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The Mayshiel | 42 Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, England
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
very disappointed

Lovely location, good points stop there, can't believe a coffee shop with at least 50 covers inside and out has no toilet or hand washing facilities, just a note inside telling you to use public toilets at the end of the road, very professional.........latte was just a normal white coffee with... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Nottingham
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Stopped for a coffee and a cake. I like to think fair with my reviews and I don't like to go over the top with the negatives but this was genuinely the worst coffee I have ever been served in a cafe of any sort. Didn't have time to complain as they locked the entrance to encourage us to leave.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Lovely location, good points stop there, can't believe a coffee shop with at least 50 covers inside and out has no toilet or hand washing facilities, just a note inside telling you to use public toilets at the end of the road, very professional.........latte was just a normal white coffee with a bit of froth on top, was changed but... More 

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Towcester
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was our first ever trip to North Norfolk and on a beautiful sunny Saturday we came across this wonderful gem in the idyllic town of Wells. We were welcomed by Sally who sat down and chatted to us about the town and local area, and then having enjoyed a tasty lunch (and the best coffee!) we were spoilt for... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped for a late morning coffee. Wish we hadnt bothered. Poor service. Young staff who looked afraid of the old lady barking out orders from behind the counter. And the premise of decent coffee ruined..... Not barista but from a push button machine. Over priced over staffed. Avoid this at all costs!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stopped for morning coffee with my daughter. It had rained the night before and all the outside benches were soaking wet. Although it was gone 10 no effort had been made to dry them. A girl came out and slowly started wiping them down but not the one we were waiting to sit at. Then she walked straight by us!... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Efficient and clean and excellent service. Good choice of sandwiches and cakes ... Went back twice. .

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England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We called in here on our day trip to Wells, as it was a little chilly and starting to rain. And, as anyone with children will know you need to have toilet stops! So, I was disappointed t olearn, after ordering drinks and finding out that we could not take the dog in, that they send you on a 5min... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The shop attached to this café is brilliant, beautiful items, I always end up spending a fortune in there. The café is nice but overpriced.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Lovely spot to sit outside. We only had a drink, it was ok the staff were polite and the sun was out which is always a bonus !

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Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Lovely shop although a bit on the expensive side. People friendly. Good choice of items but shop around as some items over-priced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Mayshiel | 42 Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood
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

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