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Review of Kidstons

Kidstons
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 14, 2012

I waited for this restaurant/cafe to open with baited breath. Believe it or not it is a former public toilet now converted to an eatery and in a beautiful setting. It has a new childrens playground to the front but not close enough to be annoying. The views, regardless of the weather, are lovely. There is a nice outside eating area which I don't expect will be used until better/warmer weather.

The interior is verging on tacky with chandeliers, gold shiney wallpaper and velvet upholstered chairs. The kitchen is visible regardless of where you sit and the whole place smells of whatever they are cooking. From the spot I was sitting in I could see someone washing plates in the sink. It would be better if there was some way to close the kitchen off. The cakes/pastries/scones are uncovered all day (I have been in on a morning and an afternoon) and within sneezing/coughing distance of people going past to the toilets or at the table next to them. That is not acceptable. The food is ok and not expensive. I have given it a 3 rating for the food smells, uncovered food and the unsmiling older waitress. Hopefully it will improve over time and I will visit again in a few months to see if it has.

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3  Thank Ginger005
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