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“The worst breakfast I've ever had.”
Review of Cafe Bar - CLOSED

Cafe Bar
Cuisines: Cafe
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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

I breakfasted alone this morning 13th May. Cafe was clean and welcoming with seats and tables overlooking the harbour and sea. I ordered Tea and a full breakfast. Tea was ok, breakfast arrived 10 mins later which is also acceptable. But What a mess! Bacon covered in the remains of previous burnt bacon, sausage made almost entirely of cereal and the beans were every shade of red, orange, brown and black - very definitely a really cheap heinz substitute. But the real 'nasty' was the black pudding, I actually couldn't cut it! It had been so overcooked it was rock hard.
What I found most disappointing is that the staff are happy to serve this food as acceptable???? Bad quality food, prepared by people who can't cook, served by indifferent staff.
Did I complain.- no precisely for the reason above - if the staff are happy to serve this food, they're highly unlikely to submit there's anything wrong with it?
The owner needs to get a grip here, you've the potential for a lovely little cafe.

3  Thank Carole-Coventry
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

This cafe has possibly the best coffee in Orkney served by very friendly staff who make you feel right at home. Their chips are great - you just can't stop yourself from nibbling even if you are totally stuffed from their huge portions. Good honest down to earth cooking at very reasonable prices. The welcome was one of the friendliest in Orkney as well - a great place for decent food.

Thank patricia1032
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Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

We were charged for a small tumbler of tap water for my son, who is disabled. The coffee was tepid and the scone like rock. The jam was awful.

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2  Thank Lucy D
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

As this was my usual haunt on visits to Stromness I was extremely disappointed with my most recent visit. Very little choice as this cafe that had a great reputation for having a fine selection of snacks and meals is now very basic for choice

Thank selkiesave
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Under new management, now everything is "with chips". Good cakes & coffee though. Superb location & outside seating by the harbour.

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Thank Julia S
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