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“Rude landlord”
Review of Tythe Cottage Restaurant - CLOSED

Tythe Cottage Restaurant
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: near Sandy Bay Park Resorts holiday park
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Rude landlord”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

While staying at Devon cliffs we drove past this restaurant a few times and thought how nice it looked and decided to stop there one afternoon for a drink and also to check out the food prices as we were planning to eat there one evening. Inside is very small and set for people eating so we decided to go outside with our drinks, as it was also raining we had to sit on a bench that's undercover. The landlord was already sat outside with his mates, sitting on the middle bench leaving us to sit on the bench next to it. While enjoying our drinks the landlord and his friends were smoking a lot which we didn't find very nice due to the large amount of smoke wafting over to us. In our party we had a 5 year old child sitting with us and a pregnant lady. We put up with the smoking and nothing was said about it. Upon leaving and having decided that we would come back for a meal there that evening, my brother stood round the corner from the men waiting for his wife and child to come back from the toilet. While waiting he heard the landlord complaining loudly about us and how if we didn't like them smoking we should of sat somewhere else.. We had no where to sit but next to them due to the rain, and we did not say anything to him or his friends.
I would suggest the landlord thinks about his attitude towards paying customers and from looking through some of the other messages on here it is clear that we are not the only people to have found him to be highly unpleasant. Its a shame as it does look like a very nice place to stop for a drink or bite to eat, however if the boorish oaf who runs this place is not careful people will not want to visit his establishment.
In summary a lovely looking place ruined my a charmless man with a chip the size of Luxembourg on his shoulder. Safe to say we didn't return for that meal.

Visited June 2014
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7 Thank 723Lisa949
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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“lovely evening”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We have driven past many times and thought how nice the garden looked, finally went in for a meal and we were not disappointed . Great food , very polite and helpful young lady and young man, sorry did not get the names.we will certainly visit again

Visited May 2014
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Thank philip w
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“landlord alert !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

staff lovely , the setting is charming, the chef is very good, prices are reasonable, but the landlord thought it would be appropriate to make a comment about blacks and gays all burning.
we left promptly and will never go back.
should of reported him.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank ajbkaraoke
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“Very friendly staff and a very homely atmosphere”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Was put off by some of the previous reviews but decided to go anyway. And was completely turned around the food was excellent and the staff were very friendly.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank liamgaskell12345
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Less than expected.”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The place has a lot of potential , if only they had a decent chef. Gordon Ramsey would have a field day.

First off,there was one draught lager and it it tasted watered down (Carlsburg)

Food was terrible. I had a mixed grill with peppercorn sauce that came to about £18, it was the worst i have ever had at that price.Not asked how i like my steak, it came as it came and it was very thin. My wife had a macaroni cheese which she also said was bland and a waste of money.

I can only imagine they make their money through holiday makers as no locals would ever visit twice. I hope that holiday makers do read these reviews (not like me) so at least the Tythe cottage would up their game.

The young staff....Very helpful and polite, the only positive for me.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank wes053
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