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“Quirky”
Review of Jolliffes Coffee Shop - CLOSED

Jolliffes Coffee Shop
Cuisines: Cafe, British
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating
Ventnor, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quirky”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is a quirky place to stop for a coffee and cake, delicious cake even though it was straight after a bank holiday weekend and there did not seem too much left the coffee was nice and the guy behind the counter was friendly and polite

Visited April 2014
Helpful?
Thank sophie b
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  • English first
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English first
isle of wight
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good coffee, nice vibe”
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Pop into jolliffes on a regular basis, and there is always a warm welcome and a friendly atmosphere.
One of the few cafés where customers actually engage, with large amounts of banter and chat.
Great having excellent coffee and cake whilst sitting in beautiful surroundings- lovely images by local artists.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank freyzie
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Sandown, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Rude”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Popped in today for coffee while we were out shopping in Cowes. Despite it being empty apart from one customer, my wife, who had elected to get the coffee, stood waiting for 10 minutes while the assistant (manager perhaps?) talked non stop to the other customer while making our coffee. Not a word of recognition or apology for the wait as his conversation was far too important.

As my wife paid for the coffee she mentioned she had given him the right change but to check it just in case she miscounted. I could not believe again how rude and arrogant he came across as he did not even aknowledge what she had said and she was left standing there while he carried on his conversation.

The coffee was avearge to say the least and mine was almost cold.

As we left, I rather sarcastically, but politely said "thankyou", however it didn't even register with him as his mouth was still in full flow....

A quick message to the manager of Jolliffes. We were not a pair of pensioners on holiday. We are resident and often spend time (and money) in Cowes so I'm afraid for as long as you are open you will never get our custom again.

  • Visited March 2014
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
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3 Thank John B
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Cowes, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Jolliffes a great cup of tea!”
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

A wonderful little coffee shop, in one of the most beautiful buildings on the island! A must for a quiet cuppa!

Visited January 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank Lineslipper
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Southampton
Level Contributor
93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Lovely coffe shop serving delightful coffee. Host Micky was talkative and interested in ensuring we had good experience.
A real find

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Steve K
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