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“Missing.....staff!”
Review of IKEA

IKEA
Ranked #420 of 2,246 Restaurants in Birmingham
Cuisines: Swedish
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Missing.....staff!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We all know the food is cheap & you get what you pay for BUT...Saturday lunchtime, 2 huge queues...1 server on each & only 2 tills (out of a possible 4). Just silly to scrimp on staff at one of the busiest times of the week. The sight of the queues would have put a lot of people off!!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank KG1967
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  • English first
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English first
Birmingham
Level 6 Contributor
235 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“cheap and cheerful fare”
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Bustling cafe at lunchtime midweek - full of young mums/kids and pensioners no doubt attracted by cheap prices 85p and free refills on drinks and food prices cheaper than fast food takeaways. If meatballs/mash, gravadlax wrap, pecan cake/flapjacks are your thing - this is for you.
Nothing pretentious but value fare even if mediocre in taste. Salmon and spinach lasagne a bit heavy and not very hot but tasty nonetheless.
Seemed to have many satisfied customers pre and post trekking through the megastore to fill up on home purchases so if you're there, maybe worth a visit. Be prepared to wait in a long queue to pay/get hot drinks.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Janette R
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Worst food I have ever tasted!”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Felt like I was back at school having a bad school dinner! Food has run out they were waiting to cook more even though it was a full restaurant. Food was SO overpriced compared to the taste. Had the most awful meatballs I have ever tasted would NOT recommend these. Would NEVER go back even if you begged me!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Dollz91
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Telford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“good store”
Reviewed 29 May 2013

large car park shop floor entered by escalator or lift with the café the first stop using the family card gets free tea and coffee Monday to Friday great range of choice available with varying prices all tills on ground floor usually a bit of a queue and a food shop with good choice

Visited May 2013
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Thank susan r
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What aplace to find!”
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Super store but poor access off M6. Had set sat nav on postcode from website and ended up at back of building! After we left we were directed thru residential streets to make a U turn to get back to M6 jcn. OK for locals. Not easy for us "up from the country"!

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Mike S
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