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“easier to go in than walk a bit further”
Review of McVeans - CLOSED

McVeans
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We used the shop several times and wished now we had discovered the other one sooner. Its location naturally draws you in, when a short walk would give you a better option. It has pretty much everything you need if staying self catering, either boat or apartment. What annoyed me was the fact that 50% of my purchases were not scanned but manually entered, no receipt was ever offered and only on about the third visit did i actually realise one item had been entered incorrectly and a higher priced item charged. This was corrected when i pointed it out.
My advice..ask for a receipt and have some idea what you have spent.

6  Thank NorthamptonPhil
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

We walked in around 4 o clock for coffee and a cake . The place looked nice to sit outside by the river .
As soon as we were served by a non friendly woman ! They closed the cafe behind us and started sweeping up around us . We felt uncomfortable and left quickly . The village was bustling with tourists , the sun was shining and the cafe closed at 4 pm !! They could have a much more profitable business !

6  Thank christohidis
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This "cafe" is why people leave Scotland thinking we do awful food.

The woman behind the till was sour, stared blankly at customers, and generally had a bad attitude. She was quite prepared to serve us our £3.85 soup without the included bread and seemed annoyed that she had to cut some more bread up when we asked.

The worst thing was that two of our party had prepackaged sandwiches - both of which were growing mould. When they went up for a refund the staff said it wasn't the first time this had happened.

In short - overpriced, awful service and mouldy food. Steer clear.

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4  Thank Cara S
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

This is not a restaurant! It is a conservatory built onto the side of a shop. Serves pre-packed sandwiches and soup from soup kettles. Two pre-packed sandwiches, one latte and one cappuchino all for as little as £12.50 service was dull and boring. Food was the same. Extremely over priced. No prices on anything! Witnessed more than one person walk away rather than pay the price they were asked to pay. Scottish hospitality is shown no favours from this "RESTAURANT" Fort Augustas is an absolute delight. Eat anywhere else in the village.

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5  Thank Ian4tennis
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

The restaurant looks not good, we wanted to go to the bathroom and after order food and we were not allowed. We had to order food first. I do not know, why we stayed there... We were juz tired.

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7  Thank BeaBi
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