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“Needs work.”
Review of Coylet Inn - CLOSED

Coylet Inn
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2013

We dropped in on a Friday night; early; there were no customers in the reastaurant so we decided to eat in the bar; it was the same menu. We decided to try the fish supper deal; 2 for £12. Fish, chips, salad or mushy peas. Serves was good; our meal was not so; fish was battered, cooked from frozen and slightly cold inside, the chips were those type that still had their skins on but they were too over cooked, again not pipping hot; as for the mushy peas, no they were garden peas dished up in a small side dish, the salad; well just do not bother, no tartare sauce. We thought we would try a dessert; no menu ofo what was available, we were told what was on that day, we had the sticky toffee pudding, it seemed to be home made, a large portion with cream on the side, the dessert was very large and stodgy, and lacked the usual toffee syrup/sauce that comes with this dish.
We found that the staff were very friendly but no sure who was doing what!. It seems that the new owners are new to this type of business and need time to make sure that the kitchen staff turn out good fresh food.

1  Thank catherine o
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Dropped in at short notice food was very goodand the service was very friendly
Nice to see a change of management

Thank BigMart9000
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

After previous meals of pile it high poorly cooked food we had stayed away, not realising there had been a change of chef. Having ventured back - what a huge change for the better it has been; beautifully cooked fish and chips and great service too.

Really, really pleased that such a fantastic location now has great hosts and good food too!

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Thank McGlover
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Aware there have been mixed reviews over the past few months under new management. However teething problems see to be behind them which were partly due to a new addition to the family. Service was spot on, tea served in china pot, butter not cold & hard, bread nicely warmed! Cullen Skink served piping hot. Desserts could have been more varied - but it was a quiet time of year. We would recommend for a good meal out regardless of the weather!

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Thank Michael D
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Stopped off for a quick lunch and discovered the Coylet was under new management - we've previously enjoyed lovely lunches here.

The menu was pretty basic - soup and sandwiches sort of thing - and even that was a complete disappointment. Ordered a tuna and cucumber sandwich which arrived without cucumber. Ordered a Chicken Club sandwich which arrived in the shape of a chicken mayo sandwich. Orders came back - the tuna now had cucumber but the bread was cut to a thickness of over an inch (seriously) making it the sort of sandwich that even Desperate Dan would have baulked at. My Chicken Club sandwich fared no better - doorstopper sized slices of bread over a thin dry slice of chicken and some greasy bacon topped with grated cheddar cheese - an interesting take on what should have been a very simple snack.

Not at all enjoyable

1  Thank Munchkintothemax
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