like any other service area really. Toilets were clean and plenty of choice of food and drink. We had Starbucks, sat outside which was good and had a coffee and cake. Expensive but it...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Busy, scary motorway with too many cameras etc. Much prefer to a1 when going down south although the service stations are better on the m1

Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Car park entrance not far on slip road so be ready for quick left turn. Usual motorway set up. Clean toilets too.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Quite small parking area for a service station but the main building is directly in front. WHSmith. McDonalds. Costa etc. Good and clean but not as much options as others.

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This is a review for Costa Coffee at Watford Gap Services. Bright and clean with two cheerful efficient young ladies serving at the counter. Fine for a brief stop provided you don’t mind the rip off prices. Average for this type of watering hole. Free...More

Thank elwick11
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Many will attack this motorway,and over 10 years ago,rightly so......i am regularly on it and much has been done since my very stop/start days throughout the 80s,90s and into the mid 00s....i was a HGV driver using this motorway on a daily basis and as...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Stumbled across this, hadn't realised I could rate a motorway. Also surprised have few have bothered give how many use it. In fairness a good part of its problem can't be solved, too many cars, not enough tarmac. So I'll restricted my review to something...More

Thank c1o2l3i4n5
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is a review of McDonalds at the Watford Gap Northbound Services, M1 motorway. I stopped here for a quick breakfast bite on my way North. I was impressed with the friendly girl on the counter - not your normal miserable operative - who really...More

Thank mekydro
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