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“Food great, service a little slow”
Review of The Other Place - CLOSED

The Other Place
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Food was fresh and tasty. Pancakes with bacon and maple syrup, cooked breakfast, big cups of coffee, nice seat in the window. The food did take a little while to come but we weren't in any rush so it didn't make any difference.

Thank Bisho
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We went for breakfast this morning and will never go again we ordered a full breakfast (containing bacon, sausage, egg, baked beans, tomatoes, mushrooms and toast ) and also ordered 4 extra pieces of toast. After a 30 minute wait which I couldn't understand because the café was not busy, a breakfast of sorts crawled out of the kitchen and was served to us by a waitress that obviously didn't want to be there. The plate looked bare, one bacon, one sausage which was definitely reheated from yesterday it was all wrinkly and dehydrated, the egg was overcooked , half a tomato and two slices of toast. No mushrooms, no extra toast, no offer of sauces, no knives and forks. After having to ask the waitress and her going back and forth for 5 minutes at last we had all of our breakfast. Went to open the butter to spread on the toast it was all melted . We will NEVER visit again, cannot understand as this used to be a great place to eat and we used to be regulars . So sad.

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Thank Nathan G
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

We went here for lunch and were very impressed with the decor and menu, so my husband ordered an open sandwich and I had the soup. The drinks arrived quickly but there was a very long wait for the food which was strange as the place certainly wasn't busy. When the food finally did arrive it was disappointing and certainly not worth the price. The soup was nothing special and the sandwich didn't live up to expectation. It's a shame as the place has a good atmosphere and the staff seemed friendly enough, but the slow service and overpriced, mediocre food mean we won't be going back.

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Thank Jainpain
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

We went for dinner. Had fish (came with potatoes and veggies). Everything tasted great and was cooked well -- which is to say, not overcooked. If you like more traditional Welsh food textures (mushy vegetables, parched fish and meat), then this might not be the place for you. It's modern but not at all pretentious -- this generation's answer to Gannet's Bistro, which is fine if you like the mush/parch. The proprietor here is sweet and helpful.

We are Americans and have been here for four days so far.

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Thank Academiconfoot
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Reviewed May 18, 2013

The menu here was indecipherable and apparently, you need to use telepathy to understand that during the day it's counter service and in the evening you are waited on at the table - oh, and certain things are only available at certain times during the day, so keep those tricky menus close to hand.
The food is the usual "grub", nothing to write home about but edible and hot. Service quality varies and can be a bit hit and miss, down to training I suppose. I would be concerned as a manager that the training was so inconsistent and shoddy in practice.

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Thank Anita406
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