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“Just what you would expect”

Armadillo Cafe and Grill
Ranked #20 of 122 Restaurants in Horley
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed October 25, 2011

Typical airport fair

1. Expensive......ish 10 for a burger and 2.50 for a tiny drink that was out of the tap so not enough syrup
2. Not very comfortable
3. Service as expected..............Did not care much
4. Stressy as everyone waiting for their food which was slow before their flights leave

Gatwick North is a hell hole with few options to eat which tend to be similar.

To be honest it's just like everywhere else at the airport!!

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1  Thank barcaranger
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Reviewed September 7, 2011

There are a few options where to eat in the North Terminal after Passport Control, and I so wished that I didn't pick this one.

I read a previous review and the person could not have been more correct. I was peckish, thats why you usually go into a restaurant, and ordered something called "The Meatball Stack" which is in their burger section.

Now I don't know about you, but the word "Stack" to me conjures up a reasonable sized meal, and at £10.45 for a burger, one would expect something approaching at least at 1/4 burger size. So when it arrived and it was very clearly not a "stack" but four tiny, and when I say tiny I mean smaller than an Ikea sized meatball, on a bun smothered in BBQ sauce, to say that I felt ripped off would be an understatement.

I called the waiter over, a nice guy actually, and asked in a really nice way, is this what I was meant to get when I ordered "The Meatball Stack" or had they run out of meatballs halfway through making my burger? He looked at me and said, I know what you mean, but the chef has not made a mistake, its how they are supposed to make them. I was offered the choice of changing the order, but as I had a flight to catch I declined.

Look if I had a restaurant on a High Street for example, I would want to give people good food and fair portions so that they hopefully came back and gave me their custom and money again. Maybe the fact that its most likely not repeat business that eateries at the airport are gunning for would explain the meal? I don't really know but charging someone £10.45 for four small meatballs in a bun and then expecting them to be happy with it when it turns up......well.....surely no one would expect that?



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2  Thank Rinkydinkpinkpanther
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Reviewed August 15, 2011

Food was freshly cooked and not too expensive. Really nice chips

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2  Thank Conorsdad1
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Reviewed June 26, 2011

Service was ok.

Food was missable.

Didn't realise I would need a wadge of twenty pound notes to buy a meal. I thought £10 for a burger was a bit much but ok, it's Gatwick airport.

Didn't know I would need to go for another meal after.

Won't return...

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