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“So bad it was funny!”

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The Coffee Express Oswestry
Ranked #9 of 10 Coffee & Tea in Oswestry
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Turned up one wet afternoon for a snack lunch and a coffee. We were the only people in a cold vast room. There were about five staff all wandering around showing very little interest.

We ordered coffees and paninis. When the coffee came it was clear the ground coffee was stale and had that "damp" taste about it. It was served in a mug with all the coffee running down the outside. We had to ask for sugar, which eventually came; we then had to ask for spoons to stir it, eventually one came for us to share. The waitress was surprised that we might want more than one and rather begrudgingly went off to get another one.

After 25 minutes no food had appeared so we asked a youth in a leather jacket playing on his phone if he worked there as all the staff had disappeared into the kitchen. He said he did and we asked him to find out where our food was. He disappeared into the kitchen and a waitress came out, said that the other waitress had forgotten to take our order into the kitchen and had then gone home!!

We then requested a refund and left. It was so bad it was funny but we'll never return. We were the only customers they had so it wasn't as if they were rushed off their feet. Unless you have a good sense of humour don't bother!

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