Hartside cafe

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Re: Hartside cafe

Post by johnnyboxer » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:24 am

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Re: Hartside cafe

Post by johnnyboxer » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:26 am

Hugh wrote:Greetings,

Bit of a dichotomy really, it was what I would call a typical transport style cafe stuck in the 60s that welcomed everybody. I think it harsh to call it a 'dump' might I suggest a description of faded elegance or utilitarian :shock:

What can we expect when going in with wet muddy boots and over suits. The toilet facilities were adequate, it was the clientele which left paper towels in the sinks or could not be bothered to flush. I reported it once and somebody went in straight away to tidy up.

I agree that there are prettier places around the area but overall it suited my needs for the circumstances and convenience of location.

We have a smaller and yet in many ways similar cafe in Buxton, Five Ways, it is cramped and frugal but we have always been made most welcome, the food is basic and fresh, hot and reasonably priced. I think that the feeling of being made welcome is what seals a place for me.

Let's agree that it needed a good coat of paint and an improved modern varied selection of 'scran' :lol:

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Re: Hartside cafe

Post by Morseman » Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:48 pm

scotsy wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:38 pm
RandG wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:14 am
Great roads around there but the cafe itself was a bit of a dump.
It was a decent cafe, good cakes and food and a cracking view with the bonus of a cracking ride up to it from either direction

I think you may be alone in your opinion of it :roll:

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Whilst I've never been, so have no personal experience, like most places it has good and bad reviews on various websites.

There are 16 one star reviews on Trip Advisor, for example.

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Re: Hartside cafe

Post by scotsy » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:48 pm

Morseman wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:48 pm
scotsy wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:38 pm
RandG wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:14 am
Great roads around there but the cafe itself was a bit of a dump.
It was a decent cafe, good cakes and food and a cracking view with the bonus of a cracking ride up to it from either direction

I think you may be alone in your opinion of it :roll:

Ian :D
Whilst I've never been, so have no personal experience, like most places it has good and bad reviews on various websites.

There are 16 one star reviews on Trip Advisor, for example.

That isn't quite a very balanced view though is it?

when there were 178 reviews giving it 4/5 stars

Reviews (258)
Traveller rating

Excellent 92

Very good 86

Average 43

Poor 19

Terrible 17

The 36 disgruntled visitors are far outweighed by the other 222 travellers who bothered to reply to the survey

Ian
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Re: Hartside cafe

Post by Morseman » Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:19 pm


Whilst I've never been, so have no personal experience, like most places it has good and bad reviews on various websites.

There are 16 one star reviews on Trip Advisor, for example.

That isn't quite a very balanced view though is it?

when there were 178 reviews giving it 4/5 stars

Reviews (258)
Traveller rating

Excellent 92

Very good 86

Average 43

Poor 19

Terrible 17

The 36 disgruntled visitors are far outweighed by the other 222 travellers who bothered to reply to the survey

Ian
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I was more comenting on the fact that more than one person had expressed a negative opinion of the place, as one of the comments to another member of the forum was something along the lines of their being the only one to have a negative opinion.

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