I first visited this cafe about a week after they first opened and despite being disappointed, I decided not to review it then, hoping things will improve. I have since then visited it 3 times and sad to say, not much has improved.
First the positives: Friendly staff, nice bamboo interior downstairs and nice formal sitting upstairs.
However, the food (which is the most important component in a cafe/restaurant) leaves much to be desired. Although the pricing is average for most foreigner owned outlets in Battambang, the quality of food, size of portions and overall quality didn't match the prices.
This cafe is owned and operated by a Spanish church-based organisation and perhaps they are confident of patronage from only their brethren, but I think this is not the best approach to business - especially in the very competitive cafe/restaurant category here in Battambang.
I also noticed many positive reviews from "new" TA contributors (only 1 review?) but I think many are just friends and supporters to game the rankings here. (Pardon me if I am wrong about this but it will be interesting to see some of their reviewers actually review other outlets).
I hope they will improve their menu soon to give better value for money. I will revisit this place again in the future to see if they have moved from being a religious charity place (funded by donors in faraway places) to a real business outlet (focused on customers, services and profitability)
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