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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

Interesting place. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon. I had read some reviews on the place already. Comments about the customer service I can definitely understand. I had an older gentleman serve me and he was nice enough. Not sure if they are understaffed, but...he just didn’t have the time to spend with anyone. With people coming up to pay and tastings to do, it’s really not an amazing experience. However, the grounds are pleasant and my daughter and I shared a mezzo plate which was good, but not amazing. They could definitely tidy up the cellar door and work to sell their products better.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021 via mobile

My husband and I spent a weekend in Rutherglen in late March just gone and called into the Wicked Virgin to sample and buy their olive oil. When we arrived the place was very quiet except for a table of perhaps 12-14 people, and another...couple. We spoke with the older couple who I assume own the Wicked Virgin about their oil and were very interested however we were not offered a tasting, and more concerning we were made to feel we were not welcome. The couple were very unhappy and it showed. We decided to order coffee to see if they warmed up a little before we left but no, there attitude and customer service did not change. We did buy their oil (untasted) and left. It was very disappointing and perplexing as the rest of the sites we visited in and around Rutherglen that weekend were faultless, great service, very friendly and welcoming. I don’t enjoy writing a bad review but I think this couple need the feedback to improve their customer service.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 February 2021 via mobile

What an enchanting place. We were greeted by the owners who were very attentive. We tasted some nice wine and olives. So nice in fact that we departed with half a dozen bottles and four bottles of Tapenade (the Tapenade is absolutely heavenly). We would...have tried the cheese cake from their kitchen which looked very yummy but we only had breakfast at 11 am and weren’t really hungry.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 5 January 2021

We enjoyed wine tasting at the cellar yesterday and returned today to sample the lunch menu at the cafe, It did not disappoint! the food was served appealingly and tasted fresh and delicious. My husband had the lamb shank and I had the mezze plate,...we would highly recommend both. They went well with a bubbly shiraz whilst sitting in the peace and tranquility of the beautiful weeping tree in the garden. We did not want to leave. The small family run business provided exceptional service and the food was amazing. We highly recommend this winery.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 September 2020

We have been eating Sunday night takeaways since coronavirus lock down began in March ! We have had a great choice each week and the wicked virgin allows us to put forward favourites !! Well done Laurel and John

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 June 2020 via mobile

Beautiful pea & ham soup & Morocan kumura soup, anti pasto platter. Crusty rolls would have been preferable to the soft white rolls but tat is a personal preference Very good standard & range of wines.

Date of visit: June 2020
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laureln257, Owner at The Wicked Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2020

Thank you for your review. It's always good to hear positive comments. Yes we think those soups are great too. Those little rolls are normally crusty... you must have caught us on a "soft" day!!

Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

Called in at 2.30 to check out their fare as we are partial to a good olive oil. We had already had lunch but thought we would support a small retailer by having a meza plate with a couple of wines. My husband was reprimanded...by the female owner for getting a meal to share. Didn’t bother looking at their goods for sale. Just wanted to leave. The husband and wait staff were lovely.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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laureln257, Owner at The Wicked Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Thank you for this comment... it helps to drive better service. I am sure "reprimand" is a little strong. We do advise people that a Mezze plate is designed as a meal for one... so that they are not disappointed with quantity. Most people understand...More

Reviewed 9 February 2020

the range of olives and their flavours were amazing. Gee, I could have been really bad and tasted the lot. They also make beautiful coffee.

Date of visit: January 2020
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laureln257, Owner at The Wicked Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2020

Thank you. It's great to hear this comment. You SHOULD have been bad and tasted EVERYTHING !!!!

Reviewed 14 December 2019 via mobile

This was a really delightful place to visit and taste great local produce from the Rutherglen region. A most welcoming space where you can taste the olive oil and olives with bread and the tapenade with toast. And lovely local wines. Highly recommended. Say hello...to the chatty cocky on your way in.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

Spent the afternoon with a friend here. The food was delicious. Home made soup and dessert. There was an open fire which made it really coxy in a peaceful setting.

Date of visit: June 2019
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I apologise for inadvertently offending you. I wish I could have done so immediately had you indicated somehow that you thought I was rude...."ouch"..."did you intend to belittle me?"... Hot and cold - like the weather... More
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5