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“Not going back”
Review of Cottage Cafe

Cottage Cafe
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Used to go here since it first opened. Staff were always generally very polite and the food was always good. I always enjoyed trying their home-made speciality dishes from their own cuisine.

But last time we visited we sat outside for a change and there also were two staff members sitting outside chatting at an adjacent table. Perhaps they were on a break.

We sat there, and sat there, and sat there, until about 20 minutes passed by without anyone coming out to even hand us a menu. You would expect someone to come out as it was a fairly warm day too (we never sit outside unless it is really warm!).

What was even more annoying was that even if those two staff members were on their break, you would have thought after seeing us sit there for that long that at least one of them would have got up and gone inside either to (a) get us a menu or (b) inform whoever was working currently to come outside as there were customers waiting.

Sorry but we don't need to be treated that way and if a business doesn't want our custom then that's not a problem to us, we won't go back.

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Thank SarkaCZ
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, small and cozy, with a great service, always with a smile and a personalised touch. The Polish dishes are simply amazing. I am a constant visitor, going there for dinner mostly, but lunch as well, at least once a month, and will continue doing so, and bringing friends and visitors from abroad, because it is really worth it - price, quality, ambient. Delicious!

Thank Enric R
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Have been here with work, family & friends.such a nice place.food is lovely and staff so friendly.really cozy place to dine and relax in front of a lovely fire.

1  Thank Kim M
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Sorry but I cannot write a good review for the following reasons:
1. Overpriced menu
2. No early bird/lunch meal menu. It allows you to eat more at a reasonable price until a certain hour. Almost every place has it
3. 1st time that I go to a restaurant and I am told the dish chosen is not available
4. The espresso macchiato looks more like a cappuccino. Too big. The real espresso macchiato is much smaller
5. The dish I chose in the end was okay but way too heavy and creamy
I'm disappointed

Thank 868francesca
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

After a pretty crap and hugely overpriced time in Dublin, we found this little gem of a cafe by accident on SATNAV. If you ever end up near this place it is well worth €9 for the breakfast.

The lady who served us was very friendly and the food was excellent.

Atmosphere was very relaxed with acoustic music playing in the background.

The place was spotless and they even had fresh flowers on every table too.

Thank NEET071
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