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“Incompetent Staff”
Review of Cafe Bar

Cafe Bar
Ranked #36 of 545 Restaurants in Preston
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Incompetent Staff”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Attempted to have a celebratory meal with my husband. I ordered a pizza however, I specifically requested that no chilli be added. The waiter brought our orders over and I asked if there was any chilli on this pizza (it was clearly covered) and I was advised not. Waiting on staff do not know what chilli seeds look like!! After sending my meal back (my husband had to start his otherwise it would have gone cold) my second pizza was delivered to the next table by mistake. When I raised this with the waitress she looked at me with what can only be described as a 'blank' expression and carried on serving the next table with my food - they even queried that this was not their order. I was then offered a Coke whilst I waited for my THIRD pizza to be made. Suffice to say that I did not bother and left. In the end, we ate a wonderful tapas restaurant a short distance away, called Duck. Never again.

  • Visited August 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Must go place”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

I must say, the first time I went about a year ago was not convincing, but I returned, and was happy to do so over and over during summer. The sitting area outside is wonderful, always nice to sit in such beautifly decorated place, and the staff were all just superb! If you go, try pizza and their startes, I wasn't impressed with their chicken dishes, but the rest were absolutly fantastic. I try to go once a week just because of the atmosphere and pizza xxxx good job!

  • Visited June 2014
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Freckleton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“lovely evening”
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Had a table for 7 which was outside as it was a nice evening. Service very good and friendly staff. ate tapas and pasta which were all nice. Would go back again.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank intrak2016
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Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“A pleasant lunch”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Visited on a warm sunny day and considered sitting in the lovely courtyard area but opted to sit inside where it is bistro style. We chose for garlic bread and pizza and pasta from the £4.95 menu. The garlic bread was tasty and well cooked. I chose a pasta dish that was a good sized portion with plenty of ham and mushrooms with lots of lovely sauce. Parmesan was offered and given in plentiful amounts. The pizza base was thin and crisp with good amounts of topping. The staff were efficient and pleasant. I will happily return!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank annloubes
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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
“The Mediterranean meets Preston”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I visited the other day when the sun was shining and the courtyard there is the perfect place to eat in the sun. With the upbeat Spanish style music, the colourful seat cushions and the friendly and attentive staff it's easy to forget you're in England and not somewhere in the med. Every dish that we saw being brought out looked delicious, we opted for tapas and it didn't disappoint. I often find I am disappointed by seafood in many places around here, but the seafood paella dish here was beautiful, as was every other dish. We left feeling very satisfied and with the reasonably priced menu, and so did my husbands wallet!!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Carol L
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