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“Nothing nice to say about it”
Review of Pier Cafe

Pier Cafe
Ranked #16 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Paignton
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nothing nice to say about it”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We visited Paignton and none of us had ever been there before. We went onto the pier and saw this cafe overlooking the sea. We went to the hut and and ordered our food. Me and my cousin thought we'd have (what we thought) 'Jumbo Hot dog and chips'. After waiting nearly half and hour for our food and having to run to get an extra 40 minutes car parking our food finally came and she told us how they'd run out of jumbo sausages she'd gave us two small ones. We got back to the table and took the napkin off the top and saw a few chips and these two SMALL sausages with no bun. We went and looked again at the menu to make sure we had read it right and we had, it said 'Jumbo hot dog and chips £3.50' when we asked the woman where the bun was she basically called us stupid and said how we'd made the mistake and clearly read it wrong. We left it at that as we was clearly getting nowhere with it and started eating. The food wasn't anything spectacular and as we came to a finish i found a white hair in the sausage. Of course that put us off... We went to put the sauces,rubbish etc away and as we walked to the hut the woman was standing outside smoking a fag all over the food. She shouted at us and told us she couldn't put it in the bin so we had to. As i informed her there was a hair in the sausage she told us she 'Didn't have a clue where this hair came from'. As we walked to the bin we saw this other woman inside the hut who had white/bright blonde hair. Coincidence? i don't think so. If your not a people person then don't work with the public! all your doing is ruining peoples perception of a beautiful town. Overall i was not happy with this 'cafe'. ruining the reputation of paington!

  • Visited November 2012
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English first
Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“nice views”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

only went in for cup of tea, lovely view over the sea but unfortuntely they were short of milk so tea was very strong

Visited November 2012
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Thank DeniseThomas15
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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“sunday best”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

we did sunday lunch here £4.95 then add a pudding for £1 excellent value for money.Choce of 3 meats veg comes in bowls roast and new potatoes it was lovely, try the fruit crumble for pud its yummy!

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank sandra1041932
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cheeky69
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“good food,clean”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

all round a place place to eat,theres a play area for the kids outside and the beach the other side,the town is across the road

Visited August 2012
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Bulkington, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“ok -”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

quite dissapointing, service was not too good and we were forgotten for quite some time, as in, they forgot to give us our order and we had to remind them. however, when we received the food it was good.

Visited February 2012
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Thank me1104
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