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“Needs serious management attention”
Review of The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop
Ranked #11 of 18 Restaurants in Prince Albert
Price range: US$4 - US$10
Cuisines: African, Mediterranean
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Having experienced the Gin Bar the night before, great service and excellent setting, we opted to eat a mid-day meal at the Coffee Shop Saturday 11th August 2018.. WHAT A disappointment.
Ploughmans Platter
Meat grey and tasteless - the day before we pointed out in the deli that the meat they were selling had expired. I have no doubt that this is the same meat that was slapped on the bread-board
Olives - for the region dry and tasteless what a shame you don't support O for Olive!
Humus - not sure that it was humus
Cheese - one type of cheese????
Bread - a mini bread-loaf more like a bread-roll
No butter and no knife to cut the bread
Cost R125.00 - absolute no value for money
Ciabiatta Chicken and Mayo Sandwich
Again not sure if you have the correct product on the menu - resembled more of a Panini dry and tasteless
Chicken mayo - around somewhere in the center one could locate a bit of chicken
Returned to waitress to ask the chef to address the sandwich with more chicken mayo well if the chef thought he / she was entertaining by slapping on 3cm's of chicken mayo on each piece of bread - your humour failed us terribly.
Price R60.00 - definitely NOT worth it
Service - non existant / extremely busy / limited staff
management - no where to be found!
This restaurant clearly displays a lack of leadership and management - staff are only as good as their leaders.
Surrounds excellent beautifully located but beyond that would certainly not go back or recommend.
The deli
Two days in a row no bread as advertised freshly baked. Meat and cheese selection appaulling - great pickled onions about the only positive I can add
Lack of planning for a long weekend of trade!

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Thank yvette596
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

After hours on the road, we were eager to find a place for a cup of coffee and something to eat. The scones and cake were the perfect choices. So nice to sit on the stomp, facing the main road. There was a man playing background music on his harmonica

Thank dirmug
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

It is very sad to see how the new management of the hotel is changing it so much and trying to move away from a good old country hotel. One could always have a lovely homemade bake with tea or coffee, which they have stopped in order to buy in mass produced cakes that are not nearly as good. They are mostly dry and the prices are ridiculous!

Thank YoBelles
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had breakfast at the Coffee Shop. The choices are great and the food well prepared. The service was very slow this time. We had to look for a waiter to take our order and again when we wanted to pay.

Thank ayvdm
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This coffee shop always used to have the most divine home baked cakes especially their lemon meringue was exceptional. Today I had a slice of Chocolate cake -wait for it - R45!! and it was stale and old and dry!! Add the R25 for a glass of orange juice and a quick chat with a friend cost R70!! NOT ON! Never is a long time..... And please don''t try to order a sandwich before 11h00....!

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Thank Annelierabie
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