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Marks and Spencer Cafe
Ranked #99 of 149 Restaurants in Ballymena
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Co. Armagh, N. Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Not what I expected”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

I went for a cup of coffee with my wife. The service was extremely slow and the waitress who dealt with me looked as if she couldn't be bothered which is most unusual for M&S. It took forever to get through and there were no napkins displayed (I had to ask for some). Certianly a disappointing visit.

Visited August 2013
2 Thank royreyno
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English first
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2013

This coffee shop within the Fairhill Shopping complex in Ballymena is very disappointing. I rate a coffee shop by the quality of their coffee and this one scores zero. I have been in many times now each time hoping to find some improvement, but I'm afraid not. The coffee is usually lukewarm, even when I ask for it to be made hot and on many occasions there is more froth in the cup than coffee. Some of the staff are very polite and make me a fresh cup on request but others obviously feel that I am just a bother or too fussy. The food on offer is just ok but very overpriced. There are many really good coffee shops in Ballymena, read their reviews, I would give this one a miss and walk the short distance into town.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Janet240463
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