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“Worst hospitality on record”
Review of Zum Stift

Zum Stift
Ranked #7 of 141 Restaurants in Kempten
Cuisines: German
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Milan
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Worst hospitality on record”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

From the rudest possible welcome (after spending a few minutes standing, trying to catch a waiter's or the owner's attention, the only English speaking member of staff received me with "What do you want?", and they appeared even reluctant to seat me), to the very modest food, to the final refusal to accept a EUR 15.6 payment by credit card referencing a EUR 25 threshold which is not stated anywhere, this place qualifies as the most inhospitable I have ever experienced. Oh, by the way: they also didn't bother issuing a fiscal receipt, which might explain the interest in being paid cash... talk about stereotypes. To be absolutely avoided - plenty of places in the surroundings where you can spend the same amount of money, if not less, and even manage to get decent service and food!

  • Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Buena Vista, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“great local spot”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

We met an old friend for an afternoon visit at the Stift. My husband came here 30 years ago as a regular. It is still a great local spot with good food at good prices.

  • Visited June 2013
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Ghent, Belgium
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Modest, local and good”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

great restaurant with local touch.
The interior can be called cosy but the furniture and the clothing of the serving personal gives it a real beierish look and feel. So is also the menu, which has local beers and dishes.

We got a fast and friendly service and the meals were delicious and generous.

In short ; a good local meal for a fair price.

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Durham
Level 6 Contributor
366 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Excellent Value, nice staff”
Reviewed December 12, 2011

Thoroughly enjoyable meal, nice wine and very friendly and helpful staff even though the place was very busy.

  • Visited December 2011
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