Haven't been to Branksome Beach for a while and won't be returning. Had to wait for ages to initially have our order taken after being sat on a dirty table outside. There were wasps everywhere due to the tables not being cleaned, lumps of jam that must have escaped the pot whilst people were having afternoon tea. The tables around us were all complaining.
Eventually our order was taken, it was a hot day and we were thirsty but after asking for our drinks twice they finally arrived with our food 25 minutes after we ordered!! The food itself was nice.
However we then sat with our dirty plates on our tables for another 20 minutes, using spare menus to remove the wasps from the table. We went inside to pay as the tables around us were all getting annoyed re the lack of customer service.
Alarmingly it was pretty much empty inside with staff just standing around!!
The cake stand looked delicious but then my friend pointed out the wasps - the cakes were not covered at all!! There were wasps sitting on the cakes which had slices removed... Not very hygienic!!
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